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About Computer-delivered IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration

You can take the IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration through paper or on a computer. The Computer-delivered IELTS test is being offered in Manila, Cebu, Baguio, and Davao for both Academic and General Training modules.

Taking the IELTS on a computer can give you the experience of a fast and convenient way to take the test! The computer-delivered tests are held selected days and registrations on a test date may close one full. Take note that there are only 15 available slots per session.

Why take the IELTS for UKVI (A) on a computer?

  • Take your test in a more relaxed environment, since only 14 other candidates will be present in the room as you take your test
  • Time management will be made easier because of the screen countdown
  • High quality headphones are available during the Listening section of the test, allowing you to focus more
  • You can also highlight passages using your mouse which will help you during the Reading Section of your test
  • Editing or erasing is made easier if you prefer typing on a computer for the Writing section of the test


Why should I take computer-delivered IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration with IDP?

Read more about our preparation support here.

  • Regardless of whether you choose to take the IELTS test for UKVI on paper or on computer, you will receive the same test report form. You will receive your results within 3-5 days after you sit a computer-delivered test.
    Find out more about IELTS Results.

  • You will take the Listening, Reading and Writing sections of IELTS using a computer. The Speaking test will remain face-to-face, conducted with a live IDP examiner, as we believe it is the most effective way of assessing your speaking skills and prompts a more lifelike performance. All other aspects are the identical, whether it is taken on paper or on computer.

  • Although the test will be taken on a computer, all other aspects of the test are identical with the paper-based IELTS.
    • Content
    • Timings
    • Question types
    • Marking
    • Security arrangements
    • Speaking test delivery (face-to-face)

    Find out more about the format of the IELTS test.

  • IDP offers robust preparation support to our test takers. We offer free online preparation courses, materials and seminars, as well as paid review material and workshops.

Before you head into your test, make sure you take some time to get familiar with the computer-delivered format of the test. These sample materials will give you an idea of what to expect in the computer-delivered Listening, Reading and Writing sections. Click here to practice with sample test questions.

Ready for the next step?

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Click here to view frequently asked questions by IELTS test takers.

FAQs about IELTS for UKVI

Click here to view frequently asked questions by IELTS for UKVI test takers.

Registration Procedure

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