Why accept IELTS?
IELTS is the world's most popular test for verifying English language ability. If you work in a government department or agency that requires proof of English proficiency, IELTS can help.
Testing you can trust
IELTS has a well-earned reputation for fairness, reliability, and exacting standards. We go to great lengths to ensure that we provide results that you can trust.
IELTS makes it easy for you to assess whether a test taker’s English language skills are sufficient for immigration and visa purposes. Results are given as an overall score on the IELTS scale, and scores for each test section (Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking) are also detailed.
Built through research
IELTS tests are based on decades of rigorous academic research.
How IELTS compares to other tests
Want to know how IELTS compares to other tests? We have a range of resources to help you to ensure all applicants are treated fairly.
Setting IELTS entry scores
IELTS makes it easy for you to define your own entry score and assess whether a test taker’s English language skills are at the right level for your needs.
Verifying IELTS results
Government agencies and departments that accept IELTS are given complimentary access to the IELTS Results Verification Service. Secure, free, and simple to use, it helps to ensure the accuracy and validity of applications.