IELTS Application Process and Test Fees

How to apply

To apply for an IELTS test at the University of Reading please visit British Council at the University of Reading

Make sure you read and accept 'IELTS test terms and conditions' when you apply for an IELTS test. Full terms and conditions can be found at Take IELTS Terms & Conditions

When you sign the application form declaration, you are confirming that you have read and understood the IELTS test terms and conditions and agree to abide by them.


ID Requirements

Candidates must bring their original ID document with them on the day of the test. Copies will not be accepted and candidates will NOT be allowed to sit the IELTS test without their original ID document.

If a candidate is under 18, we request that a parent or guardian complete the form below, giving consent for the candidate's photo and fingerprint to be taken on the test day as part of the registration process. Once completed, please return to

IELTS Consent Form


IELTS Test Fees

IELTS Test Fee (2017)


Cancellation Fee


Test Date Transfer Fee


Enquiry on Results (EOR) Fee


The payment link for the IELTS test fee will be sent to you once we have received your application.

For all other payment links, please contact

Please note that speaking tests may take place up to 1 day before the main test day, candidates will be told the precise day and time approximately 5 days in advance. If you wish to request a speaking test on the same day as the main test please email (only requests submitted at least 2 weeks prior to the test date will be considered). Spaces are limited and same day speaking is not guaranteed.

N.B. Cheques and cash payments are NOT accepted


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