Important Notice:

On 20 February 2015, the UK government announced important changes to Secure English Language Tests (SELT) for visa purposes. 

If you are planning to study in the UK, please check the website of the institution you are interested in to identify the exact testing requirements for your course.

if you make a visa application to move to the UK, you need to be aware of the changes made by United Kingdom Visas and Immigration (UKVI).

For more information on the UK Visas and Immigration, please visit

Candidates going to the UK are advised to verify with their chosen institution/ university for the required version of the IELTS test they need before registering for their IELTS test. Refunds will only be given as per IELTS policy. Please see guidelines on IELTS refunds.

Do you want to study in the UK? IELTS can help you get there.

Over 600 UK universities and higher education institutions accept IELTS for proof of proficiency in the English Language. The IELTS test gives an accurate reflection of your ability to understand, read, write and speak English. 

Find out who accepts IELTS in the UK.

Take IELTS to prove you have the right language skills to study in the UK.