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How to apply

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Apply by post

Please see the instructions you have printed out above and send your application form to:

IELTS Test Centre
32-38 Wells Street
London W1T 3UW

Test availability varies from day to day. See available test dates. We take no responsibility for postal applications that go missing in the post or that are held up by Royal Mail due to incorrect or incomplete address, or underpaid postage.

Apply in person

University of Westminster
32-38 Wells Street
London W1T 3UW

Our opening hours are: Monday 2–5pm, Tuesday 1–5pm and Wednesday 1–5pm.

Please note that we will be closed on Monday 1 September 2014.

You must bring with you:

  1. One of the following identity documents:
    • A valid passport.
    • A National ID card (EU nationals only).
    • Certificate of registration from the police.
  2. A photocopy of the above document.
  3. Payment (postal order or credit card). We do not accept cash or cheque payments.

We regret we cannot register you without one of the identification documents listed above. All identification documents must be originals.

The 2014 IELTS exam fee is currently £140. Payment can be made by credit or debit card (Visa, MasterCard or Solo/Maestro), or postal order (payable to 'University of Westminster').

Please note that we do not accept cash payments, American Express, Visa Electron or swipe-only cards. Please make sure your card is not one of the above as you will lose your place if your card is not accepted. We cannot process your application until we have received full payment.

Test cancellation and transfer: requests can only be made more than three weeks before the test date. They must be put in an email and received by 3pm on the Friday three weeks before your test date. There is a £40 admin fee for cancellations and transfers.

IELTS test group bookings

We welcome group bookings (10 or more candidates) well in advance from institutions. For further information please contact the IELTS Administrator (contact details below). Smaller groups can book online here.

Contact us

IELTS Test Centre
T: +44 (0)20 3506 9900
F: +44 (0)20 7915 5492