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You can register for IELTS quickly and easily through our Online Registration Service.

Warning

We have been made aware of fraudulent websites pretending to be the British Council IELTS registration sites. Please be advised that they are not associated with us in any form. We are also not responsible for the content available on these websites.

To ensure your details are safe, please only book your test by clicking on the registration link here on this site or on the TakeIELTS website. 

Before you enter your personal details, please check that you are using our secure online registration system. You can do this by making sure the website address starts with “https://”. In addition fraudulent sites may use incorrect spellings in the website address, so check that “British Council” is spelt correctly. 

If you are not sure, please use this link to book your IELTS test

To register, simply follow the steps below:

Important notice
Please note that there are websites pretending to be British Council IELTS registration sites. They are not associated with us and we are not responsible for the content on those sites.
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1. READ THE INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES

Download and read the Information for Candidates Booklet and leaflet below, which contains important information about the test format, the question types and the test results. Please note that IELTS is not recommended for candidates under the age of 16. 

2. DECIDE WHICH VERSION OF THE TEST IS RIGHT FOR YOU

There are two versions of the IELTS test:

  • IELTS Academic
  • IELTS General Training

Read our simple guide to help you decide which version of the test is right for you. 

3. CHECK THE IELTS TEST DATES

Use our Online Registration System to find up-to-date information about test dates and availability.

Please note: Your Listening, Reading and Writing test will be completed on the same day. Your Speaking test may be offered on the same day, or up to a week before or after your main test day. You will receive notification in advance if your Speaking test is on a different day to your main test day.

4. REGISTER ONLINE OR AT ANY OF OUR OFFICES

You can use our Online Registration System to book your place on the test.

To register in person, download and complete the application form below. Submit this to your nearest British Council centre two weeks before the exam date with a copy of your identity card or passport. 

5. PREPARE AND SEND YOUR DOCUMENTS  

You must use one of the ID documents below to register for IELTS:

  • passport
  • ID.

You must submit a clear copy of the same ID with your application - do not submit the original ID document.

You must bring the same original ID to your IELTS written and speaking test.

Please note that if you don’t bring your original ID, you won’t be able to take your IELTS test. Your test fee will not be refunded and it won't be possible to transfer your test date.

6. CHOOSE YOUR PAYMENT METHOD

The cost of sitting a test is 900 NIS. You can pay for your test:

  • by cash at any of our offices in Palestine
  • by bank transfer into our account at any of the Arab Bank Branches in Palestine.

If you are paying through bank deposit, please send us copy of the bank receipt with your registration documents to confirm your place.

For further details please contact us.

7.  COMPLETE YOUR REGISTRATION

We need to receive all documents within two working days of your online registration. Unfortunately, if we do not receive documents within two working days your application will be cancelled. 

We cannot process incomplete applications, so please make sure you submit all the necessary information.

Copies of your results

If you would like your results to be sent to universities or other educational institutions, please enter the relevant addresses in the appropriate fields on the online registration form and notify us. We can issue a maximum of five copies per student. 

8. AFTER YOU REGISTER

After registering you will receive an automatic email with your access codes to the free online course: Road to IELTS.

You will receive a confirmation letter giving you the start time of your test and the venue address.

For more information please contact us.

SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS 

IELTS is designed to be a fair test and your English language ability will be assessed objectively, regardless of any special needs that you may have.

We can help you with any special arrangements you require for your test.

Please contact us three months in advance of your test date to find out how you can apply for special arrangements. 

REFUNDS 

If you want to request a refund, please read our refund policy prior to making a request.

TEST DAY TRANSFERS 

If you want to transfer to a different test date, you need to notify us at least five weeks prior to the test session you have registered for. you will be charged 20% (180NIS) administrative fees, if you notify us less than five weeks you will not be allowed to transfer your test. To do this, please contact us.

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