IELTS is the world’s most popular English language test.  If you want to study, work or live abroad in an English-speaking environment, IELTS is the perfect test. Book you test and get ready for IELTS with British Council exclusive resources.

To protect the health of IELTS test takers and examiners in light of Covid-19, IELTS tests are temporarily suspended in some cities of Brazil. Click here for the full list of cities and more information on our security measures.

IELTS English test: more opportunities worldwide

More than 10,000 organisations in 140 countries around the world, including Canada, United States, United Kingdom and Australia recommend IELTS as an English language proficiency test for immigration requests, admission in universities and selection processes, among others. There is a different type of IELTS for every goal.

Generally, IELTS Academic is indicated to those who will use the test results to apply for a university and IELTS General Training is used by those who want to work abroad or immigrate. If you need IELTS results to apply for a visa to the United Kingdom, your ideal option may be IELTS for UKVI or IELTS Life Skills. Access our guide on IELTS formats before registering for your exam. The English test is also offered in two deliveries: IELTS on paper and IELTS on computer.

By registering to take IELTS with the British Council, you have free access to our IELTS preparation resources, such as the IELTS familiarisation test, as well as a dedicated customer services team to help answer your questions. British Council has application centres in several Brazilian cities such as São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Brasília, and Recife. Please click here to consult IELTS test dates, locations and prices.

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