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

The British Council in Brazil offers IELTS Academic, IELTS General Training and IELTS UK visas and immigration (UKVI) tests.

You can book your IELTS test with us online. When you book with us, you can be certain that you will be taking your test at an official IELTS test centre.

Tests we offer

Test type Book
IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training
- paper-based test
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IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training
- computer-delivered test
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IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration
(Academic and General Training) 
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IELTS Life Skills (A1 and B1)  Book now

Fees may vary according to the test type, date and location. Check the prices of the test you want to take on our online registration portal.

Before booking your IELTS test, make sure to check which test type you need with the organisations you are applying to. Visit our Which IELTS test should I take? page for more information.

To book your test you will need to:

  1. Make sure you have a form of valid ID (passport or RG/RNE) at hand, as you will need to upload a clear photocopy of it when you book your test. Please note that CNH (driver's licence) or professional documents won't be accepted. 
  2. Download and read our Information for Candidates, which contains important information about the test format, the question types and the test results. Please note that IELTS is not recommended for test-takers under the age of 16. 
  3. For IELTS for UKVI, you can apply online (above).
  4. Remember to provide your complete address so you can receive your TRF (Test Report Form) properly. The address must be provided in Portuguese and must contain a valid CEP.
  5. Pay for your test. You can pay for your test through our online registration system via credit card only (MasterCard or Visa).

IELTS test date confirmation

Once you have completed the booking process, you will receive a payment and ID confirmation message. Remember to confirm your test details (date, venue and module).

The confirmation message giving you the start time of your test and the venue address will be emailed to you up to 7 to 10 days before the test date. 

Your Speaking test may be scheduled on the same day as the other sections, or on a different day within a 7-day window before your main test day. The test centre will send you a confirmation for the Speaking Test date by e-mail up to 7 to 10 days before the test date.

After we confirm your payment, you will also receive an automatic email with your access codes to the free online course: Road to IELTS.

You will also receive your IELTS Reference Number to access the Test Taker Portal. Please make sure that you have included your email address correctly when you book your test.