To protect the health of IELTS test takers and examiners in light of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), and in accordance to the recent decrees issued by local Governments, IELTS tests have been suspended until 31 May 2020, except in Curitiba and Porto Alegre. Click here for more information.

The British Council in Brazil offers IELTS Academic, General Training and 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 Fee Book
IELTS Academic and General Training - paper-based test 900BRL Book now
IELTS Academic and General Training - computer-delivered test 920BRL Book now
Paper-based IELTS or Computer-delivered IELTS in the cities of Belém, Manaus and Boa Vista 940BRL

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IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration (Academic and General Training)  1046BRL Book now
IELTS Life Skills (A1 and B1)  795BRL Book now

To book you 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.