IELTS test is going ahead, with additional precautions in place to help protect the health of test takers and staff.
Test takers should not attend an IELTS test if they have been in contact with anybody suspected to have been exposed to novel Coronavirus, or who have cough, fever or are showing signs of being short of breath. Additional requirements may apply depending on the region where you are taking the test.
Currently tests running locations are: –
Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, China, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hong Kong (Macao)Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Laos, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestinian Territories, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, China, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Vietnam, Zimbabwe
Test Day Precautions
The health of test takers and staff is key priority.
If you have been in contact with a person suspected to have been exposed to novel Coronavirus, or if you are unwell, have a cough or fever, or are showing signs of being short of breath, please contact your test centre to reschedule your test or to arrange a refund.
Test takers are requested to follow official advice, including required self-isolation or quarantine restrictions in the country where they are taking the test.
Wearing a mask
As a precautionary health measure, until further notice, test takers, centre staff and examiners may wear a face mask covering their mouth and nose during the test.
Test takers are welcome to bring their own mask. Please be aware that you may be requested to uncover your face temporarily for some security checks.
Hygiene practices on test day
Additional health and safety measures are introduced at IELTS test centres on test day.
All test takers are advised in advance to help create a safe testing environment by washing their hands on arrival and throughout the test day.
More information on looking after your health is available on the World Health Organisation