Book your exam online or at our office and access our free preparation materials today. 

When you book an IELTS test with the British Council, you also get included in your test fee: 

  • Exclusive, free access to our popular online preparation course 'Road to IELTS Last Minute course', which includes 100 interactive activities, 9 video tutorials and two IELTS Academic practice tests for each of the four skills
  • Five extra Test Report Forms for free that we send free of charge to institutions you’re applying to (e.g. immigration offices, universities etc.)

Choose how to take your IELTS test and book online

You can take your test at one of our official test centres on paper or on a computer. All you need is a valid identification document and a bank card if you want to pay online.

Tests we offer

Test type Fees for test dates till 31 March 2022 Fees for test dates from 1 April 2022 Booking link
IELTS Academic      
On paper KWD 85 KWD 88 Book now
On computer KWD 88 KWD 88 Book now
IELTS General Training      
On paper KWD 85 KWD 88 Book now
On computer KWD 88 KWD 88 Book now
UKVI and Life Skills      
IELTS for UKVI KWD 78 KWD 78 Book now
Life Skills KWD 60 KWD 60 Book now

What you need to book

  1. Make sure you have a valid ID- passport or Kuwaiti ID card at hand. Please note you will have to present the same passport or Kuwaiti ID Card that you use for registration on test day. Different, invalid or expired passport or Kuwaiti ID card will not be accepted, and you will not be allowed to sit the test. Please note that candidates under 18 years of age have to supply written consent by a parent or guardian in order to apply for a test place.’ Please note that IELTS is not recommended for test takers under the age of 16.
  2. For any special requirements, you have to apply for the paper-based exam. For more details please contact the centre.

After you have booked your test

You will receive emails confirming:

  • the start time of your test and the venue address
  • your Speaking Test date
  • your access to the free online preparation course Road to IELTS Last Minute Version.

More information about the test

Download and read our Information for Candidates, which contains important information about the test format, the question types and the test results.

Get ready with our free preparation materials

Choose from a wide range of free preparation materials to get the IELTS score you need. You can prepare on the go with our practice apps, videos and online lessons. You can also take our free practice tests for IELTS on paper and computer.

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