Check your IELTS results online

You can check your results by logging into your account on the British Council portal.

Your IELTS test report form

Your test report form will be posted to the address you have given in your application 1-3 days after your test results have been released online. Please allow a few extra days for its arrival by post.

We have to allow 2 weeks for UK post or 3 weeks for international post.

If you think your certificate is lost in the post, please contact us at

Please note, if you haven’t received your certificate you must report it as lost within 3 months of your test. We are unable to issue replacement certificates over 3 months after the date of your test.

To check your results against the IELTS band scale, see the chart on the About IELTS page.



Prepare for IELTS

We run a full range of IELTS preparation courses to make sure you get your best result.

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Test venues

IH London has exam multiple locations with test dates throughout the year.

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Register for an IELTS test

You can register and pay for your IELTS test online, by email, by post, or in person.

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IELTS is recognised globally as the English test for higher education and immigration.

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IELTS for UK visa info

IELTS has been approved as a SELT (Secure English Language Test) for UK visas.

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Common questions we receive about IELTS tests are answered here.

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