Transfer, Cancellation And Refund Policy

Request for cancellation or postponement of your IELTS test must be made strictly 5 weeks before the test date via email or in person only. Telephone cancellation or postponement will not be accepted.
  • Cancellation more than five weeks ahead of the test date – you will receive a full refund (less a 25% administrative fee)
  • Cancellation less than five weeks ahead of the test date you will receive no refund*
  • Failure to appear for the test without notification is considered a cancellation, no refund will be issued, and you must register and pay again if you wish to take the test on another date*
  • Request for transfer of your IELTS test more than five weeks before the original test date will attract a 25% administrative fee.

* Candidates seeking cancellation or transfer within 5 weeks of the test date due to serious illness/injuries (minor illness and colds/flu not included), and/or loss of immediate family member, please contact us not later than 5 days before the test for advice.

This is applicable if the candidate can provide evidence of the following:

  • Serious Illness – hospital admission or serious injury
  • Loss or Bereavement – death of a close family member
  • Hardship/Trauma – victim of a crime, victim of a traffic accident
  • Military Service

You must complete a “Request for Refund” or “Test Day Transfer Form” and attach appropriate documentation and/or evidence; such as a medical certificate from a qualified medical practitioner, a death notice or certificate or a police report. Contact us for more information.


For the refunds to be processed, proceed to upload the documents here.

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