Who accepts IELTS?

IELTS is accepted for both study and migration by governments in more countries than any other English language test.

Choosing IELTS gives you more options for the future. 10,000 organisations have listed their IELTS requirements with us here, making it easy for you to see where your IELTS result can take you. Search the list.

What IELTS score do you need?

Universities, colleges, employers and immigration departments each set their own minimum IELTS score requirements.

Find out who accepts IELTS!

Step 1: Search for the organization and check that your chosen organisation accepts IELTS results. Get a rough idea of what IELTS score is required by your chosen organisation.
Step 2: Confirm the score you need directly with your chosen organisation.

  • To confirm the latest information relating to visa and migration requirements, please visit the relevant government website directly: Australia Canada UK New Zealand.
  • To confirm the IELTS score requirements of your chosen university if employer please visit their website or contact each organization directly.
  • If you are applying to live or work in Canada – you will also need to check what IELTS scores you need in each part of the test in order to meet Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) requirements. Read more about IELTS and the CLB here.
  • Nigeria’s most popular English-language test for work, study, and migration.
  • IELTS is recognised by over 10,000 organizations in 140 countries worldwide.
  • Speaking test administered face to face in a private, quiet room with one examiner.