IELTS Exam Fees

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IELTS is one of the most widely taken English language tests in the world. It is taken by the candidates for a number of purposes. To get admission into English-taught universities, visa applications, or work permits. Here, we are talking about costs and other IELTS Exam Fees like registration and rescheduling. If you want to know more about the exam, here are some useful links:




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IELTS Exam Fees:

IELTS is taken into more than 100 countries in the world. The IELTS registration fees vary from country to country. Therefore, one may have to pay comparatively more or less in order to appear for the IELTS Exam. Here are some of the countries and Fees one has to pay to take the IELTS:


AU $340


CA $309 - $319






INR 13250


€225 - €230

New Zealand

NZ $385



United Kingdom



US $215 - $250

As mentioned before, the fees for different countries will be different for IELTS and the best way to understand the latest IELTS Registration fees for your region is to check on the IELTS official website while booking for the test center, test date, and the timings.

IELTS Cancellation Fees:

For any reason, if you are unable to take the test on the booked date for the IELTS, there is a provision to cancel the exam and get a refund. Here is what you should know before you cancel the test.

  • If you cancel the IELTS five weeks before the booked date, you are eligible for a full refund, sans the administrative fees (25% of IELTS Registration Fees).
  • If you cancel the IELTS in less than five weeks of the test date, there will be no refunds.
  • If one does not appear for the test, there will be no refunds.
  • If there is a medical emergency, one can present the medical certificate within 5 days of the exam date and claim the refund.

If confused about the test check this: Which test you should take: IELTS vs TOEFL vs PTE?


For IELTS UKVI, the IELTS for the United Kingdom Visa and Immigration have different fees than the General and Academic types of the IELTS. Normally, the UKVI will have higher fees than the General and Academic versions of the IELTS.

Rescheduling the IELTS:

For changing the test date, one can reschedule the IELTS exam five weeks after the actual exam date. You cannot reschedule the exam date within five weeks of the test. The rebooked or rescheduled date should be within three months of the date that was first booked.

How to Pay the IELTS Exam Fees?

Here are the payment methods one can use to pay the IELTS Exam Fees.

  • A VISA / Mastercard Credit or Debit Card. (Not applicable for British council)
  • Demand Draft from the listed banks on the website.
  • A bank deposit into the banks is fixed by the institution.

These are some of the payment methods for the IELTS Exam if you are willing to appear for one. However, before the payment of the fees, you would like to book and register for the IELTS exam. 

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