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IELTS payment in local currency

IELTS test taker can now pay in Turkish Lira. Check our registration page for details.

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Welcome to the British Council in Turkey

We connect people with learning opportunities and creative ideas from the UK. Whether you want to learn or teach English, take an exam, study in the UK or find out about our work in arts and education, this is the place to start.


IELTS test takers can pay in Turkish Lira

You must pay your IELTS fee within 2 business days after you complete your online application. To make registering for IELTS easier, test takers can now pay in local currency as of 25 November 2014. The cost is 425 TL. You can book your IELTS test online and take advantage of flexible payment options. Please note payments in other currencies will no longer be accepted. This change applies to all IELTS fees, including those for cancellations, refunds and other services. Please visit our IELTS pages for details.

Elif Şafak on our blog

Famous Turkish novelist Elif Şafak describes, how writing in English brings her closer to Turkey, in her interview with Ted Hodginkson. Read the blog story.