Register for an IELTS test
British Council provides IELTS testing in over 500 locations, in more than 100 countries, worldwide. Find out how to book an IELTS test in Turkey the easy way.
Register for IELTS
- How to register for IELTS?
- Register for the IELTS test
- IELTS test dates
- IELTS terms and conditions
- Special arrangements
- Contact us
The fee for IELTS exams which will be held from “April and onwards” is set as 400 TL. Those who have completed registrations for “April and onwards” exams prior to 13/02/2014 will not be affected from this fee increase and no extra payment is required.
If you are planning to make your registrations as of today for “April and onwards” exams, please note that you need to pay 400TL in order to receive confirmation.
How to register for IELTS?
Online registration and payment of the exam fee
To apply for IELTS exam first candidates are advised to choose a suitable date for examination. After choosing the date you can click on the link below and enter your personal details for your registration. Please make sure to re-check your email address before you complete your application. All communication is carried out via your email address.
Register for the IELTS Test
There’re two steps to follow to complete your registration:
- Make your payment to bank
- Complete your online registration from the link below
|IELTS Online Application|
Points to consider:
- Once your application is submitted you will not be able to change your date
- All parts of your application must be fully completed. Otherwise, British Council holds the right to reject your application
- You will receive a confirmation e-mail with your candidate number 10 days prior to your exam date. In case you don’t receive this e-mail within 10 days prior to your examination date, please contact us. In case you do not receive the confirmation email and do not inform us.about the situation we cannot guarantee a place for you
- The speaking part of the exam can take place three days before or after your written examination. Please consider this while you are organising your schedule.
- Your exam venue, time and oral exam details are announced four days prior to your exam date, on Tuesdays after 18:00. Please check this link for your time and venue details.
All candidates who wish to apply for an IELTS exam are subject to a fee of 400 TL. Your registration won’t be confirmed in case of an incomplete payment. Before completing your online application, you need to transfer your payment using the account information below.
BRITISH COUNCIL TL Account
Şube Kodu: 1011
Hesap No: 1386454
Alıcı :British Council – Embassy Office of Cultural Counsellor
Swift Code: ISBKTRISXXX
IBAN CODE: TR600006400000110111386454
In order to help us to match the payment with the correct candidate, please include the following information on your payslip:
- Full name of the candidate
- Exam date
- ID number (This has to be the ID that the candidate will present on the day of the examination, either ID number or Passport number will be used on for this part)
e.g. Ali Yilmaz, 27 November IELTS, 12345678912
How can I pay for my exam?
Paying at the bank:
- You can go to nearest İş Bank branch and transfer the exam fee of 400 TL to our account free of transfer fee.
Paying without going to bank:
You can do the payment via
- Internet banking
- Mobile banking
Candidates are responsible for any extra fees associated with the payment of examination fees. Payments below 400 TL will not be accepted.
We are not able to accept registrations after the deadline for application. However, if there is any availability we can still consider late registrations subject to payment of late registration penalty.
Candidates who want to register themselves after the registration deadline must get in contact with the exams department and ask about extra seats. Though we might not have availability for every exam.
Transfer and Cancellation
Transfers are allowed free of charge and for one time only if they have been requested 5 weeks prior to examination date. The new examination date should be set to within 3 months starting from your original application date. You can only transfer your exam to an exam with an ongoing registration date.
Cancellations, requested by 5 weeks prior to examination date will be subject to administration charge of 100 TL and requires a formal document of excuse.
Transfers that are requested by 5 weeks prior to examination date will be subject to 100 TL transfer fee and requires a formal document of excuse.
British Council holds the right to refuse the cancellation or transfer requests.
Cancellations can be requested by sending the relavant forms by email.
Please make sure to state below information on the explanation part of your payment for your transfer:
1- Full name of the candidate
2- Transfer date
Payments should be made to the British Council TL account as indicated for your registration.
All documents must be submitted via e-mail in 3 business days. Otherwise you will lose your transfer rights.
Illness on the exam day
In case of illness, candidates need to e-mail us the medical report including the exam date together with relevant documents within following three business days. Otherwise, the candidate will lose all rights to claim compensation.
Upon receipt of necessary documents within three business days, refund of remaining of the exam fee after deduction of 100TL administrative charges will be paid back to the candidate or an alternative future exam date will be provided or an alternative future exam date will be provided given that the transfer fee of 100TL is paid. You can only transfer your exam to an exam with an ongoing registration date.
Should candidates who opt to transfer their examination date to a new examination date fall ill on the second examination date are not entitled to a refund of the examination fee nor to any transfer to a new examination date.
IELTS Test Dates
In order to meet the demand for IELTS Exam from different parts of Turkey, we are now organising IELTS Exams in other cities as well, in addition to the big cities where we have been conducting IELTS for many years.
Please check below the regularly updated IELTS locations and dates chart, and have the chance to take IELTS in your own or a neighbouring city.
GT = General Training
AC= Academic Training
IELTS terms and conditions
Make sure you read and accept the IELTS test terms and conditions when you register for the test. The terms and conditions contain important information, including details of test day arrangements:
- What you can take into the test
- The rules you must follow
- Test security
- What you can expect from the results process
- How we use your information
IELTS has been designed to be a fair test. Your English language ability will be assessed objectively, regardless of any disability that you may have.
We make every effort to cater for the special needs of disabled candidates. You will need to provide a medical certificate issued within the last two years when you book your test.
What sort of help can I get?
If you have a visual impairment, we can provide enlarged print and braille test papers or an amanuensis to write answers on a braille word-processor.
If you have hearing difficulties, we can arrange special amplification equipment or a lip-reading version of the listening module.
If you have learning difficulties, for example dyslexia, we can arrange a word processor, voice-activated software or extra time for the reading and writing tests.
Whatever your needs, please contact us to discuss them as soon as possible. Your request must be supported by original medical documentation not older than two years and with a diagnosis written in English or Latin. It can take up to three months for us to put special arrangements in place.
In order to serve you better, feedback/complaints about the conditions of the test must be given on the test day in writing or no later than 5 days after the test date via email@example.com. Any complaints about the delivery of the test after the results are issued will not be considered as valid.
British Council TURKEY – Examinations Department
Telephone +90 212 355 56 57 Fax +90 212 355 56 58
You can call us during weekdays between: 09:00 – 13:00 ; 14:00 – 17:00