In line with the regulations of Ministry of Interior in Turkey, students who are taking tests including IELTS, and their guardians will be exempt from the weekend curfew upon submitting their test entry documents. Please see the related information on Ministry of Interior website. Candidates should have their HES codes ready to present before entering the exam area.

Book your exam online and access our free preparation materials today. 

When you book an IELTS test with the British Council, you also get included in your test fee: 

  • Exclusive, free access to our popular online preparation course 'Road to IELTS Last Minute course', which includes 100 interactive activities, 9 video tutorials and two IELTS Academic practice tests for each of the four skills

  • Five extra Test Report Forms for free that we send free of charge to institutions you’re applying to (e.g. immigration offices, universities etc.)

Choose how to take your IELTS test and book online

You can take your test at one of our official test centres on paper or on a computer. All you need is a valid identification document and a bank card if you want to pay online.

Test type Fee Available test dates
IELTS Academic

(paper or computer)

TRY 1,400 Find a test date
IELTS General Training

(paper or computer)

TRY 1,400 Find a test date
IELTS Academic for
(paper or computer)
TRY 1,600 Find a test date
IELTS General Training
for UKVI 
(paper or computer)
TRY 1,600 Find a test date
IELTS Life Skills
(A1 and B1)
TRY 1,500 Find a test date

What you need to book

  1. A valid identification document. When you register, you’ll need to upload a scan of your ID. It must be valid at the time of booking and on the test day. If you're under 18, your parents will also need to complete the Parent consent for candidates under 18 form. IELTS is not recommended for anyone under 16.

  2. A bank card. You can pay through our online booking system or in cash at an ICICI bank or through Demand Draft. Find out more about how to pay. (Costs may differ slightly depending on foreign exchange rates if paying with a credit or debit card)

After you have booked your test

You will receive emails confirming:

  • the start time of your test and the venue address

  • your Speaking Test date

  • your access to the free online preparation courses: Road to IELTS Last Minute Version and IELTS WordReady. 

More information about the test

Download and read our Information for Candidates to learn everything you need to know about the format, the different exam components and test results.

Special arrangements for your test

We’re here to assist if you have any accessibility needs that may impact on your ability to take IELTS. Find out more about our broad range of support tools and adjustments.

IELTS terms and conditions

Read the terms and conditions for taking IELTS with the British Council.