IELTS Exam Day

IELTS test fee

The fee for the IELTS test is QAR 950 for both paper based and computer-delivered. 

IELTS test registration will be purely online. Paper applications are no longer accepted.

Payment options accepted are the following:
1. Credit Card (VISA/Mastercard only)
2. Debit Card (VISA/Mastercard only)
3. Offline cash payment at the British Council

Price list

Paper based IELTS test fee QAR 950
Computer-delivered IELTS test fee QAR 950
IELTS UKVI test fee QAR 1025
IELTS Life Skills test fee QAR 770
IELTS Enquiry on Results (EOR) QAR 450
IELTS UKVI Enquiry on Results (EOR) QAR 450
IELTS Life Skills Enquiry on Results (EOR) QAR 450
Replacement of Lost TRF QAR 290
Additional Test Report Form (TRF) including courier QAR 65 + QAR 85
Module change request QAR 230
IELTS Transfer and Refund Administration Fee

QAR 230 (Transfer)

QAR 260 (Refund)

IELTS UKVI Transfer and Refund Administration Fee

QAR 280 (Transfer)

QAR 280 (Refund)

IELTS Life Skills Transfer and Refund Administration Fee

QAR 210 (Transfer)

QAR 210 (Refund)

Speaking Test Date Change Fee* QAR 100

 *Only under exceptional circumstances and subject to approval


We have been made aware of fraudulent websites pretending to be the British Council IELTS registration sites. Please be advised that they are not associated with us in any form. We are also not responsible for the content available on these websites.

To ensure your details are safe, please only book your test by clicking on the registration link here on this site or on the TakeIELTS website. 

Before you enter your personal details, please check that you are using our secure online registration system. You can do this by making sure the website address starts with “https://”. In addition fraudulent sites may use incorrect spellings in the website address, so check that “British Council” is spelt correctly. 

If you are not sure, please use this link to book your IELTS test

IELTS test dates and locations

We currently run three paper based IELTS tests a month and four test sessions for computer-delivered IELTS in a week in Qatar.

You will receive an automated confirmation email confirming your registration details.

Please note: There are limited number of places for all our IELTS test sessions. Places are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. To ensure you get a place, we recommend that you register as early as possible.

When you complete your registration process, you should log in to Test Taker Portal and click Date and Location tab to check the location where you will take the exam. If you don't know the password, after you click 'I forgot password' button you are able to get your password by entering the email address you used for registering for the exam.

The table below show the available upcoming paper based and computer-delivered test dates in Qatar.

You can use our online registration system to find live information about test dates and availability. 

You can now choose between paper based and computer-delivered IELTS

Book a paper based IELTS test
Book a computer-delivered IELTS test
Find out more about computer-delivered and paper based IELTS.

Please note:

  • Your listening, reading and writing test will be completed on the same day
  • Your speaking test will take place on the same day, or up to a week before or after your main test day
  • You will receive notification by email and/or SMS two days prior to the test date to confirm all your test details including the test venue.

If you have any questions about applying for a test, or require any further information, please contact us.

Available tests

Select a location below


Venue: Computer-delivered IELTS (BC), British Council, Al Sadd Street

Test Date Module Registration Deadline Register
14/01/19 IELTS General Training 10/01/19 Apply now

Venue: Paper-based IELTS (QNCC), Qatar National Convention Centre, (Google QNCC for location)

Test Date Module Registration Deadline Register
05/01/19 IELTS General Training 26/12/18 Apply now
12/01/19 IELTS Academic 02/01/19 Apply now
19/01/19 IELTS Academic 09/01/19 Apply now
19/01/19 IELTS General Training 09/01/19 Apply now
02/02/19 IELTS Academic 25/01/19 Apply now
09/02/19 IELTS Academic 01/02/19 Apply now
09/02/19 IELTS General Training 01/02/19 Apply now