Information and advice about your IELTS test day
You might feel a bit nervous about your IELTS test day. So that things go smoothly as possible for you, we’ve put together some information to help you understand what will happen on the day of your test.
You will need to arrive in good time for your IELTS test. You will receive an email at least three days before the test so you will know at what time your test starts.The email will also provide you with the procedures and timings on the test day. If you arrive late, you may not be allowed to take the test.
If you have asked for special arrangements as a result of a disability or other condition, adjustments will be made for you on the test day. If you need a modified version of IELTS, please contact our staff at least three months’ in advance.If special arrangements (for example, extra time) need to be made then please contact our staff six weeks' in advance. Extra time arrangements are not provided for the IELTS on computer test.
Your Speaking test may be offered on the same day as the other sections of the test, or up to a week before or after. You will receive notification in advance if your Speaking test is on a different day to your main test day.
Make sure you are prepared and have something to eat and drink beforehand. You will not be allowed to take food into the test room and you will only be allowed to take water in a transparent bottle.