The link to the online registration page is in the bottom of the page. Please carefully read the below important notice before proceeding to the online registration.

 

After you have pre-booked your test online, you will receive an automatic email ‘Acknowledgement of Receipt of IELTS Test Application’. Three days prior to your test day, you will receive an email ‘Confirmation of completion of IELTS registration and acceptance of application’. Please contact cd.ielts@britishcouncil.or.jp if you do not receive those emails.

Your Passport

  • When making an online application, you must input test taker’s valid passport details. The valid passport that you use for online application must also be valid on your test day.
  • On your test day, you must bring test taker’s valid original passport which is the same valid passport that you used for your online application.
  • You will not be admitted to the test session if there is any discrepancy on your passport details. Please carefully check your passport details on your Mypage account. If there is any discrepancy between your passport details and your online application, you must inform us by sending a scan of your passport photo page by email cd.ielts@britishcouncil.or.jp. The deadline is 14:00 two days before your test day.
  • A valid passport is not expired, not cancelled, not punched with holes, not voided, not with corners cut off, and not damaged or faulty. If your passport has been renewed after completing online registration, you must inform us by sending a scan of your new passport by email cd.ielts@britishcouncil.or.jp. The deadline is 14:00 two days before the test day.
  • If you need to renew your passport or use it for visa purposes, p​lease make sure to plan that ahead so that you can take your valid original passport to your test day. In an event that your passport is being held at an immigration office for visa processing, please request to have it returned to you before your IELTS test day so that you can sit the test. We will not accept any other forms of identification including Letter of Authorization or Acknowledgement from the Immigration Department, university, or college or Certified True Copy of your original passport.

Important Notice

  • Candidates who are late for 'registration' will not be allowed to take the test. Please allow plenty of time to get to the test venue. Your registration start time can be found in the automatic email ‘Acknowledgement of Receipt of IELTS Test Application’ which is sent to you when you complete your online application. You can also find your registration start time in the automatic email ‘Confirmation of completion of IELTS registration and acceptance of application’ which is sent to you three days before your test day. Please contact us immediately if you do not receive those emails.
  • On your test day, you must bring test taker’s valid original passport which is the same valid passport that you used for your online application.
  • You must attend all four components of the test. Otherwise, you will not receive a Test Report Form.
  • You must take your passport and your own stationery into the test room. You can also take water (in a transparent, label-free bottle) to the written components. These items will be inspected before and during the test.
  • If you wish to take your glasses, medicines, or something warm to wear (e.g. jacket, cardigan or scarf), those items will be checked before you enter the test room. Any other items should be kept in the personal belongings area. You are advised not to bring any unnecessary baggage or any valuables to the test venue as the British Council will not be responsible for any loss or damages.
  • Failing to comply with regulations, not following instructions, and cheating will result in not being able to take the test and you will not be eligible for a refund.

COVID-19 Update

  • The health and safety of our staff, customers and the communities in which we operate is our top priority.
  • Test-takers’ body temperature will be measured before entering the test floor​.
  • Please refer to our website for detailed updates.
  • Test-takers must pay attention to and follow all our health and safety regulations in order to be admitted to their test session.

Your Test Result

  • Online result will be available five days after your test day (after 17:00 JST).
  • Your Test Report Form (TRF) will be also issued and posted 5 days after your test. If the TRF release day falls on a Saturday, a Sunday or a National Holiday, your TRF will be sent on the following business day.
  • Please be aware that result service on the Test Taker Portal may be experiencing some technical issues. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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