TEST DAY

Here is important information about your IELTS test day. Please read it very carefully and follow the instructions and advice to ensure your day goes as smoothly as possible. If you have questions, please email or call us before the day of the test. We will be unable to answer calls or emails on test day.

IELTS on computer test day
  • You must bring your valid Passport or Canada Permanent Resident Card (whichever you used on the application form).
  • No photocopies or other forms of identification will be accepted.
  • Expired ID will not be accepted.
  • Candidates without proper ID will not be allowed to test and will forfeit the test fee.
  • If your ID document changes for any reason before test day you must provide a copy of the new one to us by 4pm the day before the test.
  • CD IELTS tests may have up to 3 separate tests in 1 day. You must check your test schedule in your IELTS account.
  • Use the washroom if necessary. Please do this before registration.
  • Give cloakroom staff all bags, electronic devices (including cell phones, wallets, purses/bags and wristwatches) and other valuable items.
  • Present your valid, original Passport or Canada Permanent Resident Card
  • Proceed to the camera and finger scan station. (If you have a head scarf or veil, you may be asked to remove this item in a separate room).
  • Enter the test room when instructed.
  • CD IELTS tests may have up to 3 separate test in 1 day. You must check your test schedule in your IELTS account.
  • You chose your speaking test time at during registration. Refer to your confirmation email or check your test details in your IELTS account.
  • You must be at the test centre 30 minutes before the scheduled time of your speaking test.
  • Pens and note paper will be provided. Please do not bring these items as they will not be allowed in the test room.
  • Cell phones, watches, and other electronic devices and belongings are not permitted in the test room and must be stored in our cloakroom.
  • Our cloakroom is secure and you must either use it or leave valuable items at home.
  • If you wish to drink during the test please bring your own. Only drinks such as water or juice (with no aroma), in a clear (see-through) container will be allowed in the test room.
  • Please avoid using strong colognes or perfumes.

Read our handy guide for test tips, preparation materials and other important details about your IELTS test.

IELTS Test TipsIELTS Test TipsIELTS Test Tips and Advice (ORS 2)

Paper-based test day
  • You must bring your valid Passport or Canada Permanent Resident Card (whichever you used on the application form).
  • No photocopies or other forms of identification will be accepted.
  • Expired ID will not be accepted.
  • Candidates without proper ID will not be allowed to test and will forfeit the test fee.
  • If your ID document changes for any reason before test day you must provide a copy of the new one to us by 4pm the day before the test.
  • Please arrive at 8:30 AM. This is when the centre opens.
  • Registration ends at 9:15 AM. Candidates who arrive after 9:15 AM will not be admitted.
  • Use the washroom if necessary. Please do this before registration.
  • Give cloakroom staff all bags, electronic devices (including cell phones, wallets, purses/bags and wristwatches) and other valuable items.
  • Present your valid, original Passport or Canada Permanent Resident Card
  • Proceed to the camera and finger scan station. (If you have a head scarf or veil, you may be asked to remove this item in a separate room).
  • Enter the test room when instructed.
  • Listening, Reading and Writing tests will be held from 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM with no breaks in between.
  • Speaking tests are held on Saturday afternoon from 1:00 – 5:00 PM.
  • You chose your speaking test time at during registration. Refer to your confirmation email or check your test details in your IELTS account.
  • Return to the test centre 30 minutes before the scheduled time of your speaking test.
  • Pens, pencils, and erasers will be provided. Please do not bring these items as they will not be allowed in the test room.
  • Cell phones, watches, and other electronic devices and belongings are not permitted in the test room and must be stored in our cloakroom.
  • Our cloakroom is secure and you must either use it or leave valuable items at home.
  • If you wish to drink during the test please bring your own. Only drinks such as water or juice (with no aroma), in a clear (see-through) container will be allowed in the test room.
  • Please avoid using strong colognes or perfumes.

Read our handy guide for test tips, preparation materials and other important details about your IELTS test.

IELTS Test Tips and Advice (ORS 2)

Washroom rules
Your test day journey

 

Arrive at the written test venue

 

Use the toilets before check-in

 

Leave personal belongings in the designated area

 

Check in using your passport/PR card

 

Have your photo taken and finger scanned scanned at entry point

 

Enter the test room (or waiting area)

 

Your written test takes place

 

Check desk label for speaking test time/date and test venue

 

Arrive at the speaking test venue 30 minutes before the test, bringing your Passport/PR card

 

Use the toilets before check-in

 

Leave personal belongings in the designated area

 

Centre verifies your ID

 

Enter the speaking test room

 

Your speaking test takes place

 

Your test ends

 

Collect your belongings and relax after your test!

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Kaplan IELTS Test Center
300 – 755 Burrard Street Vancouver  BC  V6Z 1X6
 Office Hours:  Mon – Fri  9am – 4pm
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Guru Learning Institute
2646 Auburn Street Abbotsford  BC  V2T 3K1
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Oscar International College
201 – 12732 80 Avenue Surrey  BC  V3W 3A7
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250 – 35 The Esplanade Toronto  ON  M5E 1Z4

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