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Sending Results to Receiving Organizations

You may wish to send your IELTS results to a Receiving Organization (RO) such as a college, university or professional organization. You can do so anytime as long as your results are still valid (within 2 years of the test date). In many cases, the RO will want an official result, which means you must

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Allow Another Person To Pick Up Your Results

Your IELTS test results are confidential and we will not share or give them to anyone without your approval. You may arrange for another person to pick up your results for you by following the instructions below: Provide us your written authorization (by email) for another person to collect your TRF, including the full name

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Ensure your IELTS Result is Genuine

Get a genuine IELTS score through an official IELTS test centre. Please report any suspicious activity to ielts.security@britishcouncil.org Only trust official IELTS test centres and venues.  You can verify this on https://ielts.ca/ 

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IELTS – CLB Conversion Tool

IELTS was the first test to be recognized by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and Immigration Quebec as proof of English language proficiency for immigration and citizenship programs. Need to convert IELTS scores to or from Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB)? Try the new IELTS ⇔ CLB conversion tool: https://ielts.ca/about-ielts/#immigration

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Free Online IELTS Course Starts Feb 5 2018

Prepare for the IELTS test with the British Council’s free online course Understanding IELTS: Techniques for English Language Tests Starts 5 February 2018 The course will help anyone learning English, especially those preparing for the IELTS test (International English Language Testing System). Each week will focus on a component of the IELTS test (Listening, Reading, Writing

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IELTS Prep App Now Available!

Download now and start your preparation for IELTS today!     What it offers: A comprehensive overview of the IELTS Speaking and Listening tests Listening and Speaking practice tests  Common grammar rules explained and exercises  Videos of IELTS Speaking interviews  Useful tips for the IELTS test  Assessment criteria explained  Quizzes to test your knowledge of

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Advice for Native English Speakers

 Even people whose mother tongue is English need to take IELTS under certain circumstances. These will usually be determined by the government (permanent residence applications, for example), a higher-education institution, or professional association (especially if you are in a healthcare-related field). It important to prepare for the test even if you are a native English

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Academic or General – Which Version of the Test Do I Need?

 There are 2 versions of the test. You can take IELTS Academic or IELTS General Training depending on the organization you are applying to and your plans for the future. Whatever your reason for taking IELTS, make the most of your language skills.Please check with your receiving organization or your immigration consultant to make sure you

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Did You Know #6: Free ROAD TO IELTS Access

 Did you know that if you register for IELTS with the British Council, you receive FREE access (30 Hours) to Road to IELTS, a preparation course and practice materials to help you with your test? You can also try it free, even before you book your test!  Try it now:     Once you have

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Did You Know #5: ID Requirements

 Did you know that you MUST have your original (not a copy), valid (not expired) Passport or Canada Permanent Resident (PR) Card with you on test day?  The ID document you bring on test day must be the same one you used to register Other forms of ID are not accepted. You will not be

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Did You Know #4: Cancellation Policy

Did you know that the IELTS cancellation/refund policy requires you give 5 weeks‘ notice if you need to cancel or change your test date? Many people skip over the Terms & Conditions without reading them carefully (or at all), and this is an important point. There are exceptions for illness, injury, etc (emergencies), but to

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Did You Know #3: Don’t Make This Mistake!

Did you know that one of the most common mistakes made on an IELTS application is an incorrect or incomplete postal address? The 2 items most often missing are a house/apartment/unit number and the postal code. Don’t make this mistake! Be sure your address is complete and correct or you may have to wait several

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Did You Know #2: Busiest Times – Plan Ahead

Did you know that January – March is the busiest time of the year for IELTS tests? Demand for Academic IELTS is especially high in this period. This means you need to book well in advance (we suggest 3-4 weeks). Be sure you pay your fee & submit your ID (passport or permanent resident card)

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Did You Know #1: Tips and Advice

 This is post #1 in our new “Did You Know?” series where we share info about IELTS that you should know but may not. We will post tips & advice taken from frequently asked questions, rumors, and other things we, or our candidates, have seen, heard or done. We hope you will find these posts

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