Book your exam online and access our free preparation materials today. 

When you book an IELTS test with the British Council, you also get included in your test fee: 

  • Exclusive, free access to our popular online preparation course 'Road to IELTS Last Minute course', which includes 100 interactive activities, 9 video tutorials and two IELTS Academic practice tests for each of the four skills

  • Five extra Test Report Forms for free that we send free of charge to institutions you’re applying to (e.g. immigration offices, universities etc.)

Choose how to take your IELTS test and book online

You can take your test at one of our official test centres on paper or on a computer. All you need is a valid identification document and choose the most convenient way of payment for you.

Tests we offer

Test type Fee  Available test dates

IELTS Academic
- in centre
(paper or computer)

UZS 1,927,200 Find a test date
IELTS General
Training - in centre
(paper or computer)
UZS 1,927,200 Find a test date
IELTS Academic for
UKVI - in centre
(paper or computer)
UZS 2,264,800 Find a test date
IELTS General
Training for UKVI
- in centre
(paper or computer)
UZS 2,264,800 Find a test date
IELTS Life Skills
(A1 and B1) - in centre
UZS 2,086,000 Find a test date

What you need to book

  1. A valid identification document. When you register, you’ll need to upload a scan of your ID (passport or national ID card). It must be valid at the time of booking and on the test day. If you're under 18, your parents will also need to complete the Parent consent for candidates under 18 form. IELTS is not recommended for anyone under 16.  

    - If you register using your ID card which Uzbekistan started issuing from 1 January 2021, please make sure that the full name you insert into the registration form is totally identical to the one indicated on the front side of your ID including apostrophes. 

    - Please keep in mind that if you apply for any international university, we recommend to get registered with your international passport details to avoid any misunderstanding with a different spelling of the name and surname in ID and international passport.

  2. Make the payment. You can pay through our online booking system, in cash at bank, using online payment applications as Payme, Click, Apelsin or through Demand Draft. 

    Payment can be made through any bank in the Republic of Uzbekistan to the following bank details:

    Account name: The British Council Office

    INN: 207066588

    Bank name: KDB Bank Uzbekistan, Yunusobod branch

    Account number: 20296000204844754001

    MFO: 00831

    We accept payments into our bank account from the following:

     - Payme, Click and Apelsin online payment services. Please see the detailed instructions on how to make the payment through 'Payme', 'Click'  and 'Apelsin'  mobile applications. 

    - Direct debit from your bank

    - Cash (at the cash desk of a bank)

    When paying through our Bank

    Yunusabad branch of JSC "KDB Bank Uzbekistan" (Yunusabad branch of JSC KDB Bank Uzbekistan, Minor 77, Tashkent, tel.: 78 1206141) accepts payment in cash from 09.30 to 16.00 (lunchtime from 14.00 to 15.00). When paying, you must have the original passport with you.

    When paying by UZS debit cards

    Yunusabad branch of JSC "KDB Bank Uzbekistan" accepts payment through UZS debit cards from 09.30 to 16.00 (lunch break from 14.00 to 15.00). When paying, you must have the original passport with you.

    When paying for another person, you must have the original of the payer's passport. In this case, the payer must be the owner of a debit card.

    When paying at the end of the month

    On the penultimate business day of the month, the Bank accepts payments through UZS DUET cards until 13.00. The bank does not accept payments via UZS cards DUET on the last business day of the month. Please note that the Bank may not be able to accept payments in cash and via UZS debit cards on the first business day of the month if the last day of the previous month was a working day.

    In the receipt, please write the following: [IELTS / surname / city / date of the test].

    To make any of the above payments you must quote your registration Reference Number in all reference fields of the receipt. Your reference number is a 15 digit number that starts with UZ, you will get in your "IELTS Application Summary" - an automated message which will be sent to you once you register on our website.

    When paying by Visa or MasterCard:

    You can also make a payment to our USD account if you are paying by your Visa or MasterCard card or from any overseas accounts:

    KDB Uzbekistan CJSC Yunus Abad branch 

    The British Council Office    

    Account: 2029 6840 0048 4475 4001 

    Bank code: 00831 

    SWIFT code: KODBUZ22 

    INN: 207066588 

    Payment should be made within 5 working days after your registration. Failure to quote your registration reference number may delay your application process; this may lead to a change from your preferred test date or cancellation of your registration.

    Please keep the receipt for your future reference, you don't need to send it to us. If you haven't uploaded your passport copy please send it to

    Online payment is made in pounds sterling directly at the time of registration.

    We accept international bank cards VISA and MasterCard, issued by foreign banks.

  3. If you book with our official partner, please see their website for more information: GoodTesting

After you have booked your test

You will receive emails confirming:

  • the start time of your test and the venue address

  • your Speaking Test date

  • your access to the free online preparation course: Road to IELTS Last Minute Version. 

More information about the test

Download and read our Information for Candidates to learn everything you need to know about the format, the different exam components and test results.

IELTS terms and conditions

Read the terms and conditions for taking IELTS with the British Council.