International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
Applications must now be completed on the new 2014 application form.
Please note: photographs are no longer required for the application process.
Welcome to IELTS, the International English Language Testing System. The Test Centre at Wellington is conveniently located in the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies at the Victoria University of Wellington.
Since 1989, IELTS has been proven and trusted worldwide to provide a secure, global, authentic and customer-focused test which measures true to life ability to communicate in English. Over 9,000 educational institutions, government agencies and professional organizations across 135 countries around the world recognize IELTS scores as a trusted and valid indicator of communicate skills in English.
IELTS is designed to assess the language competence of candidates who need to study or work where English is the language of communication. In New Zealand, IELTS is used as a measure of English language proficiency for immigration, university entrance requirements, and other professional designations. With over 2.2 million tests taken last year, IELTS is the world's most popular English proficiency test for higher education and global migration, and sets the standard for integrity, research and innovation.
IELTS is jointly owned by British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge English Language Assessment.