The British Council in Korea offers IELTS Academic, General Training and UK visas and immigration (UKVI) tests.

You can book your IELTS test with us online on our registration website. When you book with us, you can be certain that you will be taking your test at an official IELTS test centre.

Tests we offer

Test type Fee Book
IELTS Academic and General Training - paper-based test ₩260,000 Book now
IELTS Academic and General Training - computer-delivered test ₩273,000 Book now
IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration (Academic and General Training) ₩291,000 Book now
IELTS Life Skills (A1 and B1) ₩226,500 Book now

To book your test you will need to:

  1. Make sure you have a valid passport at hand. Please note that candidates under 18 years of age have to supply written consent by a parent or guardian in order to apply for a test place.
  2. Download and read our Information for Candidates, which contains important information about the test format, the question types and the test results. Please note that IELTS is not recommended for test takers under the age of 16. 
  3. For IELTS for UKVI, you can apply online(above).
  4. Pay for your test. You can pay for your test either through our online and mobile registration website.

IELTS test date confirmation

Once you have completed the booking process, you will receive a confirmation giving you the start time of your test and the venue address. 

If you do not receive the notification, please contact us at 02-3702-0601 or exams@britishcouncil.or.kr no later than three days before the test. You can also view the information at the notice section on our registration website.

Your Speaking test may be scheduled on the same day as the other sections, or on a different day (usually on Sundays) after your main test day. The test centre will send you a confirmation for the Speaking Test date.

After booking your test, you will also receive an automatic email with your access codes to the free online course: Road to IELTS.