IMPORTANT INFORMATION - Candidate ID Capture

All candidates who register for an IELTS test in Australia must have their right index finger scanned and a photo taken before each test (ID capture).
 
 
 


How to apply for IELTS

You can apply for your IELTS test in three ways:

Apply for IELTS Online

Apply for IELTS Online

Click here for information on how to apply for IELTS online.

OUR ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS HAS CHANGED

We've made applying online for IELTS easier. From Wednesday 26 November 2014 you can book, send your passport copy, and pay for yout test in one single step using the 'My IELTS Essentials' online application form.

To access the new 'My IELTS Essentials' form, please click on the 'Apply Online' link next to your chosen test date.

 

Step 1

Click on the 'Apply Online' link next to your chosen test date.

To complete the 'My IELTS Essentials' online application you will need

  • A scanned colour copy of the photo page of your passport
  • A credit card to pay for your test

Step 2

After you have completed your online application, you will receive an email confirming your test place.

You will also receive:

  • A reminder email in the week before your test, and
  • A text message containing your Speaking test time to your mobile phone at 5.00pm on the day before your test.

Step 3

Visit ICTE-UQ during office hours to have your photo and finger scan taken.

ICTE-UQ
Level 5, Sir Llew Edwards Building (No 14)
Corner University Drive and Campbell Road
The University of Queensland, St Lucia [view map]

Office hours: 8.30am - 5.00pm, Monday-Friday

If you are not able to visit ICTE-UQ, your photo and finger scan will be taken on test day.

 

Apply for IELTS by Post

Apply for IELTS by Post

Click here for information on how to apply for IELTS by post

Step 1

Download and complete 

Step 2

Post both forms, together with a colour copy of the photo page of your passport, to:

ICTE-UQ IELTS Office
The University of Queensland
Brisbane Qld 4072

Step 3

After you have completed steps 1 and 2, you will receive email confirmation of your test place.

You will also receive:

  • A reminder email in the week before your test, and
  • A text message containing your Speaking test time to your mobile phone at 5.00pm on the day before your test.

Please note: If we are unable to place you in your first choice test date, we will place you in your second choice test date OR the next available test date and notify you by email, letter or telephone.

Step 4

Visit ICTE-UQ during office hours to have your photo and finger scan taken.

ICTE-UQ
Level 5, Sir Llew Edwards Building (No 14)
Corner University Drive and Campbell Road
The University of Queensland, St Lucia [view map]

Office hours: 8.30am - 5.00pm, Monday-Friday

If you are not able to visit ICTE-UQ, your photo and finger scan will be taken on test day.

 

 

Apply for IELTS in Person

Apply for IELTS in Person

Click here for information on how to apply for IELTS in person

Step 1

Download and complete

Copies of these forms are also available at ICTE-UQ.

Step 2

Bring both forms, together with your original passport and a colour copy of the photo page, during office hours to:

ICTE-UQ IELTS Office
Level 5, Sir Llew Edwards Building (No 14) 
Corner University Drive and Campbell Road
The University of Queensland
St Lucia [view map]

Office hours: 8.30am - 5.00pm, Monday-Friday

Your photo and finger scan will be taken at ICTE-UQ immediately after you submit your application and pay the test fee.

Step 3

Receive immediate written confirmation of your test place and:

  • A reminder email in the week before your test, and
  • A text message containing your Speaking test time to your mobile phone at 5.00pm on the day before your test.

 

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