IELTS is the world’s #1 English language test. For more than 30 years we’ve set the standard for testing, helping millions of test takers and thousands of organizations to get results they can trust.  If you work in an English-speaking country, use English with international colleagues, or teach courses in English, IELTS sets you and your team up for success. IELTS has a well-earned reputation for fairness, reliability, and exacting standards and is subject to the highest quality controls, enhanced security procedures, and integrity management practices.


IELTS tests are based on decades of rigorous academic research and more than 11,000 organizations worldwide trust IELTS, including 3,400 US institutions. IELTS offers multiple test types, in both computer-delivered and paper-based formats, assessing English language skills in listening, reading, writing, and speaking, including IELTS Academic, General Training, UK Visa and Immigration (UKVI), and UK Life Skills. Learn more at