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Official update: 4th May 2020

In addition to IELTS Indicator IELTS has released some information about testing centres reopening.

Australia: 

Novel Coronavirus update

  • While some Australian test centres have suspended testing in April, others have applied additional hygiene precautions and physical distancing to ensure health and safety and continue to test.
  • To find out the next available tests, check the test centres calendar.
  • To see how to take the test safely, take these hygiene precautions
  • Test-takers who have travelled from mainland China, Iran, South Korea or Italy in the last 14 days, have a cough, fever or have difficulty breathing, or are in quarantine ARE NOT to attend the test.  

The affected test-takers will be able to transfer test day, or cancel and receive a full refund.

Global: 

COVID 19: Information for our global test taker community

  • In locations where it is permitted and safe to do so, IELTS testing is going ahead, with additional precautions in place to help protect the health of test takers and staff.
Country Testing Situation
Armenia – all testing suspended until 14 May 2020
Australia – Some tests are suspended. Please check with your local test centre for details.
Austria – all testing suspended until 4 May 2020
Azerbaijan – all testing suspended until 4 May 2020
Bahrain – Some tests are suspended. Please check with your local test centre for details.
Bangladesh – Some tests are suspended. Please check with your local test centre for details.
Beijing – all testing suspended until 31 May 2020
Belarus – all testing suspended until 24 April 2020
Belgium – all testing suspended until 15 May 2020
Bhutan – all testing suspended until 30 April 2020
Bosnia – all testing suspended until 1 May 2020
Brazil – Some tests are suspended. Please check with your local test centre for details.
Bulgaria – all testing suspended until 30 April 2020
Cambodia – all paper-based testing is suspended until 9 May 2020. Please check with your local test centre for details of computer-delivered testing
Cameroon – all testing suspended until 30 April 2020
Chile – Some tests are suspended. Please check with your local test centre for details.
Chongqing – all testing suspended until 31 May 2020
Colombia – Some tests are suspended. Please check with your local test centre for details.
Costa Rica – all testing suspended until further notice
Croatia – all testing suspended until further notice
Cuba – all testing suspended until further notice
Cyprus – all testing suspended until 16 May 2020
Czech Republic – all testing suspended until 4 May 2020
Dominican Republic – all testing suspended until 30 May 2020
Ecuador – Some tests are suspended. Please check with your local test centre for details.
Estonia – all testing suspended until 30 April 2020
Ethiopia – all testing suspended until 30 April 2020
Fiji – Some tests are suspended. Please check with your local test centre.
Finland – all testing suspended until 16 May 2020
France – all testing suspended until 11 May 2020
Georgia, Tbilisi – all testing suspended until 22 May 2020
Germany – all testing suspended until 5 May 2020
Ghana – all testing suspended until 30 April 2020
Greece – all testing suspended until 4 May 2020
Guangzhoo – all testing suspended until 31 May 2020
Hong Kong – Some tests are suspended. Please check with your local test centre for details.
Hungary – all testing suspended until 9 May 2020
India – Some tests are suspended. Please check with your local test centre for details.
Indonesia – Some tests are suspended. Please check with your local test centre for details.
Iraq – all testing suspended until 22 May 2020
Ireland – all testing suspended until further notice
Israel – all testing suspended until further notice
Italy – all testing suspended until further notice
Jamaica – all testing suspended until 10 May 2020
Japan – Some tests are suspended. Please check with your local test centre for details.
Jordan – Some tests are suspended. Please check with your local test centre for details.
Kazakhstan – all testing suspended until 11 May 2020
Kenya – all testing suspended until 24 April 2020
Kosovo – all testing suspended until 1 May 2020
Shanghai – all testing suspended until 31 May 2020
United Kingdom, Aberdeen – Tests currently suspended until 4 April 2020

In some locations, IELTS testings are suspended in line with official requirements. Check the list here.


Official update: 20 April 2020

IELTS has just announced the release of the IELTS Indicator, an online test to allow you to take the IELTS exam during Coronavirus from your own home. See our full article on the IELTS Indicator here.


Official update: 16 March 2020

We understand the anxieties and concerns about Coronavirus and the future of IELTS test and hope we can provide some clarity during these uncertain times.

Do you have an IELTS exam scheduled in the upcoming months? 

E2Language will keep you updated on the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and the potential impact on students trying to take their IELTS exam.

Newest information on testing facilities above.

Are you taking the IELTS exam in Australia? This information will help. 

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All Comments 2
  • I’m scheduled earlt April here in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and received a suspension of exam till further notice email but when I clarified thru email, I can get my test on the date and will notify for suspension/cancellation few days before the test.

  • TEH SIEW YEE says:

    When will it open again in British Council? (Address :Ground Floor, West Block, Wisma Dredging, 142C, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, West Malaysia.
    Tel:03-27237900

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