Book your IELTS online and access our free preparation materials today. 

When you book an IELTS test with the British Council, you also get included in your test fee

  • Exclusive, free access to our popular online preparation course 'Road to IELTS Last Minute course', which includes 100 interactive activities, 9 video tutorials and two IELTS Academic practice tests for each of the four skills
  • Five extra Test Report Forms for free that we send free of charge to institutions you're applying to (e.g. immigration offices, universities etc.)

Choose how to take your IELTS test and book online

You can take your test at one of our official test centres on paper or on computer.  All you need is a valid identification document and a bank card if you want to pay online. 

Test type Fee Book

IELTS Academic - in centre (paper or computer) 

PHP 11,650 Find a test date

IELTS General Training - in centre (paper or computer)

PHP 11,650 Find a test date

IELTS Academic for UKVI - in centre (paper or computer)

PHP 11,995 Find a test date                                       

IELTS General Training for UKVI - in centre (paper or computer)

PHP 11,995             Find a test date                                                    

IELTS Life Skills (A1 and B1)                                                                          

PHP 9,500 Find a test date

To book your test you will need to:

1. Make sure you have a form of valid ID (passport, GSIS/SSS ID, PRC License or UMID) at hand, as you will need to upload a clear photocopy of it when you book your test. 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. Pay for your test via bank transfer through our online registration system. You have 24 hours to complete your registration and payment otherwise your registration will be automatically cancelled. Please note that at the moment, our online payment feature is unavailable.

Here are our bank details for bank deposit payment:

Banco De Oro (BDO)
Account Name: Citibank FAO British Council
Account Number: 001380194898
Type: Savings Account

In the Reference Section of your payment please write: [IELTS / family name / city / test date].

Once you have made the payment, please upload the payment receipt or bank deposit slip in the account you have created through the online registration system.

3. Registration should be made at least four (4) days before your preferred written test date.

After you have booked your test

You will receive emails confirming:

  • the start time of your test date and the venue address
  • your Speaking Test date
  • your access to the free online preparation course: Road To IELTS Last Minute version and IELTS WordReady

More information about the test

Download and read our Information for Candidates to learn everything you need to know about the format, the different exam components and test results.