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

You can book your IELTS test with us online or visit our office at British Council Philippines at 7F The Curve 32nd Street cor 3rd Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City. When you book with us, you can be certain that you will be taking your test at an official IELTS test centre.

Test type Fee Book

IELTS Academic and General Training Paper-based 

PHP 11,300 Book now

IELTS Academic and General Training Computer-delivered test

PHP 11,300 Book now

IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration (Academic and General Training)

PHP 11,995 Book now

IELTS Life Skills (A1 and B1)                                                                          

PHP 9,825 Book now

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. 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. Pay for your test via card/debit card (VISA/Mastercard) or 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.

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.

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

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. 

Your Speaking test may be scheduled on the same day as the other sections, or on a different day within a 7 day window before or after your main test day. The test centre will send you a confirmation for the Speaking Test date seven days before your written test. If you registered less than 7 days before the written test, you will be notified of your speaking test date the next working day after your successful registration.

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

You will also receive your IELTS Reference Number to access the Test Taker Portal. Please make sure that you have included your email address correctly when you book your test.