Book your exam 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 a computer. All you need is a valid identification document and a bank card if you want to pay online.

Tests we offer Fee (CZK) Book
IELTS Academic and General Training - on paper or computer 6275* Book now 
IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) 
(Academic and General Training)
6860 Book now 
IELTS Life Skills (A1 and B1)  4300 Book now
* The fee from January 2022 is 6290 CZK

What you need to book 

  1. Make sure you have a form of valid ID (passport or Czech national ID card. Passport only for candidates taking the test outside their own country) 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 Test Day Photo/Leaving venue consent by a parent or guardian. The consent will be sent by email.
  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. You can pay for your test either through our online registration system or via bank transfer .

Account holder’s name: British Council

Recipient’s account number: 2048040318/2600 (IBAN CZ4926000000002048040318, BIC code: CITICZPX)

Reference number:

  • your reference number is a 13 digit number that starts with your country code (CZ).
  • the full name of the candidate taking the exam.

e.g. CZ001-70926-00130 – PETER SMITH

By quoting the registration Reference Number as described above you ensure there is no delay in processing your application (such a delay may lead to a change of your preferred test date or cancellation of your registration).

After you have booked your test

You will receive emails confirming:

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