Important notice

Please note that there are websites pretending to be British Council IELTS registration sites. They are not associated with us and we are not responsible for the content on those sites.

Before you enter any personal details, please make sure that you are using our secure online registration system and check that “British Council” is spelt correctly.

1. READ THE INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES

Download and read the Information for Candidates (PDF, 933 kb) contains important information about the test format, the question types and the test results. ”Please note that IELTS is not recommended for candidates under the age of 16.

2. DECIDE WHICH VERSION OF THE TEST IS RIGHT FOR YOU

There are two versions of the IELTS test:

IELTS Academic

IELTS General Training

Read our simple guide to help you decide which version of the test is right for you.

3. CHECK THE IELTS TEST DATES 

IELTS dates, fees and locations

The deadline for making online registration is five weeks prior to the desired test date. After this deadline you can register only in rare cases when there are some places left. You can use our Online Registration System to find up-to-date information about test dates and availability.

Please note: Your Listening, Reading and Writing test will be completed on the same day. Your Speaking test may be offered on the same day, or up to a week before or after your main test day. You will receive notification in advance if your Speaking test is on a different day to your main test day.

4. REGISTER ONLINE

Use our Online Registration System to book your place on the test.

Please ensure that you upload your document during application; alternatively you can send the scanned version via e-mail. If you are not a Serbian citizen, you must provide your passport as a valid ID.

5. PREPARE AND SEND YOUR DOCUMENTS  

Please make sure you scan and send us ALL of the following documents when you register for your test:

  • A photocopy of your identification document (your passport or ID card)

6. CHOOSE YOUR PAYMENT OPTIONS 

The cost of sitting a test is 23,000 Dinars. You can pay for your test in one of the following ways:

i) Online by payment card (VISA and MasterCard available only).

ii) Via a direct bank transfer (according to an invoice which would be issued to you).

iii) In cash at the British Council, Terazije 8/II in Belgrade; our office is open to customers Monday to Friday from 09.00 to 17.00.

Please contact the British Council office for more information. 

7.  COMPLETE YOUR REGISTRATION

The payment should be made within five working days after completing the online application process. Unfortunately, if we do not receive documents within five working days your application will be cancelled. We cannot process incomplete applications, so please make sure you have submitted all the necessary information.

Copies of your results

If you would like your results to be sent to universities or other educational institutions, please enter the relevant addresses in the appropriate fields on the online registration form

8. AFTER YOU REGISTER

After registering you will receive an automatic email with your access codes to the free online preparation course: Road to IELTS

We will send you a confirmation email seven to ten days before the test date giving you the start time of your test and the venue address

For more information please contact our Exams Services.

SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS

IELTS is designed to be a fair test and your English language ability will be assessed objectively, regardless of any special needs that you may have.

We can help you with any special arrangements you require for your test. For example, we offer support for people with visual impairments, hearing difficulties and dyslexia.

Whatever your needs, please contact us to discuss them as soon as possible. Your request must be supported by original medical documentation not older than two years and with a diagnosis written in English or Latin. It can take up to three months for us to put special arrangements in place.

Please contact us three months in advance of your test date to find out how you can apply for special arrangements.

REFUNDS

For cancellations up to five weeks before the test date, you will receive a full refund. 

If an original medical certificate confirming illness on the date of the test is provided within five working days of the test date, together with the Request for Refund or Test Date Transfer Form, the fee is refundable, minus an administration charge (25 per cent of the original payment). The medical certificate needs to have a diagnosis written in English or Latin.

TEST DAY TRANSFERS

Requests for transfer of the test date are accepted up to five weeks before the test date. In cases of illness, transfer is possible within five weeks of the test if an original medical certificate is provided within five working days of the test date, together with the Request for Refund or Test Date Transfer Form. A transfer fee of 2,500 Dinars will be charged in such cases. Otherwise, requests will be treated as cancellations and no fee will be refunded.