IELTS Jamaica

When you take your IELTS test with the British Council you will get an English language certification which is accepted by universities, companies and government agencies in Canada, the United States and other English-speaking countries. Here you will find information to start your booking process in the best possible way including prices, upcoming dates, test centres, and the documents you need for registration.

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Tests we offer   Fee Available test dates 

IELTS Academic

Take this test if you want to study at undergraduate or postgraduate level, or join a professional organisation anywhere in the world.

JMD
36,000.00

JMD
40,000.00*

*This fee only applies in the University of the West Indies.

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Book your test now and get 30 hours of free preparation with Road to IELTS

IELTS General Training

Take this test if you want to study below degree level, or work anywhere in the world.

JMD
36,000.00

JMD
40,000.00*

*This fee only applies in the University of the West Indies.

Find a test date

Book your test now and get 30 hours of free preparation with Road to IELTS

IELTS UKVI (Academic or General Training)

These tests are UK government approved Secure English Language Tests (SELT). If you need a visa to study, work or live in the UK, take this test.

JMD
37,495.00
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IELTS Life Skills (A1 and B1)

These tests are UK government approved Secure English Language Tests (SELT). If you need a visa to study, work or live in the UK, take this test.

JMD
26,214.00
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Our IELTS test fee includes exclusive preparation materials, free practice tests and much more.

Where can you take IELTS in Jamaica?

City Venue Address
Kingston Overseas Examinations Commission  6 Manhattan Road 
Kingston 5
Montego Bay Overseas Examinations Commission  18 Queen’s Drive
Praise Concourse Plaza
Montego Bay, Saint James
Kingston The University of the West Indies
Department of Language, Linguistics & Philosophy
Mona West Campus
Kingston

 REGISTRATION CHECKLIST

Make sure you have a valid identification document

To complete your registration you must present a valid personal identification document (Elector Registration Identification Card or passport) which you must present on your test day; If you do not present your document, you will not be able to take your test or be eligible for a refund.

If you need any further information, please feel free to contact us at our e-mail: IELTSJamaica@britishcouncil.org

Download and read the information for candidates

Download our information for candidates document and find important information like formats, types of questions and results before taking your IELTS test.

Payment

You can pay through our online registration system.

Credit card payment

To pay for your IELTS test through our online registration system you must use one of the following credit cards:

  • MasterCard
  • Visa

You will have up to 24 hours to make the payment, otherwise your booking will be cancelled (if it is the closing day for registration you must make the payment immediately).

Please note that some banks may add a 'bank fee for international purchases' to the price for credit card purchases.

Get your test date confirmation

After you register and your payment is approved you will receive:

  • An automatic email with access to the exclusive Road to IELTS online preparation course (Last minute version), which includes 100 interactive activities, nine video tutorials and two IELTS Academic practice tests for each of the four skills.
  • Your reference number to access the IELTS Test Taker Portal.
  • An email confirming the start time of the two parts of the test (written and oral), as well as the address of the place where you will take your test. This will be sent on the second working day after the closing date for registration.

You could take your speaking test from one to three days before or after the written test. You will be notified in advance of the date and time of the speaking test.

IELTS special arrangements

We’re here to assist if you have any accessibility needs that may impact on your ability to take IELTS. Find out more about our broad range of support tools and adjustments.

IELTS cancellation and refund policy

Find out what to do if you have to cancel your test or want to take it on a different date than the one you booked. Here you can find any information about our cancellation and refund policy.

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