Due to its high quality controls, IELTS is accepted for study, employment and migration by governments in more countries than any other English language test. Currently accepted by more than 9,000 organisations in over 140 countries, choosing IELTS gives you more options for the future.
The IELTS Global Recognition System offers a listing of organisations accepting IELTS and the scores they require. Test takers may also search for recognizing organizations through the steps described here.
If you are applying to live or work in Canada – you will also need to check what IELTS scores you need in each part of the test in order to meet Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) requirements. Read more about IELTS and the CLB here.