Who Accepts IELTS

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 10,000 organizations in over 140 countries, choosing IELTS gives you more options for the future. 

Test takers can search the IELTS database for Recognizing Organizations 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.

IELTS Results



The Canadian Union of Postal Workers has announced a potential strike action on Monday, October 22. In the event of a postal strike, IELTS Test Centres will not be able to mail results to recognizing organizations or Test Report Forms (TRF) to candidates.

Strike action would affect the mailing of current results for tests from October 11th onwards and extra TRF requests for the duration of any stoppage in service from Canada Post.

For urgent mailing of your test results or additional TRFs, centres are able to offer courier delivery. Please contact your centre for further information.