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 'IELTS Ready Premium'.
  • 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 (MZN) Available test dates
IELTS Academic in centre (paper or computer) 23,455.00 Find a test date
IELTS General Training in centre (paper or computer) 23,455.00 Find a test date

What you need to book: 

  1. Make sure you have a form of valid ID (passport or national ID card) 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 consent by a parent or guardian in order to apply for a test place.
  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 direct deposit or via bank transfer. You will need a reference number before making your payment. Your reference number is a 15 digit number that starts with MZ that was generated on completion of your online application form

    i. Please make your registration payment to:
    MZM 101-013709-100-2
    Standard Bank

    ii. To make any of the above payments you must quote your registration Reference Number in all reference fields that are available.

    iii. Cleared payment must be received within five days from the date of registration. For candidates making payments via bank deposit, it is prudent to plan for an extra day or two for processing payments. Deposits made on the fourth or fifth day after registration will not guarantee your preferred test date.

    iv. Failure to quote your registration reference number may delay your application process; this may lead to a change from your preferred test date or cancellation of your registration.

  4. Once you have made the payment, please send us the payment receipt with the rest of your registration documents (including a photocopy of your identification document) to

We need to receive all documents within five working days of your online registration. Unfortunately, if we do not receive documents within five working days your application will be cancelled

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: IELTS Ready: Premium. 

More information about the test

Download and read our Information for Candidates to learn everything you need to know about the format, the different exam components and test results.