The British Council in Kazakhstan offers IELTS Academic, General Training and UK visas and immigration (UKVI) tests.

You can book your IELTS test with us online. When you book with us, you can be certain that you will be taking your test at an official IELTS test centre.

Test type Fee (KZT) Book
IELTS Academic and General Training - paper-based test | Shymkent 72,000 Book now
IELTS Academic and General Training - paper-based test | Almaty and Nur-Sultan 61,000 Book now
IELTS Academic and General Training - paper-based test | Atyrau 74,000 Book now
IELTS Academic and General Training - computer-delivered | Almaty and Nur-Sultan 61,000 Book now
 IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) | Almaty and Nur-Sultan*
(Academic and General Training)
90,400 Book now
IELTS Life Skills (A1 and B1) | Almaty and Nur-Sultan 67,800 Book now

* From 7 April 2020, the fee for IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration (Academic and General Training) will be KZT 91,250.

To book your test you will need to: 

  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 our online registration system or via bank transfer (download our bank details). In the Reference section of your payment please write: [IELTS / family name / city / test date / reference number].

IELTS test date confirmation

About 7 days before the test, you will receive an email with the examination details. If you do not receive a confirmation email or your timetable 7 days prior to the day of the written examinations, please call us or email us immediately. All pretensions within or after 7 days period will not be accepted. 

Your Speaking test may be scheduled on the same day as the other sections, or on a different day within a 7-day window before or one day after your main test day. The test centre will send you a confirmation for the Speaking Test date.

After booking your test, you will also receive an automatic email with your access codes to the free online course: Road to IELTS.

You will also receive your IELTS Reference Number to access the Test Taker Portal. Please make sure that you have included your email address correctly when you book your test.