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To register for IELTS, simply follow the steps below:

1. READ THE INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES

Download and read the Information for Candidates below, which contains important information about the test format, the question types and the test results. Please note that IELTS is not recommended for candidates under the age of 16. 

2. DECIDE WHICH VERSION OF THE TEST IS RIGHT FOR YOU

There are two versions of the IELTS test:

  • IELTS Academic
  • IELTS General Training

 Read our simple guide to help you decide which version of the test is right for you. 

3. CHECK THE IELTS TEST DATES

To find up-to-date information about test dates and availability, please email: zakaria.omar@ye.britishcouncil.org or mansour.almasoudi@ye.britishcouncil.org.

Please note: Your Listening, Reading and Writing test will be completed on the same day. Your Speaking test may be offered on the same day, or up to a week before or after your main test day. You will receive notification in advance if your Speaking test is on a different day to your main test day.

4. Registration

To register in person you can visit the British Council in Yemen:

3rd floor, Administrative Tower, 
Sana'a Trade Centre, 
Algiers Street, 
PO Box 2157, 
Sana'a, Yemen.

Opening hours: Sunday to Thursday 9.00-03.30 

5. PREPARE AND SEND YOUR DOCUMENTS  

You must use one of the ID documents below to register for IELTS:

  • passport
  • Local ID.

The passport and ID must be valid until your test day.

You must submit a clear copy of the same ID with your application - do not submit the original ID document.

You must bring the same original ID to your IELTS written and speaking test.

Please note that if you don’t bring your original ID, you won’t be able to take your IELTS test. Your test fee will not be refunded and it won't be possible to transfer your test date.

6. PAYMENT METHOD

The cost of sitting a test is $200. You can pay for your test via Bank transfer.

For further details, please email: zakaria.omar@ye.britishcouncil.org or mansour.almasoudi@ye.britishcouncil.org.

After you are done with your payment, please send us the bank transfer receipt with your registration documents.

 7.  COMPLETE YOUR REGISTRATION

We cannot process incomplete applications, so please make sure you submit all the necessary information.

Copies of your results

We can issue a maximum of five copies per student. If you would like your results to be sent to universities or other educational institutions, please email: zakaria.omar@ye.britishcouncil.org ormansour.almasoudi@ye.britishcouncil.org.

8. AFTER YOU REGISTER

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

We will send you a confirmation letter giving you the start time of your test and the venue address.

For more information please email: zakaria.omar@ye.britishcouncil.org or mansour.almasoudi@ye.britishcouncil.org.

SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS 

IELTS is designed to be a fair test and your English language ability will be assessed objectively, regardless of any special needs that you may have.

We can help you with any special arrangements you require for your test.

Please contact zakaria.omar@ye.britishcouncil.org or mansour.almasoudi@ye.britishcouncil.org three months in advance of your test date to find out how you can apply for special arrangements.

REFUNDS 

If you want to request a refund, please read our refund policy prior to making a request.

TEST DAY TRANSFERS 

If you want to transfer to a different test date, you need to notify us at least five weeks prior to the test session you have registered for. To do this, please email zakaria.omar@ye.britishcouncil.org or mansour.almasoudi@ye.britishcouncil.org.

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