Apply to Take your IELTS™ test in Fort Lauderdale, Miami Beach, Atlanta or Santo Domingo!

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Submit your IELTS™ Test Application, Upload a Copy of your ID and Pay for you Application on the IELTS™ website

  • Be sure to select the correct test type, location and date click here

Double Check Details: Make sure to pay for the correct test type, center and date. Paying for the incorrect test resulting in cancellation, is subject to a 25% administrative fee.

Time Sensitive: Payment must be completed within 5 days or the IELTS™ Test Application is automatically cancelled.

Contact IELTS™ if you do not receive the confirmation email within a week of payment.

To download your Application Form, click here
To download our Information for Candidates guide, click here

IELTS™ Test Dates 2018

All test dates are on a Saturday or a Thursday. Register early as seats are limited.

Test Date Fort Lauderdale Miami Beach Santo Domingo Atlanta
Dec 1 General Academic and General General
Dec 15 Academic and General General

IELTS Test Centers

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

3501 S. University Drive
Davie, FL 33328 USA

  • IELTS Test Center ID: US 051
  • Telephone: +1 (954) 533-4546
  • Fax: +1 (954) 990-8746
  • E-mail: ielts@talk.edu
  • Opening Hours:
    Monday – Friday: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Miami Beach, Florida

1000 5th Street #101
Miami Beach, FL 33139

  • IELTS Test Center ID: US 051 Off Site
  • Telephone: +1 (954) 533-4546
  • Fax: +1 (954) 990-8746
  • E-mail: ielts@talk.edu
  • Opening Hours:
    Monday – Friday: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Atlanta, Georgia

1447 Peachtree St NW #100
Atlanta, GA 30309

  • IELTS Test Center ID:
  • Telephone: +1 (404) 249-9466
  • Fax: +1 (404) 249-9504
  • E-mail: ielts@talk.edu
  • Opening Hours:
    Monday – Friday: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Terms & Conditions

About the Test

IELTS™ is the International English Language Testing System which tests English proficiency across the globe. Conducting 1.4 million tests globally, IELTS™ is the world’s most popular English testing system.

IELTS™ tests are held in over 500 centres with tests up to four times a month. IELTS™ respects international diversity and is fair to anyone who sits the test, regardless of nationality.

You can choose from two types of IELTS™ test: Academic or General, depending on whether you want to study, work or migrate.

Both modules are made up of four parts – Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking.

IELTS™ results are graded on the unique IELTS™ 9-band scale.

You can trust the quality and security of IELTS™ because it is managed by three reputable, international organisations: British Council, IDP: IELTS™ Australia and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge ESOL).

More than 6000 organisations, including many government departments and universities, rely on IELTS™. The IELTS™ scoring system is recognized globally, giving you a truly international result.

Prices & Fees (Test, TRF, Courses)

IELTS™ Test Fees

Atlanta $245
Fort Lauderdale $245
Miami Beach $260
Santo Domingo (includes Express Delivery Fee) $460

Express Delivery Fee

Optional for USA but mandatory for Certificates mailed overseas $75
Download Express Delivery request form

Additional TRFs

Mailed to address in the USA (each) $30
Mailed to address outside the USA (each) $105
To request, please contact center directly

IELTS™ Preparation

IELTS™ Workshop (Fort Lauderdale school, Fridays before exam, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm) $99
Download IELTS™ Workshop registration form
IELTS™ Test Prep Course (Fort Lauderdale School: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm) $145
Download IELTS™ Test Prep Course registration form

IELTS™ Test Changes & Refund Policy

Candidates who cancel or postpone their test date within 5 weeks prior to the test will be considered a cancellation and will forfeit the test fee they have paid. Candidates will have to pay the entire fee again to register on a different date.

If a candidate informs TALK in writing of an intention to postpone or cancel more than five weeks before a scheduled test date, a refund, less a 25 % administrative fee, will be issued.

IELTS™ Format & Test Results

IELTS™ Format

Candidates are tested in Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking.

Listening
4 sections, 40 items
30 minutes
General Reading
3 sections, 40 items
60 minutes
OR Academic Reading
3 sections, 40 items
60 minutes
General Writing
2 tasks 150 and 250 words
60 minutes
OR Academic Writing
2 tasks 150 and 250 words
60 minutes
Speaking
11-14 minutes
Total Test Time is 2 hours and 45 minutes

Candidates must be prepared to spend the entire day at the test center, because speaking interviews are scheduled in the afternoon between 1 and 6 p.m. Candidates will get their speaking interview time at the test center before the test starts.

Test Results

  • There is no pass or fail mark.
  • Candidates receive scores on a band scale from 1 to 9.
  • Candidates receive a score for each module of the test as well as an Overall score.
  • Overall Band Scores, Listening, and Reading Band Scores are Reported in half bands
  • Writing and Speaking Band Scores are reported in whole Bands.
  • Results are valid for two years.

Results are released on the 13th day following each test date. Test results are not released over the phone or via email attachments.

To preview your IELTS™ test result, complete all fields at https://results.ieltsessentials.com.

The preview of your IELTS™ result is usually available online 13 days after your test date, and will remain available for 28 days thereafter. Your official Test Report Form will be mailed to you 13 days after the test. Please note the preview of your IELTS™ result cannot be used as official confirmation of your test result.

Disclaimer: The online preview of your test result may not be used as an official score report. IELTS™ International, the test center and the IELTS™ Partners give no guarantee as to the accuracy of the preview result, and will not accept any responsibility for an inaccurate score. IELTS™ International, the test center and the IELTS™ Partners will not accept any responsibility in the event that your result fails to display, whether due to technical fault or administrative procedures.

Interpretation of Results

Interpretation of Results

Bands:
The nine bands and their descriptive statements are as follows:

  • 9 – Expert User: Has fully operational command of the language: appropriate, accurate and fluent with complete understanding.
  • 8 – Very Good User: Has fully operational command of the language with only occasional unsystematic inaccuracies and inappropriacies. Misunderstanding may occur in unfamiliar situations. Handles complex detailed argumentation well.
  • 7 – Good User: Has operational command of the language, though with occasional inaccuracies inappropriacies and misunderstandings in some situations. Generally handles complex language well and understands detailed reasoning.
  • 6 – Competent User: Has generally effective command of the language despite some inaccuracies, inappropriacies and misunderstandings. Can use and understand fairly complex language, particularly in familiar situations.
  • 5 – Modest User: Has partial command of the language, coping with overall meaning in most situations, though is likely to make many mistakes. Should be able to handle basic communication in own field.
  • 4 – Limited User: Basic competence is limited to familiar situations. It has frequent problems in understanding and expression. It is not able to use complex language.
  • 3 – Extremely Limited User: Conveys and understands only general meaning in very familiar situations. Frequent breakdowns in communication occur.
  • 2 – Intermittent User: No real communication is possible except for the most basic information using isolated words or short formulae in familiar situations and to meet immediate needs. Has great difficulty understanding spoken and written English.
  • 1 – Non User: Essentially has no ability to use the language beyond possibly a few isolated words.
  • 0 – Did not attempt the test: No assessable information provided.
IELTS™ Preparation

IELTS™ Workshop

  • IELTS test overview
  • Introduction to the test
  • Helpful strategies for improving performance
  • Valuable test taking techniques
  • Practice test
  • Fort Lauderdale School, Fridays before the exam, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Download the registration form.

IELTS™ Test Preparation Course

  • Detailed writing, reading, listening and speaking exercises
  • Examples of IELTS™ test questions with detailed explanation of answers
  • Helpful strategies for improving IELTS™ test results
  • Valuable IELTS™ test-taking techniques
  • Numerous IELTS™ practice tests
  • Fort Lauderdale School, Fridays before exam, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Download the registration form.
Communicating with Testing Centers

To ensure information passing between the IELTS ™ testing center and IELTS ™ test candidate is timely, accurate and properly recorded, all communication must be done through e-mail.  All e-mails must have the IELTS ™ test candidate’s name and IELTS ™ Confirmation Number appearing in the subject line of the e-mail.

IELTS ™ Center e-mail addresses are found below each center’s contact details. The test center can be reached by phone from 9 a.m.  – 12 noon.

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