Due to the current pandemic situation in Lebanon and as your health and safety is a priority for us, the proof of vaccination is required now to candidates attending IELTS tests in our examinations venue effective from 05 February 2022. Candidates must either show a proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test (if unvaccinated) within 48 hours from the test time to be allowed to sit for the test. Failure to present proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test (if unvaccinated) within 48 hours will result in being denied access to the test venue*. 

 

Where can you take IELTS in Lebanon? 

We offer a range of convenient test dates in six official IELTS test centre locations across Lebanon. You can choose to take your IELTS test on paper or on a computer. Whichever you prefer, you will need to come to a test centre to sit your test. 

Test centres offering IELTS on paper

American University of Beirut, University of Balamand, Citea Apart Hotel, Radisson Blue Dunes Verdun Hotel, American University of Science & Technology.

Test centres offering IELTS on computer

University of Balamand, Citea Apart-Hotel, ALLC International House Beirut.

Looking to work, study, or live in the UK?

If you need a visa for working or studying in the UK, then in some cases you may need to take IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration or IELTS Life Skills.

IELTS test fees

Test type Fee Available test dates
On paper - IELTS Academic or General Training 205 USD Find a test date
On computer - IELTS Academic or General Training 230 USD Find a test date
IELTS for UKVI - UK Visas and Immigration (Academic and General Training) - Paper and computer 250 USD Find a test date
IELTS Life Skills (A1 and B1) 205 USD Find a test date

What does the fee include? Our IELTS test fee includes exclusive preparation materials, free practice tests and much more.

Test schedule / timings

Your Listening, Reading, and Writing sections of the test will be completed on the same day with no break in between. During the pandemic, we are running computer delivered tests in the morning and in the afternoon. All sessions allow social distancing. Morning sessions are usually between 9.00 am and 12.00 pm. Afternoon sessions are usually between 1.00 pm and 4.00 pm. 

If you take IELTS on paper, your Speaking test may take place on a different day to the other sections of the test, in a 5-day window before or after the main test day. You will receive an email confirming your Speaking test date 48 hours in advance. 

Choose your Speaking test slot

You can choose your Speaking test slot whether you take IELTS on a computer or on paper. If we need to change your slot due to the pandemic, we will notify you by email or phone.

*Proof of Vaccination

Due to the current pandemic situation in Lebanon and as your health and safety is a priority for us, the proof of vaccination is required now to candidates attending IELTS test in our examinations venue effective from 05 February 2022. Candidates must either show a proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test (if unvaccinated) within 48 hours from the test time to be allowed to sit the test. Failure to present proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test (if unvaccinated) within 48 hours will result in being denied access to the test venue.  

Please refer to the Ministry of Health regulations for additional information on how you can obtain valid vaccination proof as available here

It is the test taker’s responsibility, to provide the requirements above ahead of the test. All test takers will need to show a paper or digital copy of proof of vaccination or negative PCR test (if unvaccinated) within 48 hours along with their ID on the day of the test and before entering the speaking test room. 

No refund or transfer will be offered for failing to show a valid proof of vaccination or valid negative PCR test before entering the test room or speaking room.

Please contact us at least 48 hours before the test if you:

  • cannot provide any of the above on the test day to discuss your further options
  • tests positive for Covid, and want to discuss a transfer of your test date