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|
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.