IELTS dates

The British Council offers IELTS tests in  Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Pretoria and Port Elizabeth, South Africa. All registrations are handled by the British Council office in Johannesburg.

Places are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note, once all the test places have been assigned and the session is full, the test will no longer appear on our online registration system.

You will receive an email 1 week before the test date confirming the venue for your test and the timetable.

Check the upcoming IELTS test dates in South Africa

Venue details

The exact venue information will be confirmed in the timetable you will receive by email one week before the test.

If you have any questions about applying for a test, or require any further information, please contact us.

Available tests

Cape Town

Venue: Cape Town, British Council Exam Venue, Upper East side, Woodstock

Test Date Module Registration Deadline Register
07/01/2017 IELTS General Training 25/12/2016 Apply now
07/01/2017 IELTS Academic 25/12/2016 Apply now
21/01/2017 IELTS Academic 08/01/2017 Apply now
21/01/2017 IELTS General Training 08/01/2017 Apply now
11/02/2017 IELTS Academic 29/01/2017 Apply now
11/02/2017 IELTS General Training 29/01/2017 Apply now
16/02/2017 IELTS General Training 03/02/2017 Apply now
16/02/2017 IELTS Academic 03/02/2017 Apply now
04/03/2017 IELTS General Training 19/02/2017 Apply now
04/03/2017 IELTS Academic 19/02/2017 Apply now
25/03/2017 IELTS Academic 12/03/2017 Apply now
25/03/2017 IELTS General Training 12/03/2017 Apply now
08/04/2017 IELTS Academic 26/03/2017 Apply now
08/04/2017 IELTS General Training 26/03/2017 Apply now
29/04/2017 IELTS General Training 16/04/2017 Apply now
29/04/2017 IELTS Academic 16/04/2017 Apply now
13/05/2017 IELTS General Training 30/04/2017 Apply now
13/05/2017 IELTS Academic 30/04/2017 Apply now
25/05/2017 IELTS Academic 12/05/2017 Apply now
25/05/2017 IELTS General Training 12/05/2017 Apply now
03/06/2017 IELTS Academic 21/05/2017 Apply now
03/06/2017 IELTS General Training 21/05/2017 Apply now
24/06/2017 IELTS General Training 11/06/2017 Apply now
24/06/2017 IELTS Academic 11/06/2017 Apply now
08/07/2017 IELTS Academic 25/06/2017 Apply now
08/07/2017 IELTS General Training 25/06/2017 Apply now
29/07/2017 IELTS Academic 16/07/2017 Apply now
29/07/2017 IELTS General Training 16/07/2017 Apply now
03/08/2017 IELTS General Training 21/07/2017 Apply now
03/08/2017 IELTS Academic 21/07/2017 Apply now
19/08/2017 IELTS General Training 06/08/2017 Apply now
19/08/2017 IELTS Academic 06/08/2017 Apply now
09/09/2017 IELTS Academic 27/08/2017 Apply now
09/09/2017 IELTS General Training 27/08/2017 Apply now
30/09/2017 IELTS Academic 17/09/2017 Apply now
30/09/2017 IELTS General Training 17/09/2017 Apply now
14/10/2017 IELTS General Training 01/10/2017 Apply now
14/10/2017 IELTS Academic 01/10/2017 Apply now
28/10/2017 IELTS General Training 15/10/2017 Apply now
28/10/2017 IELTS Academic 15/10/2017 Apply now
02/11/2017 IELTS Academic 20/10/2017 Apply now
02/11/2017 IELTS General Training 20/10/2017 Apply now
11/11/2017 IELTS General Training 29/10/2017 Apply now
11/11/2017 IELTS Academic 29/10/2017 Apply now

Durban

Venue: Durban, UKZN

Test Date Module Registration Deadline Register
07/01/2017 IELTS General Training 25/12/2016 Apply now
07/01/2017 IELTS Academic 25/12/2016 Apply now
11/02/2017 IELTS Academic 29/01/2017 Apply now
11/02/2017 IELTS General Training 29/01/2017 Apply now
04/03/2017 IELTS Academic 19/02/2017 Apply now
04/03/2017 IELTS General Training 19/02/2017 Apply now
29/04/2017 IELTS General Training 16/04/2017 Apply now
29/04/2017 IELTS Academic 16/04/2017 Apply now
13/05/2017 IELTS Academic 30/04/2017 Apply now
13/05/2017 IELTS General Training 30/04/2017 Apply now
03/06/2017 IELTS Academic 21/05/2017 Apply now
03/06/2017 IELTS General Training 21/05/2017 Apply now
08/07/2017 IELTS Academic 25/06/2017 Apply now
08/07/2017 IELTS General Training 25/06/2017 Apply now
19/08/2017 IELTS Academic 06/08/2017 Apply now
19/08/2017 IELTS General Training 06/08/2017 Apply now
30/09/2017 IELTS Academic 17/09/2017 Apply now
30/09/2017 IELTS General Training 17/09/2017 Apply now
28/10/2017 IELTS General Training 15/10/2017 Apply now
28/10/2017 IELTS Academic 15/10/2017 Apply now
11/11/2017 IELTS Academic 29/10/2017 Apply now
11/11/2017 IELTS General Training 29/10/2017 Apply now

Johannesburg

Venue: Johannesburg, 275 Jan Smuts Avenue

Test Date Module Registration Deadline Register
07/01/2017 IELTS Academic 25/12/2016 Apply now
07/01/2017 IELTS General Training 25/12/2016 Apply now
21/01/2017 IELTS Academic 08/01/2017 Apply now
21/01/2017 IELTS General Training 08/01/2017 Apply now
11/02/2017 IELTS Academic 29/01/2017 Apply now
11/02/2017 IELTS General Training 29/01/2017 Apply now
16/02/2017 IELTS Academic 03/02/2017 Apply now
16/02/2017 IELTS General Training 03/02/2017 Apply now
04/03/2017 IELTS General Training 19/02/2017 Apply now
04/03/2017 IELTS Academic 19/02/2017 Apply now
25/03/2017 IELTS Academic 12/03/2017 Apply now
25/03/2017 IELTS General Training 12/03/2017 Apply now
08/04/2017 IELTS Academic 26/03/2017 Apply now
08/04/2017 IELTS General Training 26/03/2017 Apply now
29/04/2017 IELTS Academic 16/04/2017 Apply now
29/04/2017 IELTS General Training 16/04/2017 Apply now
13/05/2017 IELTS General Training 30/04/2017 Apply now
13/05/2017 IELTS Academic 30/04/2017 Apply now
25/05/2017 IELTS Academic 12/05/2017 Apply now
25/05/2017 IELTS General Training 12/05/2017 Apply now
03/06/2017 IELTS Academic 21/05/2017 Apply now
03/06/2017 IELTS General Training 21/05/2017 Apply now
24/06/2017 IELTS General Training 11/06/2017 Apply now
24/06/2017 IELTS Academic 11/06/2017 Apply now
08/07/2017 IELTS General Training 25/06/2017 Apply now
08/07/2017 IELTS Academic 25/06/2017 Apply now
29/07/2017 IELTS Academic 16/07/2017 Apply now
29/07/2017 IELTS General Training 16/07/2017 Apply now
03/08/2017 IELTS Academic 21/07/2017 Apply now
03/08/2017 IELTS General Training 21/07/2017 Apply now
19/08/2017 IELTS General Training 06/08/2017 Apply now
19/08/2017 IELTS Academic 06/08/2017 Apply now
09/09/2017 IELTS General Training 27/08/2017 Apply now
09/09/2017 IELTS Academic 27/08/2017 Apply now
30/09/2017 IELTS Academic 17/09/2017 Apply now
30/09/2017 IELTS General Training 17/09/2017 Apply now
14/10/2017 IELTS Academic 01/10/2017 Apply now
14/10/2017 IELTS General Training 01/10/2017 Apply now
28/10/2017 IELTS Academic 15/10/2017 Apply now
28/10/2017 IELTS General Training 15/10/2017 Apply now
02/11/2017 IELTS General Training 20/10/2017 Apply now
02/11/2017 IELTS Academic 20/10/2017 Apply now
11/11/2017 IELTS Academic 29/10/2017 Apply now
11/11/2017 IELTS General Training 29/10/2017 Apply now

Port Elizabeth

Venue: Port Elizabeth, Nelson Mandela University

Test Date Module Registration Deadline Register
04/03/2017 IELTS Academic 19/02/2017 Apply now
04/03/2017 IELTS General Training 19/02/2017 Apply now
03/06/2017 IELTS General Training 21/05/2017 Apply now
03/06/2017 IELTS Academic 21/05/2017 Apply now
30/09/2017 IELTS Academic 17/09/2017 Apply now
30/09/2017 IELTS General Training 17/09/2017 Apply now

Pretoria

Venue: Tshwane Events Centre (Pretoria Showgrounds), 203 Soutter Street, Entrance G2

Test Date Module Registration Deadline Register
07/01/2017 IELTS Academic 25/12/2016 Apply now
07/01/2017 IELTS General Training 25/12/2016 Apply now
21/01/2017 IELTS Academic 08/01/2017 Apply now
21/01/2017 IELTS General Training 08/01/2017 Apply now
11/02/2017 IELTS General Training 29/01/2017 Apply now
11/02/2017 IELTS Academic 29/01/2017 Apply now
04/03/2017 IELTS General Training 19/02/2017 Apply now
04/03/2017 IELTS Academic 19/02/2017 Apply now
25/03/2017 IELTS Academic 12/03/2017 Apply now
25/03/2017 IELTS General Training 12/03/2017 Apply now
08/04/2017 IELTS General Training 26/03/2017 Apply now
08/04/2017 IELTS Academic 26/03/2017 Apply now
29/04/2017 IELTS Academic 16/04/2017 Apply now
29/04/2017 IELTS General Training 16/04/2017 Apply now
13/05/2017 IELTS General Training 30/04/2017 Apply now
13/05/2017 IELTS Academic 30/04/2017 Apply now
03/06/2017 IELTS Academic 21/05/2017 Apply now
03/06/2017 IELTS General Training 21/05/2017 Apply now
24/06/2017 IELTS General Training 11/06/2017 Apply now
24/06/2017 IELTS Academic 11/06/2017 Apply now
08/07/2017 IELTS Academic 25/06/2017 Apply now
08/07/2017 IELTS General Training 25/06/2017 Apply now
29/07/2017 IELTS General Training 16/07/2017 Apply now
29/07/2017 IELTS Academic 16/07/2017 Apply now
19/08/2017 IELTS Academic 06/08/2017 Apply now
19/08/2017 IELTS General Training 06/08/2017 Apply now
09/09/2017 IELTS General Training 27/08/2017 Apply now
09/09/2017 IELTS Academic 27/08/2017 Apply now
30/09/2017 IELTS Academic 17/09/2017 Apply now
30/09/2017 IELTS General Training 17/09/2017 Apply now
14/10/2017 IELTS Academic 01/10/2017 Apply now
14/10/2017 IELTS General Training 01/10/2017 Apply now
28/10/2017 IELTS General Training 15/10/2017 Apply now
28/10/2017 IELTS Academic 15/10/2017 Apply now
11/11/2017 IELTS Academic 29/10/2017 Apply now
11/11/2017 IELTS General Training 29/10/2017 Apply now