IELTS opens doors to overseas study, employment and migration opportunities

IELTS is the world’s most popular English language test for study, work and migration in countries such as Australia, Canada, the UK and USA. Over 7000 organizations worldwide accept IELTS results as evidence of your ability to communicate in English.


As a proud owner of the IELTS test, IDP has test locations across the Middle East and around the world.


Find an IELTS test date and location near you:


Dubai - IDP IELTS Dubai, University of Wollongong in Dubai

Abu Dhabi - UAE University, University of Wollongong in Dubai

Al Ain - UAE University

Sharjah - IDP IELTS Dubai

: Doha

:Muscat - Qurum Heights and Muscat - Madinat Qaboos

: Salmiya


Saudi Arabia:
Al Kohbar and Riyadh




Iran: Tehran


Who accepts IELTS?  


  • All universities and the vast majority of education providers in Australia, New Zealand and the UK, as well as most universities in Canada
  • More than 3,000 higher educational institutions and programs in the USA, including all Ivy League schools
  • Immigration authorities in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the UK
  • Professional registration bodies worldwide, covering areas such as accounting, engineering, law, medicine and nursing
  • A wide range of employers from sectors such as banking and finance, government, construction, energy and natural resources, aviation, health and tourism
  • Many universities in non-English speaking countries where English is the language of instruction


Search the list of organizations that accept IELTS at


IELTS is co-owned by IDP: IELTS Australia, British Council and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations.


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