The British Council in Sri Lanka offers IELTS tests in 8 locations: Colombo, Kandy, Negombo, Kurunegala, Galle, Jaffna, Matara and Batticoloa, with up to 25 test dates per month.

Find out which test is best for you, and choose between our paper-based and computer-delivered tests, which are both delivered in one of our official test centres.

IELTS test fees

Test type Fee Book
IELTS Academic and General Training - paper-based test

LKR 30,200

MVR 3,500 (Maldives)

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IELTS Academic and General Training - computer-delivered test

LKR 30,200

MVR 3,500 (Maldives)

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IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration (Academic and General Training) *

LKR 46,600

GBP 200 (Maldives)

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IELTS Life Skills (A1 and B1) **

LKR 34,500

GBP 150 (Maldives)

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* From 7 April 2020, the fee for IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration (Academic and General training) will be 34,200. 

** From 7 April 2020, the fee for IELTS Life Skills (A1 and B1) will be 23,300.