The British Council in Kazakhstan offers IELTS Academic, General Training and UK visas and immigration (UKVI) tests.

You can book your IELTS test with us online. When you book with us, you can be certain that you will be taking your test at an official IELTS test centre.

Test type Fee Book
IELTS Academic (Paper-based and
Computer-delivered test)
| Almaty and Nur-Sultan
KZT 64,000 Book now
IELTS General Training (Paper-based and 
Computer-delivered test)
| Almaty and Nur-Sultan
KZT 64,000 Book now
IELTS Academic (Paper-based test)| Aktau KZT 78,000 Book now
IELTS Academic (Paper-based test)| Atyrau KZT 77,000 Book now
IELTS Academic (Paper-based test)| Shymkent KZT 75,000 Book now
IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI)
| Almaty and Nur-Sultan *
(Academic and General Training)
KZT 76,800 Book now
IELTS Life Skills (A1 and B1) 
| Almaty and Nur-Sultan
KZT 73,450  Book now

To book your test you will need to: 

  1. Make sure you have a form of valid ID (passport or national ID card) at hand, as you will need to upload a clear photocopy of it when you book your test. 
  2. Download and read our Information for Candidates, which contains important information about the test format, the question types and the test results. Please note that IELTS is not recommended for test takers under the age of 16. 
  3. Pay for your test. You can pay for your test either through our online registration system or via bank transfer (download our bank details). In the Reference section of your payment please write: [IELTS / family name / city / test date / reference number].

Once your booking is complete, you will receive the following emails:

  1. Registration confirmation, along with your test venue (address) and the test start time.
  2. Speaking test confirmation. Please note: the Speaking test can either be scheduled on the same date as the rest of your test, or within a 7-day window before or after the rest of your test. 
  3. Road to IELTS  access code, that will allow you to make unlimited use of our free online preparation resources to get ready for your IELTS test.
  4. IELTS Reference Number, that will give you access to the Test Taker Portal.

IELTS terms and conditions

Read the terms and conditions for taking IELTS with the British Council.