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Test dates

Learn when the written and speaking tests take place and when we'll issue the results.

The test dates refer to the written part of the test. Speaking tests will take place on the Friday before the written test date. Please note that you won't be able to change your speaking test appointment time after it has been allocated.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

IELTS testing at the Cardiff University Test Centre has been suspended until further notice.

Please email if you would like to be contacted when testing resumes at Cardiff University.

For details of where IELTS testing has resumed in the UK and Ireland, please refer to the Take IELTS website.

Applying for a test

When you apply for a test, please make sure you're available for both days. We recommend that you submit your completed application as early as possible before the test date in order to secure your place.

2020 test dates Available modules Results issued
Cancelled: 10 October Academic only n/a
Cancelled: 21 November Academic and General Training n/a
Cancelled: 5 December Academic and General Training n/a