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IELTS test fees

The IELTS test fee is GBP 185 payable in local currency as per British Council's Monthly Book Keeping Rate (BKR).

The fees in local currency will be displayed on the Online Registration Portal.

Test dates and locations

We currently run one or two IELTS tests per month in Kigali.

Places are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, so we strongly recommend that you register online as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. You will receive a confirmation letter, confirming the venue for your test and the timetable.

The speaking test is conducted one or two days prior to the written test. The exact information will be confirmed in the timetable you receive by call/email approximately one week before the test.

Please note registration deadlines are subject to availability. Once all the test places have been assigned and the session is full, the test will no longer appear on our online registration system


  • The IELTS speaking test takes place at The British Council Rwanda office,Kigali,Kacyiru,KG5 Ave, 82 Gasabo District, Sector Kacyiru, House no.129.
  • The IELTS written test takes place at the Park Inn by Radisson,Kiyovu, KN41 St,Kigali, Rwanda.

Our available written tests are shown in the table below. You can also check availability when you register online.

Please contact the British Council Rwanda directly for any applications and information requests.

Available tests

There are no IELTS test dates currently for registration. Please check back soon.

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