The IELTS test fee is VND4,750,000. The fee is the same whether you take the paper-based or computer-based test.

For IELTS tests in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, candidates can choose from these options.

1. Online registration via British Council website

» Book a paper-based IELTS test

» Book a computer-delivered IELTS test

2. Registration at a British Council office

You can pay by credit card or cash at British Council offices in both cities

  • Hanoi: 20 Thuy Khue street, Tay Ho district
  • HCMC: first floor, Viettel Complex Building, 285 Cach Mang Thang Tam street, ward 12, district 10.

Customer services opening hours

  • Hanoi: 08.30–18.30 (Monday–Friday); 08.30–12.00 and 13.30–16.30 (Saturday)
  • HCMC: 08.30–19.00 (Monday–Friday); 08.30–16.30 (Saturday)

When you come to register, please ensure you bring your original ID card or Passport along with a copy of your chosen form of identification (notarization is not required). Please check our Provisions of identification documents of IELTS test takers.

For candidates under the age of 18, you are required to print and complete the Minor Consent Form available. Please read the information carefully. Both candidate and a parent are required to sign page 3 of the form. Bring your form to the British Council, along with your ID card or Passport when you register for the exam. 

3. Registration via bank transfer

Your booking will be processed within three working days of British Council receiving your completed documentation and test fee.

Step Description  
1. Contact our hotline for further information and instructions Hotline 1800 1299  
2. Download registration forms and fill in by hand  
3. You can submit your Application forms in one of the following ways
  • Scan the documents above, along with your ID card or Passport and send scans to the British Council via exams.hanoi@britishcouncil.org.vn for Hanoi candidates or exams.hcmc@britishcouncil.org.vn for registration in HCMC (please do not take photos)
  • Send original forms and copy of your identification (ID card or passport; notarization not required) to the address below

C/O: SCM Exams British Council

  • Hanoi: 20 Thuy Khue street, Tay Ho district
  • HCMC: first floor, Viettel Complex Building, 285 Cach Mang Thang Tam street, ward 12, district 10.
 
4. Make a bank transfer to the following account and send evidence of payment approval to the British Council via exams.hanoi@britishcouncil.org.vn for Hanoi candidates or exams.hcmc@britishcouncil.org.vn for HCMC candidates.              
  • Beneficiary name: BRITISH COUNCIL (VIET NAM) LLC
  • Account number (VND): 0201912008
  • Bank: Citi Bank, N.A Hanoi branch
  • Address: Horison Tower, 40 Cat Linh street, Cat Linh ward, Dong Da district, Hanoi.
  • Instruction: HNEX-Transfer IELTS exam fee of <candidate name> <test date> (registration in Hanoi) or HCMEX-Transfer IELTS exam fee of <candidate name> <test date> (registration in HCMC)
  • Bank code: 01605001
  • Swift code: CITIVNVX
  • Centre Number: VN028
  • Centre Name: British Council   

Notes: Candidates are responsible for the payment of transfer or any other bank fees in addition to test fees that may be charged. 

 

If you are unable to email evidence of payment approval (file exceeds 10MB), please call our hotline (1800 1299) for support.

IELTS test date confirmation

Once you have completed the booking process, you will receive a confirmation message stating the start time of your test and your test venue address. 

Your Speaking test may be scheduled on the same day as other parts of the exam, or on a different day within a seven day window before or after your main test date. The test center will send you a confirmation for the Speaking Test date.

After booking your test, you will also receive an automatic email with your access codes to the free online preparation course Road to IELTS.