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We understand that getting your results is important to you. We know you want them quickly, but it is equally important that we give you the score that correctly reflects your performance.  

IELTS RESULTS ONLINE AND BY POST

You'll be able to preview your results online on the 13th day after the completion of your test.

Your IELTS results (known as the Test Report Form ‘TRF’) will also be posted to you on the 13th day after the completion of your test. You will receive one copy of your TRF.

You will not be able to obtain your results over the phone, by email or by fax.

Summer closure

Please note that due to the summer closer of the British Council our usual results process will be altered. 

Test Date:

Results Available Online:

TRF Posted:

Enquiry On Results Deadline:

23/06/18 On the 13th day On the 13th day 25/07/2018
30/06/18 On the 13th day On the 13th day 25/07/2018
07/07/18 On the 13th day On the 13th day 25/07/2018
19/07/18 On the 13th day 20/08/2018 20/08/2018 *
21/07/18 On the 13th day 20/08/2018 20/08/2018 *
28/07/18 On the 13th day 20/08/2018 20/08/2018 *

* Please note that Enquiry on Results and Additional TRFs for Institutions applications will not be processed until this date however you will still be able to apply for these services.

 

TEST REPORT FORMS FOR INSTITUTIONS

We can also arrange to send your IELTS results to 5 receiving institutions (e.g. universities, immigration offices, etc.). If you would like us to do this, please include the relevant addresses when you register or by filling our additional TRF form

Your results will be sent to the institutions by post or electronically, if the institution has registered to our secure platform.

Institutions may be able to view candidates’ scores through the IELTS Test Report Form (TRF) Verification ServiceTo do this they will need your TRF number, which can be found in the bottom right corner of your TRF.

THE VALIDITY PERIOD OF YOUR TEST REPORT FORM

The TRF is valid for two years after the exam date.

UNDERSTANDing YOUR IELTS SCORE

IELTS is a grading system which provides results for all levels of English.

Find out how to understand your IELTS scores.

Learn how IELTS scores relate to the Council of Europe's Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR)

Enquiry on Results Service (EoR)

If you would like your score to be reviewed, you can use our Enquiry on Results service within six weeks of the test date. You can choose which sections of the test you want to have reviewed. 

To apply for the EOR service, please complete the Enquiry on Results Form and send your original TRF and a payment of 90 euros to the British Council. The payment can be made by cheque, bank transfer or by card.

The EOR fee will be refunded should your overall score change as a result of the review. The Enquiry on Results Service can take up to 4 weeks to complete. Please contact us by email for further information. 

All documentation and payment for the IELTS EOR must be sent to the British Council Paris office. Any documentation sent to other addresses or locations will not be processed. 

CAN I RE-TAKE THE TEST?

You can take the test as many times as you need. However, IELTS research indicates that to significantly improve your score taking further English language tuition is recommended.