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Where can I take the IELTS exam in Ecuador?

You can take the English IELTS Academic or IELTS General training, IELTS UKVI and IELTS Life Skills exams in Quito with the British Council in paper-based or computer-delivered format with all the protocols established by national and local authorities.

Check the dates and test centres available for each exam in the table below.

How much does the IELTS exam cost in Ecuador?

Test IELTS Fee 2021
IELTS Academic or General Training

USD $230

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IELTS UKVI Academic or General Training

USD $255

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IELTS Life Skills A1 or B1

USD $210

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What should I bear in mind to register for the IELTS English test in Ecuador?

  • Your IELTS Ecuador speaking exam can be taken on the same day as the other sections or during a week before or after the date you have selected for your written exam.
  • Spaces are assigned according to the order of registration, so we recommend registering at least five weeks in advance.
  • Once the seats have been filled for an examination date, it will no longer appear in the online registration system.
  • Before registering, read our terms and conditions.
  • Your results will be available 13 calendar days after the date of the written IELTS Ecuador exam and will be sent by certified mail to the facilities of our partner centre in Quito. Keep in mind that the shipment can take between two to three business days to reach the destination.
  • Confirmation of the IELTS Ecuador exam: Between 7 and 3 business days prior to the date you have selected for your written exam, you will receive a notification in your email with the dates, venue and time, both of your interview and of the other components.
  • When you register to take the exam with the British Council, you will receive access to our Last Minute Road to IELTS online preparation course.


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Learn more about the IELTS exam in Ecuador

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Road to IELTS Ecuador: online preparation course

The Road to IELTS course includes videos, tutorials, and interactive activities. You can do it at your own pace and monitor your progress. Access right now to 10 hours of practice and, when you register for the IELTS exam with the British Council, you will have 20 more hours.

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Understanding IELTS: free online course

The four Understanding IELTS courses from the British Council will give you a comprehensive guide to everything you need to know as you prepare for each of the sections of the IELTS exam in Ecuador. Discover the best techniques for international English exams completely free.

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