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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.

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

IELTS Online: If you need to take an IELTS Academic test, you can take it from the comfort of your home or any private location with a stable internet connection. More information on IELTS Online in Ecuador is available here.

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 IELTS Ready: Premium online preparation course.
  • For more information on results, dates and availability of IELTS Online click here.


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