Venues & Dates

IELTS test venues, dates, as well as information pertaining to the test.

Test-day Procedure

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Test venues and dates

IELTS is offered in the following cities:

Tokyo Test Center (JP500):Sendai, Tokyo, Saitama, Yokohama, Kanazawa
Osaka Test Center (JP512):Nagoya, Kyoto, Osaka, Kobe, Okayama, Hiroshima, Kochi, Fukuoka, Nagasaki

  • Tokyo Test Center (JP500)

    • *The graph below shows the dates for the writing part of the test. Usually the speaking test is held on a Sunday 6 days prior to the writing test at Tokyo and on the following day of the writing test for Osaka. For sessions where "1 day" is written, both Writing and Speaking tests will be held on the same day. Sessions scheduled for venues other than Tokyo and Osaka will all be 1 day session. Please note, you cannot choose the date and/or the time for the Speaking Test.

    :Academic & General:Academic

    Test Dates Test Venues Registration
    Tokyo
    2DAY
    Tokyo
    1DAY
    Yoko-
    hama
    Sapp-
    oro
    Sendai Sai-
    tama
    Matsu
    moto
    Kana-
    zawa
    Start Close(Conven
    ience-store)
    2016/7/30
    SP 7/24
            2016/4/29 2016/6/24
    (2016/6/19)
    2016/8/13
    SP 8/7
                2016/5/13 2016/7/8
    (2016/7/3)
    2016/8/20
    SP 8/14
          2016/5/20 2016/7/15
    (2016/7/10)
    2016/8/27             2016/5/27 2016/7/22
    (2016/7/17)
    2016/9/10
    SP 9/4
                2016/6/10 2016/8/5
    (2016/7/31)
    2016/9/24
    SP 9/18
              2016/6/24 2016/8/19
    (2016/8/14)
    2016/10/8
    SP 10/2
              2016/7/8 2016/9/2
    (2016/8/28)
    2016/10/22
    SP 10/16
              2016/7/22 2016/9/16
    (2016/9/11)
    2016/10/29
    SP 10/23
              2016/7/29 2016/9/23
    (2016/9/18)
    From November 3rd and onwards, the seaking test will be held on the following Sunday of the written test for "Tokyo-2DAY"sessions.
    2016/11/5
    SP 11/6
              2016/8/5 2016/9/30
    (2016/9/25)
    2016/11/19               2016/8/19 2016/10/14
    (2016/10/9)
    2016/11/26
    SP 11/27
            2016/8/26 2016/10/21
    (2016/10/16)
    2016/12/3
    SP 12/4
                2016/9/2 2016/10/28
    (2016/10/23)
    2016/12/10
    SP 12/11
            2016/9/9 2016/11/4
    (2016/10/30)
    2017/1/7             2016/10/7 2016/12/2
    (2016/11/27)
    2017/1/14
    SP 1/15
              2016/10/14 2016/12/9
    (2016/12/4)
    2017/1/21
    SP 1/22
              2016/10/21 2016/12/16
    (2016/12/11)
    2017/2/11
    SP 2/12
              2016/11/11 2017/1/6
    (2017/1/1)
    2017/2/18
    SP 2/19
                2016/11/18 2017/1/13
    (2017/1/8)
    2017/2/25
    SP 2/26
              2016/11/25 2017/1/20
    (2017/1/15)
    2017/3/4
    SP 3/5
                2016/12/2 2017/1/27
    (2017/1/22)
    2017/3/18
    SP 3/19
              2016/12/16 2017/2/10
    (2017/2/5)
    2017/3/25
    SP 3/26
              2016/12/23 2017/2/17
    (2017/2/12)
  • Osaka Test Center (JP512)

    • *The graph below shows the dates for the writing part of the test. Usually the speaking test is held on a Sunday 6 days prior to the writing test at Tokyo and on the following day of the writing test for Osaka. For sessions where "1 day" is written, both Writing and Speaking tests will be held on the same day. Sessions scheduled for venues other than Tokyo and Osaka will all be 1 day session. Please note, you cannot choose the date and/or the time for the Speaking Test.

    :Academic & General:Academic

    Test Dates Test Venues Registration
    Osaka
    2DAY
    Osaka
    1DAY
    Kyoto Kobe Nagoya Hiro-
    shima
    Oka-
    yama
    Fuku-
    oka
    Kochi Naga-
    saki
    Start Close(Conven
    ience-store)
    2016/7/30
    SP 7/31
                      2016/4/29 2016/6/24
    (2016/6/19)
    2016/8/13                 2016/5/13 2016/7/8
    (2016/7/3)
    2016/8/20             2016/5/20 2016/7/15
    (2016/7/10)
    2016/8/27
    SP 8/28
                    2016/5/27 2016/7/22
    (2016/7/17)
    2016/9/3             2016/6/3 2016/7/29
    (2016/7/24)
    2016/9/10               2016/6/10 2016/8/5
    (2016/7/31)
    2016/9/24
    SP 9/25
                  2016/6/24 2016/8/19
    (2016/8/14)
    2016/10/8                   2016/7/8 2016/9/2
    (2016/8/28)
    2016/10/22
    SP 10/23
                  2016/7/22 2016/9/16
    (2016/9/11)
    2016/10/29                 2016/7/29 2016/9/23
    (2016/9/18)
    2016/11/5                   2016/8/5 2016/9/30
    (2016/9/25)
    2016/11/19               2016/8/19 2016/10/14
    (2016/10/9)
    2016/11/26
    SP 11/27
                    2016/8/26 2016/10/21
    (2016/10/16)
    2016/12/3               2016/9/2 2016/10/28
    (2016/10/23)
    2016/12/10               2016/9/9 2016/11/4
    (2016/10/30)
    2017/1/7                   2016/10/7 2016/12/2
    (2016/11/27)
    2017/1/14
    SP 1/15
                    2016/10/14 2016/12/9
    (2016/12/4)
    2017/1/21               2016/10/21 2016/12/16
    (2016/12/11)
    2017/2/11                   2016/11/11 2017/1/6
    (2017/1/1)
    2017/2/18               2016/11/18 2017/1/13
    (2017/1/8)
    2017/2/25                   2016/11/25 2017/1/20
    (2017/1/15)
    2017/3/4                 2016/12/2 2017/1/27
    (2017/1/22)
    2017/3/18               2016/12/16 2017/2/10
    (2017/2/5)
    2017/3/25
    SP 3/26
                    2016/12/23 2017/2/17
    (2017/2/12)
  • *Specific test venue varies. Please check your confirmation notice. Please send your application to the IELTS Test Center.
  • *There are a limited number of seats available at each testing site. Seats are assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis and only test sites with available seating can be selected. Registration for test sites which have reached full capacity before the deadline may not be open.