Information about regulations and procedure related to the registration of IELTS can be found on this page. Please note that IELTS for UKVI and IELTS Life Skills are hosted by the British Council, and you are not able to register for these tests through our website.
◆Mandatory: please read before registering◆
A valid passport is necessary in order to register for IELTS. Make sure to register the necessary passport information by the given deadline and to bring the exact same passport on the day of the test.
You must bring a Valid Passport on the test day
If you are applying for a Visa, make sure you plan accordingly as you will have your passport on the test date.We have a refund policy for those who were obligated to apply for Student or Immigrant Visa using IELTS scores after registering for a test date. If you have difficulty attending the test due to administration for Visa, you will be able to request for a refund. The refund will be examination fee minus commission of 6,300JPY.
Procedures for requesting refund
It is necessary to obtain an IELTS ID for registration. Additionally, please make sure to read the information listed below (STEP 1-9) before registering as it contains important information related to payment, test day procedure, as well as test regulations.
Recommended System Requirements
You can use both PC (tablet, too) and smartphone, however, some devices may be unsupported. As for brower, please make sure to use the latest version of Internet Explorer, Chrome and Safari.
◆Terms and Conditions◆
If you have an IELTS ID, enter your ID and password and click "Login and Registration".
If you do not have IELTS ID, just click "Registration"
Select your test site, test module (test type), and test date.
12:00 noon, 19 days prior to the written test
Select credit card (method A) or convenience store/ATM (method B)
|Convenience store||Lawson, Familymart, Ministop, Seicomart|
|Post office ATM||Pay-easy（ペイジー）|
3-A-1 Enter credit card information
3-A-2 Confirmation via email
Confirmation email sent to registered address : Notice of your IELTS registration confirmation
3-B-1 Confirmation email sent to registered address: Notice of your IELTS registration confirmation
3-B-2 Payment at convenience store/post office ATM
Pay test fee at convenience store/post office following the directions in the email. The deadline for payment is also written in the email, so please pay by the deadline. If payment is not made by the deadline, your registration will be automatically cancelled.
Paying at convenience stores
Please find the appropriate process for each store. Make sure to have your Payment ID Number and telephone number with you. The Payment ID Number is listed in the e-mail you receive after registering online.
Touch the Blue button towards the left of the initial screen with "インターネット受付"written.
Touch the "代金支払い"box from the first screen and then the "イーコンテクスト(インターネット受付)" box on the following screen.
Select the "インターネット受付け"button.
Paying at Post Office ATM
Look for the Pay-easy mark on the ATM and select the "料金払込（ペイジー）"on the bottom right of the screen. Then select the "手入力" box on the right and input the following "収納機関番号（58093）", "your phone number", "確認番号（Payment ID Number"
3-B-3 Once the test centre has confirmed your payment, you will receive Notice of receipt of your IELTS payment via email.
You will only be allowed to sit the test after the designated test centre has confirmed that all of required information is registered.
Changes to Registration
Generally, refunds will not be made. However, the following special circumstances may be eligible for a refund.
An administration fee of 6,300JPY (including tax) will be made for this service.
After registration, please make sure to upload your passport information to your My Page as soon as possible. We are unable to process copies sent directly to the office through the post.
Step 7-A-1 : Directions on how to upload passport information
Follow the directions on "My Page" to upload the necessary information.
The deadline for uploading information is by 23:59, 17 days prior to the written test.
IELTS will not be able to accept or process any copies received in the mail.
Step 7-A-2 : Checking the status of your submission
Click the "登録内容確認・変更・キャンセル(Confirm/Change/Cancel Registration Status)" page of "My Page" to check the status of your submission. When the status changes to "Confirmed", the submission is complete.
If you have renewed your passport after registration
Please make sure to follow the directions listed by 10:00, 3 days prior to the written test.
Make a coloured copy of your passport, and add your test dates, candidate number and full name on the right side as shown below.
If you have renewed passport after application,
Please make sure to complete the following directions by 10:00, 3 days prior to the written test.
The Confirmation Notice can be viewed after 19:00, 15 days prior to the written test from the "受験確認書ダウンロード・登録内容確認・変更・キャンセル (Confirm Notice Doｗnload and Confirm/Change/Cancel Registration Status)" page of "My Page." Please make sure to read through the Confirmation Notice before the test date.
The following information will be listed on the Confirmation Notice
Special notes regarding downloading the Confirmation Notice
Only the following are permitted in the test room:
Until 17 August 2019 Test
From 24 August 2019 Test
Special Circumstances for Personal Belongings
|Fees(inclusive of 8% tax)|
|Test Fee(per person per test)||25,380JPY|
|Extra copies of Test Report Form (TRF)
|Postage for sending Test Report Form
The deadline for cancelation is the same as the deadline for registration.
Please contact the pertinent test centre for second or additional changes.
IELTS Official Test Centres make every effort to cater for test takers with special requirements.
Please click the link below for more information regarding special arrangement.
Make sure to read through the following documents. By registering for an IELTS session, it will mean that you have agreed to the terms and conditions set forth.