Need to retake one skill? IELTS One Skill Retake is here.


IELTS One Skill Retake helps you show your full potential!

Every year millions of people around the world use their IELTS scores to achieve their study, work and migration goals. With the right preparation and support, our test takers can achieve their best scores.

To help you feel confident going into your IELTS test, we’ve developed IELTS One Skill Retake. If you didn’t show your potential in one section on test day, IELTS One Skill Retake can help you back on track.

You're eligible to book IELTS One Skill Retake after you have recently completed a full test on computer and received your IELTS test score, from an eligible test centre. You must book your IELTS One Skill Retake within 60 days of your original test date. Check the FAQ section below for more information about IELTS One Skill Retake.

IELTS One Skill Retake is now available at IDP Melbourne, IDP Adelaide and IDP Perth. It's coming soon to IDP Sydney and IDP Brisbane and will be available at more test centres across Australia in early 2023.

"I was ecstatic when my friend told me about IELTS One Skill Retake... I am very lucky to be one of the pioneering people to have this opportunity. One Skill Retake is a game-changer"

Melbourne-based test taker.  

Check out how to book IELTS One Skill Retake, or learn the difference between One Skill Retake and an Enquiry on Result (or a re-mark). We also have 5 tips on how to best prepare for One Skill Retake.

Questions about IELTS One Skill Retake?


IELTS One Skill Retake - Frequently asked questions

What is IELTS One Skill Retake (OSR)?

IELTS One Skill Retake allows you to retake one of the four skills (Listening, Reading, Writing, or Speaking) if you need to improve in just one area. We know most test takers get the scores they need first time, but if you feel you haven’t performed to your best in one area, IELTS One Skill Retake can help you get back on track.

IELTS One Skill Retake is currently only available if you sat IELTS on computer at eligible IELTS test centres. It's coming soon to more test centres across Australia by the end of 2023. IELTS One Skill Retake is available for both Academic and General Training IELTS tests.

Why IELTS One Skill Retake?