IELTS One Skill Retake is now accepted in all Australian states!


With 18 experienced test centres, your choice between General Training and Academic tests, our extensive preparation materials and outstanding customer support with IELTS Customer Connect, IELTS New Zealand will always be the most trusted measure of your English skills.

Why should I choose IELTS New Zealand?

  • IELTS tests your speaking skills with a human examiner, so it’s just like real life conversation. We can pause, repeat and rephrase. We can also increase or decrease the level of difficulty to suit your skill level and accents are no problem for us to interpret. Find out more

  • IELTS has the widest range of official preparation material. When you book your IELTS test, you get 30 days free access to an online training course. You can also access a range of preparation resources on our website. 

  • IELTS has a community of millions around the world. Sometimes there’s nothing better than speaking with people who are just like you. 

  • When you choose IELTS, you become part of a network of people around the globe. Connect with them on our Facebook page . 

  • IELTS has fast, accessible, friendly customer service. Getting help for IELTS is just a few clicks away with IELTS Customer Connect – they’re a dedicated team of friendly support agents waiting to hear from you for any of your questions.

Where can I take IELTS in New Zealand?

  1. IDP Education has been delivering the IELTS test in Australasia since 2009 through our network of custom-built IDP IELTS test centres. We offer both IELTS computer-delivered and paper-based tests at IDP IELTS Auckland and paper-based tests at IDP IELTS Northland

  2. The IELTS centre at the ELA is part of the University of Auckland and has been delivering tests since 2000. It’s New Zealand’s largest provider of IELTS, offering test-takers at least three opportunities per month to sit their IELTS test and a range of preparation courses

  3. Located in the student town of Dunedin, The University of Otago Language Centre and Foundation Year offer the IELTS test at the Dunedin university campus, and also at their QRC campus in Queenstown

  4. The IELTS Unitec Institute of Technology in Mt Albert has been delivering IELTS tests for over 20 years. They are proud to offer both computer-delivered IELTS and paper based IELTS

  5. The ARA Institute of Canterbury is the largest vocational institute in the South Island and have been offering the IELTS test for more than 20 years. 

  6. The University of Waikato offers IELTS testing at their award-winning test centre in Hamilton and Tauranga

  7. Massey University offers both IELTS computer-delivered and paper-based tests in Auckland, at their Albany Campus and Wellington. Paper-based IELTS tests are also offered at Palmerston NorthNew Plymouth & Nelson

  8. The Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology offers IELTS testing at their Rotorua campus. 

  9. The IELTS Test Centre at the Victoria University of Wellington is part of the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies and is located in the Kelburn Campus of the university. 

  10. University of Canterbury – Centre for Assessment & Monitoring is situated on the Dovedale Campus in Christchurch. They offer IELTS paper-based tests.