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IELTS test fees

The IELTS test fee for the period 01 January to 31 December 2018 is ZMK 2,400.00.

Enquiry on Results (EoR) is £68.00.  Please note that this amount should be paid in Zambian Kwacha equivalent using the applicable book keeping rate available from the British Council for the particular month.


We have been made aware of fraudulent websites pretending to be the British Council IELTS registration sites. Please be advised that they are not associated with us in any form. We are also not responsible for the content available on these websites.

To ensure your details are safe, please only book your test by clicking on the registration link here on this site or on the TakeIELTS website. 

Before you enter your personal details, please check that you are using our secure online registration system. You can do this by making sure the website address starts with “https://”. In addition fraudulent sites may use incorrect spellings in the website address, so check that “British Council” is spelt correctly. 

If you are not sure, please use this link to book your IELTS test

Test dates and locations

The British Council offers IELTS tests in Lusaka and now Kitwe Zambia.  All registrations are handled by the British Council in Zambia.

Places are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, so we strongly recommend that you register online at least five weeks prior to the test date. Please note, once all the test places have been assigned and the session is full, the test will no longer appear on our online registration system.

*We recommend that candidates register five weeks before their chosen test date but places may be available after this date. Check live information on test place availability

Available tests

Select a location below


Venue: Lechwe School, Plot Number 1384, Namwala Avenue, Parklands

Test Date Module Registration Deadline Register
19/01/2019 IELTS Academic 05/01/2019 Apply now
19/01/2019 IELTS General Training 05/01/2019 Apply now
27/04/2019 IELTS Academic 13/04/2019 Apply now
27/04/2019 IELTS General Training 13/04/2019 Apply now

Living Stone

Venue: Hostels Board of Management - Livingstone Lodge, P O Box 61177, Livingstone

Test Date Module Registration Deadline Register
02/03/2019 IELTS Academic 16/02/2019 Apply now
02/03/2019 IELTS General Training 16/02/2019 Apply now
01/06/2019 IELTS Academic 18/05/2019 Apply now
01/06/2019 IELTS General Training 18/05/2019 Apply now


Venue: Mulungushi International Conference Centre, Great East Road

Test Date Module Registration Deadline Register
19/01/2019 IELTS Academic 05/01/2019 Apply now
19/01/2019 IELTS General Training 05/01/2019 Apply now
02/02/2019 IELTS Academic 19/01/2019 Apply now
14/02/2019 IELTS Academic 31/01/2019 Apply now
14/02/2019 IELTS General Training 31/01/2019 Apply now
14/03/2019 IELTS Academic 28/02/2019 Apply now
23/03/2019 IELTS Academic 09/03/2019 Apply now
23/03/2019 IELTS General Training 09/03/2019 Apply now
06/04/2019 IELTS Academic 23/03/2019 Apply now
06/04/2019 IELTS General Training 23/03/2019 Apply now
25/04/2019 IELTS Academic 11/04/2019 Apply now
11/05/2019 IELTS Academic 27/04/2019 Apply now
11/05/2019 IELTS General Training 27/04/2019 Apply now
23/05/2019 IELTS Academic 09/05/2019 Apply now
23/05/2019 IELTS General Training 09/05/2019 Apply now
29/06/2019 IELTS Academic 15/06/2019 Apply now
29/06/2019 IELTS General Training 15/06/2019 Apply now