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IELTS test fees

The IELTS test fee for the period 01 January to 31 December 2017 is ZMK 2,200.00.

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: The Copperbelt University, Jambo Drive, Riverside, P O Box 21692

Test Date Module Registration Deadline Register
28/10/2017 IELTS Academic 14/10/2017 Apply now
28/10/2017 IELTS General Training 14/10/2017 Apply now


Venue: Mulungushi International Conference Centre, Great East Road

Test Date Module Registration Deadline Register
14/10/2017 IELTS Academic 30/09/2017 Apply now
14/10/2017 IELTS General Training 30/09/2017 Apply now
02/11/2017 IELTS Academic 19/10/2017 Apply now
02/11/2017 IELTS General Training 19/10/2017 Apply now
02/12/2017 IELTS General Training 18/11/2017 Apply now
02/12/2017 IELTS Academic 18/11/2017 Apply now