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Where can you take IELTS in Malaysia?

The British Council in Malaysia offers IELTS tests in 16 locations in 8 states: Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Penang, Johor Bahru, Melaka, Perak, Sarawak & Sabah, with up to 19 test dates per month.

You can choose to take your IELTS test on paper or on a computer. Whichever you prefer, you will need to come to a test centre to sit your test. Find out more

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Tests we offer Fee Available test dates

IELTS Regular (Academic and General Training) - in centre (paper or computer)

MYR 795 

Find a test date and book now

IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration (Academic and General Training) - in centre (paper or computer)

MYR 895

Find a test date and book now

IELTS Life Skills (A1 and B1) - centre

MYR 792 Find a test date and book now

What does the fee include? Our IELTS test fee includes exclusive preparation materials, free practice tests and much more.

We're offering FREE webinar on 25 January 2022 on IELTS on Computer vs Paper, covering the 4 skill sets and prep materials. Join us to prep well before your IELTS test - sign up here

*NEW* for Ipoh and Sibu test-takers Fee Available test dates

IELTS Regular on Computer (Academic and General Training) - NEW test centre in Ipoh

MYR 795 

15 Jan, 19 Feb, 19 Mar, 16 Apr, 21 May, 18 Jun 2022 - Book now

IELTS Regular on Computer (Academic and General Training) - NEW test centre in Sibu

MYR 795

15 Jan, 19 Feb, 19 Mar, 16 Apr 2022 - Book now

Are you fully vaccinated? IMPORTANT: Check here for your entry access into our test centres before you book your IELTS test

To know if you are allowed entry into the British Council IELTS test centre, please refer to the table below before you book your IELTS test:

  • (A) - √ : Full vaccination is required to enter into the test centre
  • (A) - x : Full vaccination is not required to enter into the test centre 
  • (B) - √ : If you have not been fully vaccinated, alternatively you can present a negative Covid-19 test result updated on your MySejahtera app to enter into the test centre (Note: self-test needs to be done a day, within 24 hours, before the IELTS test)
  • (B) - x : No alternative option available
  • (B) - x* : Only minors are allowed to enter the test centre without being fully vaccinated

ALL TEST TAKERS are required to present the MySejahtera app with 'Low Risk' status prior to entering the test centres - this applies to all test centres.

Region State  Test Centre  (A) (B)
West Malaysia - Central    Kuala Lumpur British Council Kuala Lumpur X  
Selangor Taylor's University

 

X
Sunway University

X
iMetro Lab, Sunway Geo Avenue X  
 Iverson Associates, Bandar Utama  
West Malaysia - Northern  Penang Sentral College

Ipoh EdQuest International School

X

 
  RE2 International Computer School 

West Malaysia - Southern  Melaka KYS Business School √  √ (only applicable until Nov 2021)
Johor Bahru PEOPLElogy

X
Sunway College

East Malaysia - Sabah Kota Kinabalu Palace Hotel  X*
East Malaysia - Sarawark   Kuching The Meeting Place X  
Miri  RIAM Institute of Technology
Sibu Methodist Pilley Institute

Note: If you are not fully vaccinated and require a travel letter to travel to our test centre, you may contact us at info@britishcouncil.org.my to request for a travel letter (this only applies to test centres that do not set full vaccination as a compulsory requirement for entry access).

 

2022 IELTS Test Dates

All test dates below are for IELTS Academic

*These test dates are for IELTS Academic and General Training

Test centres offering IELTS on paper (West Malaysia):

State Kuala Lumpur Melaka Johor Penang
Venue British Council Kuala Lumpur KYS Business School Sunway College, Johor Bahru Sentral College
January 2022 8*, 15, 20, 29* 15 29* 8*
February 2022 5, 12*, 17*, 26 12* 26 12*
March 2022 3, 12*, 19, 26* 12* 26* 12*
April 2022 9*, 21, 23*, 30 23* 23* 9*
May 2022 7, 12*, 21, 28* 28 28* 7
June 2022 4, 11*, 16, 25* 11* 4, 25* 11*

Test centres offering IELTS on paper (East Malaysia):

State Sabah Sarawak
Venue Palace Hotel, Kota Kinabalu The Meeting Place, Kuching
January 2022 8* 8*
February 2022 12* 12*
March 2022 26* 12*
April 2022 9* 9*
May 2022 7 7
June 2022 11*, 25* 11*, 25*

Test centres offering IELTS on computer:

State Kuala Lumpur Selangor Selangor Penang Ipoh Johor Sarawak
Venue British Council Kuala Lumpur Iverson Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya Sunway Geo Avenue, Bandar Sunway Sentral College RE2 International Computer School PEOPLElogy, Johor Bahru The Meeting Place, Kuching Methodist Pilley Institute, Sibu
January 2022 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30, 31 8,15,22,29 9, 16, 23, 30  22, 29 15  15 22 15 
February 2022 4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27, 28 5,12,19,26 6, 13, 20, 27 5, 26  19  5 26 19 
March 2022 4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27, 28 5,12,19,26 5, 13, 20, 27  5, 26 19  19 26  19
April 2022 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30 9,16,23,30 3, 10, 17, 24 2, 23  16  30 23 16 
May 2022 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29, 30 7,14,21,28, 8, 14, 22, 29 7, 14, 21  21  21 21  
June 2022 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27 4,11,18,25 4, 12, 19, 26 4, 18  18 4, 18 4, 18  

Test centres offering IELTS for UKVI:

State Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur Sabah Sarawak
Venue British Council Kuala Lumpur (IELTS on paper) British Council Kuala Lumpur (IELTS on computer Palace Hotel, Kota Kinabalu (IELTS on paper) The Meeting Place, Kuching (IELTS on paper)
January 2022 8 21 8* 8*
February 2022 12 25 12* 12*
March 2022 12 25 26* 12*
April 2022 9 15 9* 9*
May 2022 12 20 7 7
June 2022 11, 25 3, 17 11*, 25* 11*, 25*

Note: The full address of test venue can be viewed when you register for your test.

 

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