The test fee for General and Academic tests is NGN75,000.
You will be required to pay by bank transfer from Guaranty Trust Bank, First Bank and Zenith Bank. The payment instructions can be found on How to pay for IELTS exams.
If you are unable to make payment via bank transfer option, please raise a bank draft in favour of British Council from any Nigerian Bank and submit at any of the British Council offices in Nigeria.
The sections below list all upcoming test dates in Nigeria.
You can choose how you take IELTS.
Places are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, so we strongly recommend that you register online as soon as possible and preferrably at least two months 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.
IELTS test locations
Scroll down to apply to the different locations.
|Test location||Registration handled by||Number of tests per month|
|Abeokuta||British Council in Lagos||1|
|Abuja||British Council in Abuja||2|
|Benin City||British Council in Abuja||2|
|Calabar||British Council in Lagos||1|
|Enugu||British Council in Abuja||2|
|Ibadan||British Council in Lagos||2|
|Ilorin||British Council in Abuja||1|
|Lagos||British Council in Lagos||3|
|Port Harcourt||British Council in Lagos||2|
|Kano||British Council in Kano||1|
You will receive an email ten days before the test date confirming the venue for your test and the timetable. If you don't receive this, please contact your local British Council office.
For all applications and information requests, please contact the British Council Nigeria directly.