The British Council in Romania offers IELTS Academic, General Training and UK visas and immigration (UKVI) tests.

You can book your IELTS test with us online. When you book with us, you can be certain that you will be taking your test at an official IELTS test centre.

Tests we offer

Test type Fee Book
IELTS Academic and General Training - paper-based or computer-delivered test 965 / *980 RON (from January) Book now
IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration (Academic and General Training) 1,077 RON Book now
IELTS Life Skills (A1 and B1) 800 RON Book now

To book your test you will need to:

  1. Upload an electronic colour copy of a valid ID with signature (national ID card for Romanian citizens or passpot for non-Romanian citizens) as part of the online registration process.
    Download the instructions on uploading documents to the online registration system. On the day of the examination you must present the same identity document that you used when you registered for the test.
  2. Read our Information for Candidates, which contains important information about the test format, the question types and the test results. Please note that IELTS is not recommended for test takers under the age of 16
  3. Pay for your test with your Visa or Mastercard debit/credit card, by direct debit at any Transilvania Bank office or by bank transfer with the following details:
    British Council
    Citibank Europe plc - Dublin sucursala Romania (Calea Victoriei, nr. 145, Bucuresti)
    Account number: IBAN RO88 CITI 0000 0008 2601 2196
    C.U.I. / C.F.: 9000 0000 26598 / 22.02.91
    Please quote the IELTS Reference number provided by the Online Registration System and the candidate full name in the “Reference” field on the bank deposit slip (eg. RO001-xxxxxx-xxxx/full name)
  4. Please send us the payment receipt to within 2 days from registration
    If you intend to claim the value of the exam from your company please note that invoices are issued on request only and within 30 days from the payment date.
  5. Candidates under the age of 18 must provide written consent from their parent / guardian in order to book a test (please fill in the consent form and send it to

After registering for IELTS - test date confirmation

After making your booking, you will recieve a first e-mail containing your IELTS Reference Number to access the Test Taker Portal. Please make sure that you have included your email address correctly when you book your test.

Once the payment and registration documents have been accepted, you will receive a confirmation e-mail with your access codes to the free online course Road to IELTS

If your identification document is rejected, you will receive an email with instructions on how to upload your identification document again.

Please keep in mind that incomplete applications may be cancelled. 

Approximately five working days before the test date you will receive another e-mail with details of the exam session (start time of your test, the venue address and the day of your Speaking test).

Speaking tests

  • are scheduled to take place either during the week before the written parts of the test, on the day of the written tests or one day after the written tests
  • are scheduled to take place up to 9 p.m. on the day of the written test. Please make your travel arrangements accordingly.

Important notice

Please note that there are websites pretending to be British Council IELTS registration sites. They are not associated with us and we are not responsible for the content on those sites.

Before you enter any personal details, please make sure that you are using our secure online registration system and check that ‘British Council’ is spelt correctly.