The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is a standardized English test designed for foreign speakers who wish to study, work and live in an English-speaking environment. The
IELTS language certificate
can open doors to international academic and professional opportunities in many institutions and locations around the world where English is used.
Created in 1989, IELTS has become the most popular English language certificate in the world. There are currently some 1,000 test centers in more than 140 countries, performing more than two million tests each year. More than 9,000 organizations worldwide accept the certificate as proof of English language proficiency.
Even if you don’t plan to study or work abroad, the IELTS certificate is a good addition to your resume, as it demonstrates your level of English to employers. To perform well in IELTS, we recommend that you attend a specific IELTS preparation course.
How much does it cost to take the IELTS test?
Do you want to take IELTS but are worried about the IELTS fees? You’ve come to the right place. In Spain, it costs at least 224 Euros to take the IELTS in 2022. The total cost will vary depending on the type of IELTS you are planning to take.
This article breaks down the important fees to consider when taking IELTS in Spain and around the world. These costs are subject to change, so you can also double check the costs published in this IELTS guide. What is important, however, is that you have a ballpark figure to keep in mind in case you are saving to pay for it. As you can see, it is also important that you know the specific type of IELTS you are going to take in order to have a good idea of your estimated costs.
Whether you take the General or Academic exam, the IELTS fees remain the same. Of course, it is important to know which test is best for you to avoid costly mistakes.
What is the IELTS certificate?
The IELTS certificate is the endorsement that students who have passed the test will receive. It should be noted that the online IELTS certificate does not exist (from home), but it is possible to do it from a computer.
A TRF is also received. Candidates who have taken the IELTS receive a TRF detailing the scores received on the test. To verify that the student presents an authentic TRF, the institution has developed an online verification service. Access to the service is completely free of charge and will help ensure that anyone submitting a TRF will have access to claim the level of competence detailed in the TRF.
How long does it take to receive the IELTS certificate at home?
When you apply for the IELTS test and fill in the application form, you will find the terms and conditions attached to the form. You should read these terms and conditions very carefully because you will find three points that explain that your results may be withheld or cancelled.
The following items are on your IELTS application form under the terms and conditions:
● Your result may not be issued 13 days after the test if IELTS Test Partners decides that it is necessary to review any issues related to your test or test administration. To aid any investigation, you may be asked to provide samples of written and oral expression. In exceptional circumstances you may be asked to retake one or more components of the IELTS.
● The point above explains that you may not receive your results after 13 days because IELTS wants to check them more thoroughly. There are two main reasons: 1) they want to recheck your exam 2) are doing quality control checks on the handling of the test.
● If any irregularities are detected, your result may be voided once issued. You may be asked to retake one or more components of the IELTS. This means that if there are any problems with your test, your results may be voided and you may have to retake the test or part of it. means that something has happened related to your exam or the way it has been handled that was not usual or acceptable.
As for the physical copy, they will send you a paper copy with your test scores, the TRF will be mailed to you 2 to 3 business days after the results are published.
It should be clarified that the results are not disclosed by telephone or e-mail.
How do I get my IELTS English certificate?
You can pick up your Test Report Form (TRF) at their offices in Spain on the 13th day after the date of the paper-based IELTS Writing test or from the third to the fifth day after the computer-based IELTS test. If you live in a distant city, the certificate will be sent to you by mail.
If you have taken IELTS online, you will receive your results electronically only, but you can print out your electronic test result form to send to the organizations you are applying to.
It is important to note that institutions need original copies of your examination report form. They cannot accept photocopies. They can send up to five additional copies of the TRF directly to the institutions to which you are applying (e.g., universities, companies, etc.).
Therefore, it is possible to obtain the IELTS certificate online as long as you have done it from a computer, but this does not mean that if you can do it from a computer, you can do it from home. Only a few institutions in Spain can accept this type of online test. Ask about your opportunities at Nacel English School London, their customer service will know how to advise you on the best options for you.