IELTS results

Test results

The IELTS Centre gives you the opportunity to check your results online. Please click the red button on your right side and follow the prompts.

You will receive an IELTS Test Report Form (result), which has a Band Score for each section of the test: Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking as well as an Overall Band Score.

You may collect your IELTS Test Report Form (result) from the Centre for English Teaching Office, after 2.00pm, 13 days after the test date only if you chose the option "PICK UP results" given on test day. To collect your results, it is essential that you come in person and bring your PASSPORT. It is not possible to authorise others to collect results on your behalf.

Centre for English Teaching
L5, Wentworth Building
Cnr of City Road and Butlin Avenue
Darlington, Sydney

Test results are not given by fax, email or over the phone. Your results will be mailed to you by regular post.

Candidates may receive one IELTS Test Report Form only. Please note that the Centre for English Teaching accepts no responsibility for lost or undelivered mail. If results are not received in the mail, you cannot be supplied with a re-print. It is most important that you do not lose or give your Test Report Form to anybody, as you will not be able to obtain another.

How long are IELTS results valid?

They are valid for two (2) years.

How do I get extra copies of my results?

Each candidate will be sent one copy of their results. When you register, you can also choose to have your IELTS results sent up to five (5) different institutions at no cost.

After issuing your result and within two (2) years, extra results can be mailed directly to the nominated institution at a cost of AUD$11.00 each incl GST. You will need to complete Additional issue of IELTS Test Report Form and return to:

IELTS Officer
Centre for English Teaching
The University of Sydney G01
NSW 2006

Fax: +61 2 9036 7908

When can I re-sit the IELTS test?

The restriction on waiting ninety (90) days to take another IELTS test has now been removed and candidates are now able to take another IELTS test whenever they wish.

Can I appeal a result?

Yes. Complete the Enquiry on Result form. The completed form is to be sent within four (4) weeks of the issue of results to:

IELTS Officer
Centre for English Teaching
The University of Sydney G01
NSW 2006

Ph: +61 2 9036 6537

A re-mark will take up to six weeks, and the fee is:

  • Full re-mark (Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing) - AUD$176.00 (including GST)
  • Any module or combination of modules (Listening, Reading, Speaking or Writing) - AUD$176.00 (including GST)