Book an IELTS Test



You must apply online for the correct test so check with your university or embassy which IELTS test is needed for your application.

IELTS on paper and IELTS on computer 2021: The test fee for 2021 is £180. You can check current availability and apply at:

Basil Paterson accepts no responsibility for booking the correct IELTS test.


After your application, you will need to pay the test fee. This payment can be made by using the Paypal button below. Alternatively, you can pay over the phone on: 0131 225 3802. The test/exam office is open Monday-Friday, 09:00-17:00.

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*Test Taker Name:
*Test Taker Reference Number:


Submit copies of your ID documents to Basil Paterson along with your IELTS reference number.  These items can be uploaded when you register on the IELTS website. Please be aware that you MUST bring the same ID you used to register online on the IELTS test day.

IELTS only accepts 3 forms of ID:

  • Valid passport
  • ID card issued by an EU country
  • UK Biometric Residence Permit

Driving licences are not accepted.

You have 48 hours from applying to complete your registration with payment and by submitting a copy of your ID document online.

Registrations made within one week of the test date must be completed on the day of application.

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