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

You can book your IELTS test with us online or through one of our registration agents. 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 test

USD 250

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IELTS Academic and General Training - computer-delivered test

USD 250

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IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration (Academic and General Training)

USD 275

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IELTS Life Skills (A1 and B1)

USD 195

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Shahre Naw Registration Agent Karte Char Registration Agent Macroryan Registration Agent

Aria Delta Consulting Group

House #6, 4th street south side from Ansari square towards traffic square.

Kolula Pushta main road, Kabul.

Tel: +93 (0)793 108 181


Afghan Aim Consulting Services

House #3626, 1st Street, Next to Rabia Balkhi High School, Karte Char, Kabul.

Tel: +93 (0)788 12 18 18

House #117, Qasabi Street, Shahr-e-Naw, Kabul.

Tel: +93 (0)764 12 18 18


IQRA Institute 

2nd Macroroyan Main Road, District 9, Kabul, Afghanistan

Tel +93(0) 799 334 667 or +93(0) 700 20 66 53


Karte Char Registration Agent Dehbori Deh-e-Naw Registration Agent

Social and Educational Services Organisation (SESO)

House 24, 1st Street, Karte Char, Kabul, Afghanistan. 

Tel: +93 202 511 202 


Muslim Educational Institute (MEI)                                

Debbori, Kabul Afghanistan.

Tel: +93 (0)711112110


To book your test you will need to:

  1. Make sure you have a valid ID (passport or national ID card) at hand. Please note you will have to present the same passport or national ID that you use for registration on test day. Different, invalid or expired passport or national ID card will not be accepted, and you will not be allowed to sit the test. Please note that candidates under 18 years of age have to supply written consent by a parent or guardian in order to apply for a test place.
  2. Download and 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. You can pay for your test either through our online registration system or via one of our IELTS registration agents (see above). 

Once your booking is complete:

  • You will receive a confirmation (via email and then a phone call) giving you the start time of your test and the venue address. The venue may only be confirmed three days before the test. 
  • Your Speaking test may be scheduled on the same day as the other sections, or on a different day within a 7-day window before or after your main test day. The test centre will send you a confirmation for the Speaking Test date.
  • After booking your test, you will also receive an automatic email with your access codes to the free online course: Road to IELTS.
  • You will also receive 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.

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