IELTS Test dates

IELTS test fee

The IELTS test fee is BHD126 for both paper based and computer-delivered. 

IELTS test registration will be purely online. Paper applications are no longer accepted.

Payment options accepted are the following:

  1. Credit Card (VISA/Mastercard only)
  2. Offline cash payment at the British Council

Price list

Paper based IELTS test fee BHD 126
Computer-delivered IELTS test fee  BHD 126
IELTS UKVI test fee  BHD 136
IELTS Life Skills test fee  BHD 79
IELTS Enquiry on Results (EOR)  BHD 37
IELTS UKVI Enquiry on Results (EOR) BHD 37
IELTS Life Skills Enquiry on Results (EOR)  BHD 37



We have been made aware of fraudulent websites pretending to be the British Council IELTS registration sites. Please be advised that they are not associated with us in any form. We are also not responsible for the content available on these websites.

To ensure your details are safe, please only book your test by clicking on the registration link here on this site or on the TakeIELTS website. 

Before you enter your personal details, please check that you are using our secure online registration system. You can do this by making sure the website address starts with “https://”. In addition fraudulent sites may use incorrect spellings in the website address, so check that “British Council” is spelt correctly. 

If you are not sure, please use this link to book your IELTS test

Test dates and locations

We currently run three paper based IELTS tests a month and four tests a week for computer-delivered IELTS  in Bahrain.

You will receive an automated confirmation email confirming your registration details.

Please note: There are limited number of places for all our IELTS test sessions. Places are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. To ensure you get a place, we recommend that you register as early as possible.

When you complete your registration process, you should log in to Test Taker Portal and click Date and Location tab to check the location where you will take the exam. If you don't know the password, after you click 'I forgot password' button you are able to get your password by entering the email address you used for registering for the exam.

The table below show the available upcoming paper based and computer-delivered test dates in bAHR.

You can use our online registration system to find up to date information about test dates and fees.

You can now choose between paper based and computer-delivered IELTS

Find out more about computer-delivered and paper based IELTS.

Please note:

  • Your listening, reading and writing test will be completed on the same day
  • Your speaking test will take place on the same day, or up to a week before or after your main test day
  • You will receive notification by email and/or SMS two days prior to the test date to confirm all your test details including the test venue.

If you have any questions about applying for a test, or require any further information, please contact us.

Available test dates for computer-based IELTS

Find available computer-based test dates 

Available test dates for paper-based IELTS

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There are no IELTS test dates currently for registration. Please check back soon.