IELTS Cancellation and Transfer Policy
If you cancel your test
You can cancel your IELTS test registration with more than 5 weeks before taking your test by notifying your test
centre. Your refund is based on one of the following factors:
5 weeks or more before the test
If you cancel your IELTS test registration 5 weeks of more before the test date you will receive a
100% refund minus the $ 80 administrative fee
Less 5 weeks
If you cancel your IELTS test registration less than 5 weeks before the test date you will not receive a refund.
If you cancel your IELTS test registration anytime before the test date and you will
receive 100% refund if you provide one of the following:
• A medical certificate no later than five days after the scheduled test date that details your
inability to sit the test, including falling ill during any component of the test.
• Evidence of loss or bereavement, hardship, trauma or military service
* We charge $80 administrative fee for all exception cases
If we cancel your test
While we aim to avoid it, under certain circumstances we may be required to cancel your test.
Where the decision to cancel a test is within our control, we will provide you with as much notice as
possible and give you the choice of either:
• Another test within 14 days of our notification to cancel, or
• A full refund
Where there is a need to cancel a test outside of our control, we will provide you with as much notice
as possible and give you the choice of either:
• A future test date, or
• A full refund
Where the decision to cancel a test is made close to the test date (including on the day) we will
reimburse you any demonstrable and reasonably associated travel and accommodation expenses that
were purchased prior to the notification to cancel, where the expenses are unable to be recovered from
5 weeks or more before the Test
You may change your test date at any time as long as you provide your test centre with 5 weeks of more notice from the scheduled test date.
You must select a test date, where available, within the next 3 months from your original booking.
Less than 5 weeks before the Test
No transfer are allowed.
See exception under the cancellation section.
• Refunds are completed within 2 weeks from the date of your notification to cancel or cancellation of the test.