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Available test dates in Dublin

Register for your test

Click on the available dates below to register for the IELTS test in Dublin. DCU holds regular IELTS test dates for both IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training.

Upcoming test dates

Online registration

How to register for IELTS

Register online

Online registration is simple. Fill in the online registration form and upload your identification document. When you register, we give you free access to the Road to IELTS online exam preparation course.

Pay test fee

There is a fee of €210 to take the test.

You can pay the total fee of €210 online or by bank transfer.  

Identification document (ID)

If you did not upload your identification document (ID) when registering, please email to as soon as you have registered. IDs must be received no later than 3 days after registering online.

The ID document must be a scanned copy or photograph of a valid current passport or a National Identity Card from a European Union country. If taking a photo, do not use flash.

This must be the ID you will use on the test day.

Your scanned ID must contain:

  • your ID number
  • your signature
  • your date of birth
  • your photograph
  • your ID expiry date
  • scanned identity document must be in colour

If you have any problems uploading your Identification Document, please contact us at


Once you have completed and submitted the registration form and paid, we will send you a confirmation email of your test booking and payment. Please note that it can take up to a week to process your application.

About a week before your test date, we will send another email with test times and more detailed information about the test day, including getting here.

Cancellations and transfers

If you need to cancel your test, please contact us as soon as possible. There is an administrative fee of €50 for cancellations made up to five weeks before the date of the written exam. If you cancel less than five weeks before your exam, the full test fee is non-refundable. You can transfer to a different test date up to five weeks before your registered test date. There is an administrative fee of €50 for transfers.