DCU IELTS Test Centre
Office VBG02B – Mary Bruck Building
Dublin City University – Glasnevin Campus
Public Transport and Parking
The university is located 5km north of Dublin City Centre and serviced by 19 different buses routes.
There are a number of parking spaces available on Glasnevin campus. Check DCU parking for details.
Cafe facilities are available on campus. Please note that these facilities may be limited on Saturdays. Check DCU cafes for opening hours. There are also off-campus restaurants in the local area.
Strict identity checks will be carried out on the day of the test. You must bring the identification document (ID) which you used to register. Photos and fingerprint scans will be taken of all candidates. Please note that this is a requirement.
What to bring
Remember to bring your identification document (ID) on the day of the test, as you will not be allowed to sit the test without it.
Have something to eat before the test, as you will not be allowed to bring any food into the test room. You can only take water in a transparent bottle without any labels.
What not to bring
Leave valuable personal items at home, as you will not be allowed to take any personal belongings into the test room. You can only have a pen or pencil, an eraser and your identification document on your desk.
Watches are not allowed in the test room. There will be a clock on the wall.
If you arrive late for test registration you will not be allowed to take the test and you will lose the full test fee.
The Speaking part of the test can take place up to seven days before or two days after the other parts of the test. You will be notified of your Speaking test date in advance by email.
If you think that there have been any issues that may have affected your performance, tell the invigilator straightaway.
You can also check it online here.
For more detailed information, see here.
Lateness and absence
Please check your travel arrangements carefully and arrive at the test centre early. If you arrive late for test registration you will not be allowed to take the test and you will lose the full test fee.
If you are absent for your test because of a medical emergency, you must provide us with an authorised medical certificate in English within five days of the missed test.