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How to apply for the test

  1. Complete an online IELTS application form at home or come to the Test Centre and use one of our computers.
  2. Book and pay immediately online, with a credit card, or pay later. Remember: Your place is NOT guaranteed until you pay!
  3. After payment, you must come and show your VALID passport in person to the Macquarie University IELTS Test Centre. This must be done at the latest by 4pm on the Friday of the week before the test, and no earlier than 90 days before the test. You must consent to having your photo and finger-scan taken on completing your application.

Things you need to know

  • You do NOT need to bring any passport photographs. If you need passport photos for some other reason, we can take good quality Australian standard photos in our office for a fee of $12 for 6.
  • The Test Centre may decide to keep a waiting list for the next test.
  • NOTE: If you book your test place LESS than five weeks before the test, you cannot transfer or cancel your place.
  • You can book a test place at the Test Centre (on our computers) until 3 days before the test if test places are available. Remember to bring your passport!
  • Candidates who live more than 100km from Macquarie University must contact the Test Centre on 02 9850 6337 before applying
  • Candidates must complete test booking in person. Another person cannot complete for you. Please register at the following location:

Macquarie University IELTS Test Centre
EMC Building, 3 Innovation Road
Macquarie University NSW 2109

Ph: (02) 9850 6337
FAX: (02) 9850 1875

Mon - Fri: 9:30am - 4:10pm
Test days: 9.00 am - 3.00 pm
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