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IELTS Booklet
  1. Book and pay online at home or come to the Test Centre and use one of our computers. This guarantees your place.
  2. After payment, we advise you to come before the test day, to the Macquarie University IELTS Test Centre and show your VALID passport in person. This should be done by 4pm on the Friday before the test, and no earlier than 90 days before the test. You must have your photo and finger-scan taken for each test application.
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Things you need to know

  • 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!
  • NOTE: If you book your test place LESS than five weeks before the test, you cannot transfer or cancel your place.
  • The Test Centre may decide to keep a waiting list for the next test.
  • We recommend that you come to the Test Centre with your passport, to have your photo and fingerscan taken, before the test. If you do so, you will not have to wait in line for so long on the morning of the test day..

Distance Candidates

  • Candidates who live more than 100km from
    Macquarie University must contact the Test Centre on
    (02) 9850 6337 before applying.

Please register at the following location:

  • Macquarie University
    IELTS Test Centre

    EMC Building, 3 Innovation Road
    Macquarie University NSW 2109
  • (02) 9850 6337
    (02) 9850 1875
    ielts@mq.edu.au
  • Opening Hours
    Monday, Wednesday,
    Thursday and Friday

    9:15am - 4:30pm

    Tuesday 9:15am - 7:00pm

    Test Day (Sat): 9:15am - 1:00pm
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Available Courses

  • Get Results!

    Two interactive Online preparation courses in all 4 modules. 30-90 days access starting from $49.

  • Intensive learning!

    24 hours of face-to-face preparation for under $600.

  • One2One

    Book in for a 45 minute personal feedback session with an IELTS tutor for only $90.