Where can you take IELTS in Switzerland

We offer a range of convenient test dates in nine official IELTS test centre locations across Switzerland (some in cooperation with our partner Swiss Exams). You can choose to take your IELTS test on paper or on a computer. Whichever you prefer, you will need to come to a test centre to sit your test. Find out more. 

Test centres offering IELTS on paper

Bern, Geneva, Leysin, Lugano, Zurich

Test centres offering IELTS on computer

Basel, Bern, Lausanne, St. Gallen, Winterthur

Looking to work, study, or live in the UK?

If you need a visa for working or studying in the UK, then in some cases you may need to take IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration or IELTS Life Skills

 Find IELTS test dates

Tests we offer Fee Available test dates
IELTS Academic - in centre (paper or computer)

CHF 370 (British Council paper, Bern, Zurich, Geneva, Leysin, Lugano) 

CHF 390 (British Council computer, Bern)

CHF 410 (Swiss Exams computer, Basel, Lausanne, St. Gallen, Winterthur)

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IELTS General Training - in centre (paper or computer)

CHF 370 (British Council paper, Bern, Zurich, Geneva, Leysin, Lugano) 

CHF 390 (British Council computer, Bern)

CHF 410 (Swiss Exams computer, Basel, Lausanne, St. Gallen, Winterthur)

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IELTS Academic for UKVI - in centre (paper or computer) CHF 415 (Bern) Find a test date
IELTS General Training for UKVI - in centre (paper or computer) CHF 415 (Bern) Find a test date 
IELTS Life Skills (A1 and B1) - in centre CHF 187 (Bern) Find a test date

What does the fee include? Our IELTS test fee includes exclusive preparation materials, free practice tests and much more. 

Test schedule / timings

Your Listening, Reading, and Writing sections of the test will be completed on the same day with no break in between. If you take IELTS in Switzerland your Speaking test will always take place on the same day as the other sections of the test.

Choose your Speaking test slot

You can choose your preferred Speaking test slot whether you take IELTS on a computer or on paper. If we need to change your slot, we will notify you by email or phone.

The tables below show the available upcoming test dates for IELTS Academic and General Training only (not for UKVI) in Switzerland.