The British Council in Switzerland offers IELTS tests in 5 locations: Bern, Zurich, Geneva, Lugano and Lausanne, with up to 7 test dates per month. You can now also book computer-delivered IELTS with our new partner Swiss Exams (Winterthur, Lausanne).

Find out which test is best for you, and choose between our paper-based and computer-delivered IELTS tests, which are both delivered in one of our official test centres.

IELTS test fees

Test type Fee Book
IELTS Academic and General Training - paper-based and computer-delivered test

CHF 370 (British Council paper-based, Bern, Zurich, Geneva, Lugano, Lausanne) 

CHF 390 (British Council computer-delivered, Bern)

CHF 410 (Swiss Exams computer-delivered, Lausanne and Winterthur)

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IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration (Academic and General Training) CHF 414 (next test dates: 25 Feb + 29 May 2021) Book now
IELTS Life Skills (A1 and B1) CHF 178 Book now

The tables below show the available upcoming paper-based dates for IELTS Academic and General Training only (not for UKVI

Select an IELTS test right for you

Select a location below

Bern

Venue: Bern, Hildanusstrasse 3, 3013

Test Date Test detail Registration Deadline Register
30/01/2021 IELTS Academic
Computer-delivered
26/01/2021 Apply now
30/01/2021 IELTS General Training
Computer-delivered
26/01/2021 Apply now
06/02/2021 IELTS Academic
Computer-delivered
02/02/2021 Apply now
06/02/2021 IELTS Academic
Computer-delivered
03/02/2021 Apply now
06/02/2021 IELTS General Training
Computer-delivered
03/02/2021 Apply now
19/02/2021 IELTS Academic
Computer-delivered
16/02/2021 Apply now
19/02/2021 IELTS General Training
Computer-delivered
16/02/2021 Apply now
20/02/2021 IELTS Academic
Paper-based
15/02/2021 Apply now
26/02/2021 IELTS Academic
Computer-delivered
23/02/2021 Apply now
26/02/2021 IELTS General Training
Computer-delivered
23/02/2021 Apply now
27/02/2021 IELTS Academic
Computer-delivered
24/02/2021 Apply now
27/02/2021 IELTS General Training
Computer-delivered
24/02/2021 Apply now
06/03/2021 IELTS Academic
Computer-delivered
02/03/2021 Apply now
06/03/2021 IELTS General Training
Computer-delivered
02/03/2021 Apply now
19/03/2021 IELTS Academic
Computer-delivered
15/03/2021 Apply now
19/03/2021 IELTS General Training
Computer-delivered
15/03/2021 Apply now
27/03/2021 IELTS Academic
Paper-based
22/03/2021 Apply now
27/03/2021 IELTS General Training
Paper-based
22/03/2021 Apply now
10/04/2021 IELTS Academic
Computer-delivered
06/04/2021 Apply now
10/04/2021 IELTS General Training
Computer-delivered
06/04/2021 Apply now
17/04/2021 IELTS Academic
Computer-delivered
13/04/2021 Apply now
17/04/2021 IELTS General Training
Computer-delivered
13/04/2021 Apply now
24/04/2021 IELTS Academic
Paper-based
19/04/2021 Apply now
24/04/2021 IELTS General Training
Paper-based
19/04/2021 Apply now

Geneva

Venue: Ifage, Place des Augustins 19, Geneva, 1205

Test Date Test detail Registration Deadline Register
27/02/2021 IELTS Academic
Paper-based
22/02/2021 Apply now
13/03/2021 IELTS Academic
Paper-based
08/03/2021 Apply now
13/03/2021 IELTS General Training
Paper-based
08/03/2021 Apply now
27/03/2021 IELTS Academic
Paper-based
22/03/2021 Apply now
27/03/2021 IELTS General Training
Paper-based
22/03/2021 Apply now
17/04/2021 IELTS Academic
Paper-based
12/04/2021 Apply now
17/04/2021 IELTS General Training
Paper-based
12/04/2021 Apply now

Lugano

Venue: USI, Via Giuseppe Buffi 13, 6900

Test Date Test detail Registration Deadline Register
10/04/2021 IELTS Academic
Paper-based
05/04/2021 Apply now

Zürich

Venue: Technopark, Technoparkstrasse 1, 8005

Test Date Test detail Registration Deadline Register
27/02/2021 IELTS Academic
Paper-based
22/02/2021 Apply now
13/03/2021 IELTS Academic
Paper-based
08/03/2021 Apply now
13/03/2021 IELTS General Training
Paper-based
08/03/2021 Apply now
27/03/2021 IELTS Academic
Paper-based
22/03/2021 Apply now
27/03/2021 IELTS General Training
Paper-based
22/03/2021 Apply now
17/04/2021 IELTS Academic
Paper-based
12/04/2021 Apply now
17/04/2021 IELTS General Training
Paper-based
12/04/2021 Apply now