What is IELTS?

To find a test date and register for the IELTS, click here.

The international English language testing system (IELTS) is the world’s most popular English language proficiency test for higher education and global migration, with over 3 million tests taken in the last year and is accepted by over +10,000 organisations worldwide, including schools, universities, employers, immigration authorities and professional bodies.

IELTS is jointly owned by British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge Language Assessment. For more information please visit

NOTE: Please do NOT download paper registration forms from this, as they will not be accepted by us! Registration MUST be done online here

You can take IELTS Academic module or IELTS General Training module – depending on the organisation to which you are and your plans for the future.

If you are not an EU or EFTA (Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein) citizen and you are applying for a visa to move to or remain in the UK, please read this important information about the IELTS test for UK visa and Immigration proposes. 

Test fees

  • Oslo, Bergen, Stavanger og Hamar: 2950 NOK

General Information

IELTS Norway

Practice Materials

The Official IELTS Practice Materials is a collection of previous tests, and includes a complete Academic and a complete General Training IELTS test, with answer keys. Also included is a DVD with examples of the listening and speaking tests, allowing you to explore the entire  test in your own home.

The materials also feature answers and comments from IELTS examiners, to help give you an overview of what is expected of you when you take the test.  The Official IELTS Practice Materials are intended to give IELTS candidates an idea of what the test is like. They also give candidates the opportunity to test themselves to see whether their English is at the level required to succeed at the IELTS.

The Official IELTS Practice Materials can be bought in person at the IELTS office in Oslo.

IELTS Preparation Courses

For IELTS Preparation Courses, please click here.