7 Steps to do IELTS Registration in Nigeria

Are you preparing for IELTS exam in Nigeria? If yes, see the 7 Steps to do IELTS Registration in Nigeria. See IELTS fee in Nigeria and documents needed for proper registration.

Perhaps, you have enormousely prepared for your IELTS for sometime now, and maybe you have succeeded in hitting your own target score in IELTS practice examination or tests.

Now, what next? You may ask, taking a critical look at it,, you may probably be thinking of having your own IELTS registration first, maybe given the fact that, you want to meet the deadlines or perhaps, you actually want to really get into practice, since you are aware that, the IELTS test date is fast approaching.

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7 Steps to do IELTS Registration in Nigeria
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Whichever way, in this article, I will be guiding you through some steps you need to take in order to start and as well, complete your own IELTS registration.

What Is IELTS?

First of all, let us look at what ielts is all about.

IELTS is simply the International English Language Testing System IELTS. It is also described as an international standard given to the test of English language proficiency for English language speakers, who actually are non-native. IELTS, was founded sometime in 1989, and is jointly managed by the British Council, and IDP: are IELTS Australia as well as, Cambridge Assessment English.

Steps To Do IELTS Registration in Nigeria

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Below are the steps to do ielts registration

1. Identification Of The Correct IELTS Version To Do

You will not love the regret that come after doing a wrong IELTS version. Therefore, suppose you are writing application for schooling or perhaps, you are seeking how to be a member of any professional body before you start practicing your own profession overseas, apart from UK, then you have to do IELTS Academic.

Or suppose, the school of your choice  or the professional body is not in the United Kingdom, then you are qualified to take IELTS Academic for UKVI. Again, If you have any intention of applying for a permanent residence visa in countries such as, Canada, and Australia, and New Zealand among others, then doing IELTS General Training is inevitable.

2. Your International Passport Must Be Ready:

Please note that your International passport is very important and necessary for your own IELTS registration. It got to be an uploaded scanned copy of your own international passport, while doing your own IELTS registration.

That out of the way, major information like Date of Birth, and Passport Expiry Date, and Passport Number are to be be collected while doing your IELTS registration. Very important, your international passport is to be presented at the venue of the exan on your IELTS test date.

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3. You Must Check For Available IELTS Test Dates

You are advised to do your IELTS registration within two months before your chosen test date, since the number of spaces for IELTS testing sessions are limited.

British Council Online Registration System is recommend for use while checking the current information concerning test dates and test availability.

4. Start Your IELTS Registration Via The British Council Online Registration System

Having decided on the most appropriate test date and venue, you may now begin your IELTS registration by filling out the British Council Online Application.

You can get the form here ‘,‘ and please make sure that you follow through to completion of the form. Another important thing is making sure that, your IELTS registration is paid either via online bank transfer or you pay by raising Bank Draft, which has to be made payable to the British Council.

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5. Your IELTS Registration Has To Be Paid For

Once you are through with the completion of your application and also your reference number has been generated, the next step is to make sure that your IELTS registration is paid for.

If you are paying through online bank transfer, it is important to ensure that you follow instructions very carefully. And the payment of your online bank transfer should be made via First Bank, or Zenith Bank and/or Gtbank by using the following account numbers, and after that, the code for month of the exam and the last two digits of your own international passport number. The account numbers for various test locations are bellow:

995202 if your test is in Lagos, and Ibadan, and Abeokuta, and Calabar.

995302 if your test is in Port Harcourt

995102 if your test is in Abuja, Enugu, Benin or Ilorin.

The table for the months of the exam and their respective codes are showing bellow:

Month of Exam and April and May and June and July and August and September and October and November and December and January and February and March

Month Code are: 01 & 02 & 03 & 04 & 05  & 06 & 07 & 08 &  09 & 10  & 11 & 12

6. You Have To Complete Your IELTS Registration

If you have completed your payment for your IELTS registration perhaps, through online bank transfer, it therefore, means that, your registration is  completed, once the evidence of payment is sent, together with other information to here, ‘[email protected]‘, and also the confirmation will be sent back to your inbox.

And please note, if your payment is by Bank Draft, it therefore means that, you have to make sure that, you send the Bank Draft, and printed application summary, as well as a copy of your international passport through either courier service or you send them by yourself, that is, in person to the closest British Council office around.

And after that,  confirmation will be sent to you to confirm that your registration and your payment are all been completed.

7. After Registration What Next

Once you have completed your registration process,  confirmation email will be sent to you, say 4 to 10 days before the date of the examination is given  and the venue of the exam. Also note that, the IELTS Reading, and Writing as well as, Listening section will all be done on one day.

The Speaking section for instance, may likely be done on one day or it may be billed for some other day perhaps, a week before the date of the test or after the date of the test.

However they will notify you in advance, suppose the Speaking section is to be done in a different day from the main date given for the state.

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IELTS is simply the International English Language Testing System IELTS. It is also described as an international standard given to the test of English language proficiency for English language speakers, who actually are non-native.

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