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Headphones are available!
- Headphones are available even for the IELTS on Paper tests.
- You can feel at ease and concentrate on your test.
- Pencils will be provided at the test center.
Test venue details
▶ Test venue: Kyoshin TOP Sigma Kyoto Ekimae School, 685 Higashi Shiokoji-cho, 2-chome, Shichijo-sagaru, Higashinotoin-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto
▶ Access: 1-minute walk from Exit A3 of Kyoto Station underground shopping mall.
IELTS on Paper test dates
You can make a booking until 3 days before the test date.
Test fee: 25,380 yen (tax included), payable by credit card or at a convenience store
Saturday, 24 June: Academic
Saturday, 24 June: General Training
Saturday, 29 July: Academic
Saturday, 29 July: General Training
Saturday, 26 August: Academic
Saturday, 26 August: General Training
Saturday, 9 September: Academic
Saturday, 9 September: General Training
Saturday, 23 September: Academic
Saturday, 23 September: General Training
The test will be completed in one day in the following order: Writing (60 minutes), Reading (60 minutes), Listening (40 minutes), and Speaking (11-14 minutes). The test will start at 9:00 and end at 12:20.
Speaking test will be conducted in the afternoon of the same day. The time will be announced individually by each test centre 3 days before the test date.
Test day schedule
8:00-8:30 – Candidates will first arrive at the "Registration" area. During the check-in process, we will take your photo and scan your finger. These security measures are requirements of IELTS and must be done prior to taking the test.
9:00-12:10 – The Writing, Reading, and Listening components of the test will be completed first.
13:00-18:00 – The Speaking test will be conducted in the afternoon of the same day. The time will be announced individually by each test centre 3 days before the test date.
Test centre details
IDP IELTS Osaka test centre (JP033)
Special Offer for students who book IELTS with IDP!
Exclusive offer #1: Five hours of IELTS test preparation support videos
Mr. Kotani, who has taken the IELTS more than 60 times, will send you a special 5-hour video to help you prepare for the IELTS exam.
Exclusive offer #2: Free online course by Macquarie University
Offering a free IELTS online course supervised by Macquarie University. Get 4-day access to all skills or 30-day access to a single skill.
Privilege #3: One free IELTS Writing Assist (3,500 yen per session)
Offering you one free IELTS Writing Assist (3,500 yen)! Practice writing tasks online and receive a feedback from an IELTS expert.
・Test fee: 27,500 yen (including tax), Payment Method: Credit card or pay at Convenience Store
・You can book a test until 3 days before the test date.
・A valid passport is required on the test day and for making a booking.
・If you require any special arrangements, please see “Special requirements.”
・You can read the step-by-step guide for booking a test. Please see “How to book.”
・For details on booking special offer, please see the confirmation email from the test center.
● Confirmation Notice
・Your test center will send you “Confirmation Notice” (details on the day of the exam) .
・The Speaking test schedule will be notified by email at least 3 days prior to the test date.
・If you have any questions or inquiries regarding the exam confirmation, please contact your test center by 17:00 the business day before the test date.
Cancellation・Transfer (test date・test venue・module)
If you would like to cancel your booking, you must contact your test center by 5:00 pm, 5 days before your test day.
Administration fee: 6,050 yen
Please read the information provided on this page and submit "IDP-IELTS Change Request Form: Click here
Result・Additional Test Report Form・Enquiry of Result
● Online Results
Results can be viewed online here:
For IELTS on Paper, you can check 13 days days after the test
For IELTS on Computer, you can check 3 to 5 days after the test
In order to access your scores online, you will need to enter your full name, date of birth, and your passport number.
● IELTS Test Report Form (TRF)
The Test Report Form (TRF) will be printed and sent out by postal mail 13 days after the test day. The test taker will receive ONE original Test Report Form. Replacement TRFs cannot be issued. The transcript is valid for 2 years from the date of the written examination. Contact an IELTS Official Test Centre for more information.