IELTS Test Day Information - Sydney

IELTS Test Day Information - Sydney

What to expect on IELTS test day

Arrival time

If you have booked online and need to be fingerprinted and photographed, please arrive by 7.45 am to 8.15 am

If you have booked in person and DO NOT need to be fingerprinted and photographed, please arrive between 8.00am and 8.15am.


If you arrive after 8.30am we regret that you will not be allowed to enter the test room.

Identification (ID)

It's essential that you bring your valid passport with you for identification purposes. Without your passport, we won't be able to identify you and you'll therefore be unable to sit the test.

What can I bring into the test room?

  • Passport
  • Water in a CLEAR plastic bottle (no labels)

What can't I bring into the test room?

  • Pencil (no mechanical pencils), pen, eraser or sharpener, these will be supplied
  • Digital devices (mobile phones, iPods, digital watches, etc.)
  • Analogue watch
  • Wallets and keys
  • Jackets, hoodies, scarves, gloves
  • Baseball caps, beanies, hats or hoods
  • Cases for pens or glasses
  • Pieces of paper
  • Highlighters, rulers and correction fluid
  • Any cans or coloured liquids
  • Food of any kind


A locked bag room is available for you to store your belongings.  It's best for you to leave anything valuable at home, as we cannot accept responsibility for lost or damaged items.

Illness, cancellations and transfers

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