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Test dates, fees and locations

IELTS test fees

The IELTS test fee is K200,000

Please note that online payments will only work for international cards.

Test dates and locations

The British Council offers IELTS tests in Lilongwe. All registrations are handled by the British Council in Lilongwe and Blantyre.

Places are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, so we strongly recommend that you register online at least two months prior to the test date. Please note, once all the test places have been assigned and the session is full, the test will no longer appear on our online registration system. 

Registration deadlines are subject to availability. Please check for availability when you register online.

You will receive an email four to five weeks before the test date confirming the venue for your test and the timetable.

Venue details

The IELTS test usually takes place at The British Council old office near National Library. Any venue changes will be communicated to candidates.

For all applications and information requests, please contact the British Council Malawi directly.

The exact information will be confirmed in the timetable you will receive by email approximately two weeks before the test.

Available tests

Select a location below


Test Date Module Registration Deadline Register
15/12/2018 IELTS Academic 01/12/2018 Apply now
15/12/2018 IELTS General Training 01/12/2018 Apply now

We recommend that candidates register five weeks before their chosen test date but places may be available after this date.  Check live information on test place availability.

Please note that you can also pay the IELTS fee directly into the British Council Standard Bank account.

Our account details are:

Account name: British Council

Account number: 9100001576213