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Welcome to IELTS at the ELA!

The ELA is an accredited IELTS test centre and New Zealand's largest provider of the IELTS examination, offering more than 35 tests per year, and a range of preparation coursesThe IELTS Centre at the ELA is also responsible for testing in the Pacific.

About the IELTS Test

  • All tertiary institutions in New Zealand, Australia, Canada and the UK accept the IELTS scores as an entry requirement.
  • More than 8,000 educational institutions, government agencies and professional organisations around the world recognise IELTS scores as a valid indicator of ability to communicate in English.   
  • IELTS is also accepted by over 3,000 tertiary institutions, programmes and professional organisations in the USA.

IELTS test for UK Visas and Immigration

Please visit the following websites to book your IELTS for UKVI test:

IELTS Essentials


If you have any feedback about the IELTS examination, or would like to lodge a complaint, please contact ielts@auckland.ac.nz

Contact IELTS at ELA

Tel: 09 923 6547

Click here to email IELTS at the ELA

You are welcome to call us from Monday to Friday, between 8am-5:30pm New Zealand time. Our dedicated staff will assist you with your enquiry.