When will I get my IELTS results?

You won’t have to wait long for your IELTS test results. If you have taken the paper based test, you will be able to preview your results after 13 calendar days from the test date.

When will I get a physical copy of my result ?

We will send out a paper copy of your IELTS test score the Test Report Form (TRF), and you can collect you TRF from Aramex Office based in Al-Arasat Baghdad. Wait  5 days after the online results to collect it you will recieve an email with all the details you may need to get the TRF.

IELTS results will not be disclosed over the phone or through email.

We’ll send your Test Report Form (TRF) directly to any institutions 

Institutions need original copies of your Test Report Form. Photocopies will not be accepted.

We can send up to four additional copies of your TRF directly to institutions you are applying to (for instance universities, immigration officers, etc.). You will need to provide the institution’s address and fill in the “Application for Additional Test Report Form”. Attach a photocopy of your IELTS test result and passport to the application and 50$ fees for the delivery company (DHL) by sending them to the customer care department: ielts.iraq@britishcouncil.org

Please do not forget to give the full postal address of the institution. Without the complete address we are not able to check whether the institution has access to the IELTS Test Report Form Verification Service that allows it to view your results after we have submitted them electronically.

Institutions may be able to view your score through the IELTS Test Report Form (TRF) Verification Service. To do this, they will need your Test Report Form number which can be found in the bottom right corner of your Test Report Form.

Please note that an additional Test Report Form takes around 10 days to be processed. 

What does my IELTS score mean?

You will be awarded an IELTS band score from 0-9 for each test section, which reflects your proficiency in English.

Your TRF shows a score for each of the four skills (Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking), as well as an overall band score. You can score whole band scores (for example 5.0, 6.0, 7.0) or half band scores (e.g. 5.5, 6.5, 7.5) in each section of the test.

Find out more about what your score means here

How long are my IELTS results valid for?

Organisations will usually not accept your results if they are more than two years old, unless you provide evidence that you have actively maintained or tried to improve your English since taking the test. The IELTS Partners cannot confirm the validity of test results that are more than two years old.

How can I get my IELTS test re-marked?

If you did not receive the score you expected, you can apply for your test to be re-marked. This is called an Enquiry on Results (EOR). You can choose which test sections you want to be re-marked and will need to request this at the test centre where you sat the test.

The fee for this service is $100 for normal IELTS and $120 for UKVI IELTS, which will be refunded if your score is increased for any section of the test.

You need to apply for a re-marking no later than the deadline you receive in the online results email. 

Download the Enquiry on Results Form from the download section below and submit it to the test centre where you sat the test. Make sure you attach your Test Report Form and proof of payment.

Enquiries on Results take two to four weeks to complete.

Can I re-take my IELTS test?

There are no restrictions on re-taking IELTS. You can book a test as soon as you feel you are ready to do so.

Please note that your score is unlikely to increase unless you make a significant effort to improve your English before re-taking the test. Visit the preparation section to take a practice test and assess your level.