What is IELPT ?

IELPT introduction

The International English Language Proficiency Test (IELPT) measures the language proficiency of people who want to study or work where English is used as a language of communication. It uses a nine-band scale to clearly identify levels of proficiency, from non-user (band score 1) through to expert (band score 9).


IELPT is available for people applying for higher education or professional registration, and for those migrating to Australia, Canada and the UK, or applying for secondary education, training programmes and work experience in an English-speaking environment. It provide a valid and accurate assessment of the four language skills: listening, reading, writing and speaking.

Fair to all

IELPT treats all test takers with the utmost fairness and respect by actively avoiding cultural bias, and  accepting all standard varieties of native-speaker English, including North American, British, Australian and New Zealand English.

IELPT for migration

IELPT is accepted for migration to Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

IELPT for study

Thousands of education and training providers all over the world use IELPT results to select their students.

IELPT for work

Many professional registration bodies and employers rely on IELPT as evidence of English language proficiency.