Apply for IELTS

How to apply

To apply for an IELTS test at the UoN Language Centre, please follow the steps below.

Step 1: Upcoming test dates

Review the table below and take note of the most appropriate available test date for your test.



General Training Module

Academic Module

20th September 2014SaturdayFULLAVAILABLE

11th October 2014




1st November 2014




22nd November 2014Saturday AVAILABLEAVAILABLE

6th December 2014




Step 2: Download the application

Download and complete the IELTS Application Form

Step 3: Additional requirements

  • Include a photocopy of your passport expiry date and photo page
  • IELTS candidates living in the Newcastle area should visit the IELTS office to have their photo and fingerscan taken at least 1 week before test day

Step 4: Payment

Download the Payment Options form to pay by Visa or Mastercard. Complete and sign this form, and include it with your application OR make your payment of $330.00 (GST free) by:

  • Sending a bank cheque or postal money order made payable to The University of Newcastle with your application
  • Cash or Card - please pay in person at the University of Newcastle Cashiers Office located at the Commonwealth Bank building at the Newcastle (Callaghan) campus

"Please note, postal Credit Card Payments will not be accepted the week of the test".

Step 5: Submit your application

Ensure you have fully completed and signed the application form. Submit the application along with all additional and payment requirements.

Applications can be submitted in person at our office or by mail to the following address:

IELTS - The Language Centre
University of Newcastle
Callaghan, NSW 2308

Confirmation of your placement in a test will be sent to you by mail or email 7-10 days after your application is received and payment has been processed.

If you have not received test day confirmation within 7days of the test  you must email to confirm your booking.


What if I need to postpone or cancel my application?
If you postpone or cancel your application more than 5 weeks before the test date, you will receive a refund or be transferred to your chosen date. If you postpone or cancel within 5 weeks of the test date, you will be charged the full fee unless you have a medical reason.

Please download and complete the Refund/Transfer request form.

What if I am absent or sick on the test day?
If you are away on the test day with no prior notice, you will lose your full fee. However, if you provide a medical certificate within 5 days of the test date, you will receive a refund.

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