IELTS English exam brochures with information for exam candidates on the prices, dates of English exams in Santiago Chile


We have various available dates for IELTS English exams. For more details, do not hesitate to contact us at

Price of IELTS exams – How much does IELTS cost?

Once you click register, select your preferred format, date and test centre location in Santiago. The cost of your IELTS test will depend on the format of your IELTS exam.

IELTS English Exam 2021 Prices Register here
Academic or General Training CLP 196,500 Register
IELTS UKVI Academic or General Training CLP 224,027 Register
IELTS Life Skills A1 CLP 147,326 Register
IELTS Life Skills B1 CLP 147,326 Register
*Remember to check the information on the different IELTS exam formats before booking your exam.

 Where can I take an IELTS exam in Chile?

The British Council in Chile offers IELTS exams in three locations: English UC, Instituto Chileno Británico de Cultura and the British Council Santiago Office. We offer a wide range of dates in both IELTS computer and IELTS paper formats.

1. Make sure you have valid ID

In order to be able to sit your IELTS exam, you must have valid ID. The only valid forms of identification which we accept are:

  • for nationals: original passport or Citizenship Card
  • for foreign nationals: original passport

To guarantee that your application is approved by our system, you must upload your ID when you book your exam. You must hand a scanned copy of both sides of your ID (in colour & maximum size 1.3 MB). The file must be in JPEG, GIF or PNG format. The image must be less than 1600 x 1600 pixels. If you register using your passport, you must upload the document as an open book, making sure that the image shows both pages: the page containing your personal information and the following page.

On the day of your exam, you must use the ID with which you registered. If you present a different form of ID, you will not be able to sit the exam and will not be entitled to a refund.

Please note that your ID must be uploaded correctly to the platform before the test registration deadline. If not, your test will be transferred to the next available session, and you will not be entitled to a refund.

Incomplete registrations will not be processed.

Candidates under 18 years old should ask their parents or guardians for help when reserving the IELTS on their behalf. Any candidate between 11 - 17 years old must submit the following forms signed by their parent/guardian: IELTS Minor Consent Form and Consent for leaving the premises without adult supervision.

In the case that you face difficulties in uploading your ID to our system according to the specifications described above, you may send it directly to us at

2. Download and read our candidate information guide

We recommend that you consult our candidate information guide which will help you to prepare and familiarize yourself with the format of the IELTS exam.

* Please note that IELTS is not recommended for children under 16 years of age.

3. Pay for your IELTS English exam

  • Computer-delivered IELTS or UKVI: through our online registration system.

We must receive confirmation of payment before the registration deadline or within the stated period following your online registration:

  • Computer-delivered IELTS: 24 hours
  • Paper-based IELTS or UKVI: 3 days.

Please note that if you register within three days following the last day of registration, these deadlines no longer apply and your payment must be sent immediately.

Once you have made the payment by bank transfer, you must send us your proof of payment to

4. Confirmation of the date of your IELTS English exam

After registering and once your payment is approved, you will receive:

  • An email with access to our free online course Road to IELTS! 
  • An email confirming the starting time of the two different sections of the exam (written and oral) as well as the examination centre's address. This will be sent on the second business day after the last day of registration. You may receive this email in your spam folder.

Keep in mind:

  • Listening, reading and writing tests are taken on the same day.
  • The speaking test can be taken on the same day as the other sections or within one week before or after the date you have chosen for your written test.