Getting your IELTS results is easy. How and when you receive your results will depend on the test type and test format of your IELTS test.

Paper-based IELTS

Your test results and your Test Report Form (TRF) will be available 13 days after you complete the test.

Computer-delivered IELTS

You can view your test results 3 to 5 days after you complete the test.

IELTS for UKVI

If you had taken up the IELTS Academic for UKVI or the IELTS General Training for UKVI tests, then you can view your test results 13 days after you complete the test.

Life Skills for UKVI

If you had taken the Life Skills A1, A2 or B1 tests, then you can view your results 7 days after you complete the test.

Ask IELTS

What is the 'pass mark' for the IELTS test?

In the IELTS Life Skills test, your results are given as a pass or fail mark.


There is no pass or fail in IELTS Academic or General Training test. Scores are graded on the 9-band system. Each educational institution or organisation sets its own level of IELTS scores to meet its individual requirements.