Every year, thousands of people around the world appear for the IELTS. So you should register for your exam a long time in advance to avoid disappointment and to prevent yourself having to travel to a distant location to obtain the test date most convenient for you.
Before selecting a test date, remember that the exam is a challenging one and ensure that you have sufficient time to prepare adequately. If you are applying to a university or institute of higher learning, bear in mind their deadlines and also make sure you leave enough time for your scores to arrive and be reported to them.
To register for your IELTS exam, do the following:
1. Go to the official IELTS website at www.ielts.org
2. At the top of the page, where it says “Search for an IELTS Test Centre”, scroll down the menu and click on your desired country.
3. Select the desired city.
4. Select the desired exam centre.
5. Click on "more information" to find out details about your IELTS exam centre. Contact them by phone or e-mail to find out exactly what you need to do to register for an exam at their location.