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 Paper IELTS Test Day Info


  • Present your valid Passport, Canadian Permanent Resident card or Refugee Protection Claimant Document. Valid identification is required to enter.
  • Your photo and finger scan are taken on test day.
  • Check your personal belongings in our secure setting. You are only allowed to bring your ID document, water in a transparent bottle and soft lead pencils (no mechanical pencils) into the test room.  You are not allowed to bring mobile phones, electronic devices, watches, hats, wallets, bags, keys, jackets, etc. into the test room.  Please note Precise Solutions is not responsible for lost items.
  • The test starts promptly at 9:00 am The Listening, Reading and Writing sections take approximately three hours without any breaks.
  • Your speaking test may be on the same day as your written test or on a different day. The speaking test venue may be subject to change. Please make sure to check your emails regularly not to miss updates from IELTS Centres regarding your speaking test date/time/venue. Also, please be advised that your speaking test may be conducted within 7 days before or after the written test.
  • Please note that if your miss your speaking test, you will forfeit your IELTS test entirely and will not receive a Test Report Form.


Test Day Schedule:

7:45-8:45 am Registration and Check In. Please do not be late!
8:45 am Registration closes. 
8:45-9:00 am Preparation for start of test. No late comers are admitted during this time. No exceptions!
9:00 -9:50 am Listening Test
9:50-11:00 am Reading Test
11:10-12:10 pm Writing Test
1:00-8:40 pm Speaking Interviews (11-14 minutes.)
Your appointment time cannot be changed.


Interview times cannot be guaranteed in advance, so be prepared to stay until 8:40 pm.

If your interview is scheduled for another day, you will receive an email a few days prior to your test.

Test Confirmation

You will receive a test day confirmation email with important details (venue, address, start time etc.) and also your speaking test time up to 24 hours before the test date. So, make sure to check your emails regularly.


Items Allowed in the Test Room

You are permitted to bring two (2) non-mechanical pencils, erasers, a clear water bottle, and your identification document (see above) into the test room.

Items Not Allowed in the Test Room

You are not permitted to bring purses, bags, wallets, money, phones, watches, books, recording devices, food or other items into the test room. All these items will be checked in a secure location. 

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