How to register


The ID document must be either a valid passport or National Identity Card from a European Union country.
SERC International Study
SERC IELTS Test Centre

Castle Street
Lisburn
Co. Antrim
BT27 4SU
Northern Ireland

The ID document must be either a valid passport or National Identity Card from a European Union country.

Online Registration

Step 1:

Complete the online registration form here.

Step 2:

Pay your test fees i.e. £160.

We accept the following payment methods:

  • Online Payment through Paypal

  • Telephone payment: contact our Customer Services Team on 028 9267 7225 / 028 9127 6600 if you would like to pay by credit / debit card.

  • Cash Payment: Please go to reception of one of our three main campuses in Bangor, Downpatrick or Lisburn. Our customer services staff will be happy to take your payment.

Make sure you give your IELTS reference number in all of the above payments methods.

Step 3:

Please email a scanned copy of your identity document to ielts@serc.ac.uk which you will use on the test day OR you can post a copy of identity document to the address on the left.

What happens next?

Once we have received the payment and documents, we will send you a confirmation email. You will receive instructions regarding the test day five days before the test date. It is the candidate's responsibility to check the address of the venue.

IELTS is not recommended for under 16's. If the applicant is under 16, please contact the test centre separately for a consent form. Failure to do so may result in an application being rejected.