There are still some candidates for the IELTS or the International English Language Testing System examination that are uncertain regarding the registration process in the examination. IELTS is an English proficiency examination taken by different individuals – professionals or students – to acquire a certification that they are good English speakers. This certificate is needed in applying for work overseas, enrolling in a student program or even immigration in countries like Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the United Kingdom and even some states in the United States of America. Organizations and academic institutions have been very strict in requiring an IELTS score making more and more non-English native speakers like Filipinos take the IELTS examination.
In registering for the examination, you have the option to either take the IELTS under the IDP or the British Council. These are two authorized agencies that host the IELTS examination. Some are actually wondering about the significant difference between the IDP and the British Council. In reality, the IELTS test provided by the two agencies is the same whether you are taking the Academic and the General Training Modules. To register for the test, follow these very easy steps.
For the British Council, upon registering make sure that you have a valid document or passport. This passport will be needed on the exam day to check whether it is really you who registered for the test. Another requirement is a soft copy of your recent photo. For online payment, you need to have a VISA card or MasterCard for. Finally, another soft copy of your passport is required.
When registering for the IDP, a valid ID (passport, PRC ID, SSS ID, GSIS e-card) is needed along with a photocopy of this ID and 2 pieces of passport sized photos. Applications for both can be walk in, by courier, or thru online application.
In terms of fee, the IDP charges PhP 8900 while the British Council is at PhP 8986 pesos. If you are a candidate who does not have any credit cards or manager’s check, do not fret for IELTS review centers are there to help you.
IELTS review centers not only give services in terms of training for the IELTS but at the same time they help candidates register for the test. They are authorized centers that can provide service in terms of registration. They will help candidates regarding payment methods. Everything is convenient and much easier with IELTS review centers.