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Coronavirus COVID-19 Update

We’re open and IELTS tests begin again on 29th June. Find out more about the measures we’re putting in place to protect test takers and staff.

Welcome to CES

IELTS Test Centre

With test venues located in both Dublin and Galway city centres, we are the ideal location for you official British Council IELTS test. We have regular IELTS test dates throughout the year, offering both Academic IELTS and General Training IELTS.


At our centre you can choose to take your test on paper or computer. In fact, CES was the first test centre in Ireland to offer computer- delivered IELTS.


Please use our calendar to find the date, location and format that suits you best. You are also entitled to a free 30-hour online preparation course when you book with us.

Test Dates

Office Hours

Our office is open from 8.30 to 17.00, Monday to Friday and our team is always happy to answer any questions you may have.


Complete the online registration form and upload your ID document .


Make payment of the IELTS test fee of €200


Receive confirmation of your booking via email. If you have questions, you can email us


Useful IELTS Information

How to Register


Registering for the test is easy and can be done completely online. We offer multiple test dates every week for your convenience. Use our calendar to choose the test date that suits you best.



To achieve the best score you can, it is important to prepare for the examination and understand the requirements of the test. In addition to free online resources, we also offer preparation courses and test materials.



Before you book a test, you may have many questions. Check out our Information section. If you don’t find an answer there, please get in touch and one of the team will be happy to help