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  • Your IELTS Test Day Journey

    Don't Risk your Future

    Step 1: Arrive at your venue.  Registration opens between 8 and 8:30 am.  Registered test-takers will receive an email after they register with a detailed schedule (note that some emails filter out our messages; please search for an email from ielts@georgebrown.ca if you do not have it 2-3 days before the test). If you arrive early, please feel free to wait in the lobby on the 1st floor at 341 King Street East.

    Step 2: You may find it preferable to use the washroom prior to step 3.

    Step 3:  Leave all your personal belongings in the cloakroom.  Cellphones and watches are not permitted in the testing room.  Pens, pencils and erasers will be provided. You are permitted to bring a clear plastic water bottle with the label removed into the testing room.

    Step 4: Check-in using your Passport or Permanent Resident Card. If you arrive at check-in after 9:15 am you will not be permitted to write the test.  If you do not bring your identification you will not be permitted to write the test. NOTE THAT YOU MUST BRING THE IDENTIFICATION DOCUMENT YOU REGISTERED WITH.

    Step 5: Do a finger-scan and have your photo taken.

    Step 6: Enter the testing room and relax until the test starts.

    Step 7: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm: Listening, Reading and Writing test.

    Step 8: Collect your belongings in the cloakroom.  You may leave but you will need to return for your speaking test.

    Step 9: Return 20-40 minutes before your speaking test for check-in and finger scan.  Your speaking test time is available online here.

    Step 10: Test ends -- scan your finger upon exit and collect belongings.

    Test Results are available 13 days after the test.  

    You may bring the following with you into the test room:

    • Water in a clear plastic bottle with the label ripped off.

    Items that you must leave in the cloak room:

    • Cell phones and other electronic devices.
    • Your watch.
    • Personal pens and pencils.
    • Coats, hats, bags and purses, wallets.

    We will provide pens, pencils and erasers.

    Test Day Journey

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  • Hours of Operation: 

    Monday to Friday 8:30 to 4:30



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  • Contact Information:

    Tel. 416-415-5000 ext.2564




    341 King Street East, Room 419

    Toronto, ON M5A 1L1