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IELTS test fees 

IELTS Test Fee :       Ksh. 21,000 

IELTS Sample Material Pack:    Ksh. 3,800


Fee – UKVI IELTS:   Refer to the online fees 

Life Skills A1 or B1:   refer to the online fees 


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To ensure your details are safe, please only book your test by clicking on the registration link here on this site or on the TakeIELTS website. 

Before you enter your personal details, please check that you are using our secure online registration system. You can do this by making sure the website address starts with “https://”. In addition fraudulent sites may use incorrect spellings in the website address, so check that “British Council” is spelt correctly. 

If you are not sure, please use this link to book your IELTS test

IELTS test dates and locations

The British Council offers IELTS tests in Nairobi.

The IELTS Speaking test is held at the British Council offices in Upperhill, while the IELTS  main test (Written test ) is held at Oshwal College, 2nd Parklands Avenue, near High Ridge market, after The Aga Khan Hospital.

Places are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, so we strongly recommend that you register online at least two months prior to the test date.

Please note, once all the test places have been assigned and the session is full, the test will no longer appear on our online registration system.

You will receive an email ten days before the test date confirming the venue for your test and the timetable.

Available test dates

The table below shows the upcoming test dates in Nairobi.

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Venue: British Council Nairobi, 5 Upper Hill, Upper Hill Road, 00100

Test Date Module Registration Deadline Register
09/09/2017 IELTS Academic 25/08/2017 Apply now
09/09/2017 IELTS General Training 25/08/2017 Apply now
30/09/2017 IELTS Academic 17/09/2017 Apply now
30/09/2017 IELTS General Training 17/09/2017 Apply now
14/10/2017 IELTS Academic 01/10/2017 Apply now
14/10/2017 IELTS General Training 01/10/2017 Apply now
28/10/2017 IELTS Academic 15/10/2017 Apply now
28/10/2017 IELTS General Training 15/10/2017 Apply now
02/11/2017 IELTS Academic 19/10/2017 Apply now
02/11/2017 IELTS General Training 19/10/2017 Apply now
11/11/2017 IELTS Academic 30/10/2017 Apply now
11/11/2017 IELTS General Training 30/10/2017 Apply now
02/12/2017 IELTS Academic 19/11/2017 Apply now
02/12/2017 IELTS General Training 19/11/2017 Apply now
16/12/2017 IELTS Academic 02/12/2017 Apply now
16/12/2017 IELTS General Training 02/12/2017 Apply now