IELTS Validity – How long is IELTS score valid?

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IELTS Validity – How long is IELTS score valid?

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the IELTS Test Report Form valid?

The IELTS Test Report Form (TRF) is valid for two years, from the date of receiving the IELTS results. The validity period of TRF starts from the date of your examination. However, the result date will not play any role in the validity of TRF.

When will I receive my IELTS Test Report Form?

If you have taken IELTS PBT, you will be able to preview your IELTS test report form (TRF) on the respective test taker portal after 13 days of your test date. If you have taken IELTS CBT, you will be able to preview your results on your test taker portal after five to seven calendar days from the test date.

How can I pay for the Enquiry on Results (EOR)?

Payment for the Enquiry on Results (EOR) can be done through the online mode by using credit card (Visa, Master, and JCB), Union pay or 7-11 ibon. The candidate must include their details like name, exam date, and reference number shared on the registration portal.

Can I avail any extensions for my IELTS TRF validity?

There's no provision to extend the validity period of the IELTS exam. Once the validity period expires, candidates have no other option but to retake the IELTS tests.

How to check my IELTS validity?

To check your IELTS Validity, log on to the test taker portal, enter your email ID and password, and preview your IELTS results. The IELTS score validity is for two years, counting from the date of receiving it. Once the date crosses the validity period, the IELTS results will be considered as expired.

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Janice Thompson

Janice Thompson

Soon after graduating with a Master’s in Literature from Southern Arkansas University, she joined an institute as an English language trainer. She has had innumerous student interactions and has produced a couple of research papers on English language teaching. She soon found that non-native speakers struggled to meet the English language requirements set by foreign universities. It was when she decided to jump ship into IELTS training. From then on, she has been mentoring IELTS aspirants. She joined IELTSMaterial about a year ago, and her contributions have been exceptional. Her essay ideas and vocabulary have taken many students to a band 9.

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