What to Bring

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What to Bring on Test Day

  1. Proof of Identity document (required). It must be the original, valid, and same document that was submitted with your application. Without this, you will NOT be able to write the test (no exceptions).
  2. Water (optional): bottles must be clear plastic with a lid. Labels or words on water bottles are not allowed. 
  3. Sweater (optional): in case you get cold in the test room.

Only the items listed above are allowed in the test room with you. We provide all candidates with appropriate writing supplies on their test day (pencils, erasers, and sharpeners).

What You Cannot Bring into the Test Room

  • Coats
  • Bags
  • Wallets
  • Cell phones
  • Watches 
  • Personal items
  • Medication (unless approval has been obtained prior to test day)

A secure space will be provided on test day for your personal items, as listed above. If possible, please leave valuables at home. The IELTS Test Centre at UTM assumes no responsibility for lost or stolen items. 

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Learn about the IELTS band scores, when you can view your results, and more.