Important Update on IELTS exams: New Booking process

New way to book your test digitally.

The British Council in Libya offers IELTS Academic & General Training.

The British Council’s priority is always to ensure the safety and well-being of our IELTS Candidates, employees, and the communities in which we operate.

We are closely monitoring information from government officials and health authorities and are now preparing to restart IELTS tests when it is appropriate to do so.

You can now

1) book your IELTS test online for dates in July-September 2020, and

2) pay for your test directly at our bank and

3) confirm your booking by email.

There will be additional health and safety measures to ensure your safety and those of all involved in the test, and we will contact you with all the details when we confirm the test is taking place.

If public health restrictions are still in place on your test date, you will be eligible for a transfer or refund.

To book your test you will need to:

  1. Register online: Make sure you have a form of valid ID (passport) at hand, as you will need to upload a clear photocopy of it when you book your test. 

Download and read our Information for Candidates , which contains important information about the test format, the question types and the test results. IELTS is not recommended for test takers under the age of 16. Candidates under 18 years of age have to supply written consent by a parent or guardian in order to apply for a test place.

2. Pay for your test. Please make a direct cash deposit to our bank account:

British Council
Nuran Bank (Tripoli Tower Branch, 8th Floor, T: +218 (0) 21 3351460)
Account No: - 10005766020015

You must ensure that the Candidate Name, & Passport Number is recorded in the cash deposit receipt in the ‘deposited by’ section. 

3.Once you have made the payment, please email a scan of 1) the bank cash deposit receipt with 2) a copy of your valid passport to

We need to receive both your ID document and proof of payment within three working days of your online registration. Unfortunately, if we do not receive these documents within three working days your application will be cancelled. 

When your booking is confirmed, you will receive an automatic email confirmation


If you need to know more about the IELTS test and the payment process, please don't hesitate to contact our exams team. By email  
or telephone 218 (0) 92 6600332


Important Update on IELTS exams: New Booking process.