The cost of the test fee for 2020 is now:
IELTS – J$36,000.00
CDIELTS - J$36,000.00
.UKVI - J$37,495.00
Life Skills - J$26,214.00

Payments in other currencies should be the equivalent of the amounts stated above.

All Jamaican dollar payments should be made to any National Commercial Bank Branch, AC#402609729.
Account Name: UWI Commercial Operations

All Pound Sterling payments should be made using the information below. The original transfer receipt should be enclosed with your application.

Beneficiary Name: University of the West Indies
Beneficiary Address: Mona, Kingston 7, Jamaica
Bank Name: Barclays Bank PLC
Bank Address:s Knightsbridge International Banking Centre
P.O. Box 391
Bowater House
London SW1 7NT
Bank Account: 20003042
Sort Code: 20 � 47 � 35
Swift Code: BARCGB22 IBAN #: GB37 BARC 2047 3520 0030 42


CLICK HERE to register for:

v IELTS paper based test
v Life Skills

You are required to upload a copy of your ID (Passport or National Jamaican Voters’ card) and proof of payment on the registration website and also to submit them by email to the IELTS office at These documents must be submitted before full registration can be confirmed and must be done within three days after registration. All overseas applicants are asked to enclose a pre-paid airway bill for the return of their test results.
All registered candidates will receive free online access to “Road to IELTS” at for 30 hours of free online tuition in preparation for the test.

Your confirmation email will include the test date, venue, registration time and test start time. Venue details for each test is issued upon confirmation of your registration. Please include an email contact as our communications with you will only be through email. Applicants will also require an email address in order to apply online.

The IELTS test is offered two to three times per month in Jamaica by the Department of Language, Linguistics and Philosophy, The University of the West Indies, on both the Mona and Western Jamaica Campuses.

The closing date for application is five weeks before the test date. Please note that spaces may be filled before application deadlines and late applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Space for tests are limited and applicants will be registered on a first-come, first-served basis.


If you cancel your test or request a transfer within five weeks before the test date for medical reasons, you must provide supporting medical evidence within five working days before the test dates. Only evidence of serious illness will be considered. Only original medical certificates will be accepted and must state inability to appear for the test on the scheduled test date. Once the test date has passed you will not receive a refund nor be eligible for a transfer.

Should you become ill on the day of the test, you must immediately (on the same day) contact the Centre or one of its representatives by telephone or email. If this is not done, neither a refund nor a transfer will be considered. An authentic medical report (signed and stamped) must also be produced within 5 days of the test date, stating that you were not fit to sit the test on that particular date.

Once a candidate presents a medical certificate, you can receive a transfer up to three months after the initial test date. Any later request in this regard cannot be honoured. You may receive a refund up to six months after the initial test date but no later.