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Cambridge English Language Assessment
Why Cambridge English?
There are three steps to register for your Cambridge English exam:
1. Choose your exam
If you’re not sure which exam is right for you, take our free multiple-choice test to help you decide.
Learn more about our wide range of English exams.
2. Find an exam centre
To take your Cambridge English exam, you will need to register directly with an authorised exam centre. We have more than 2,800 centres in over 130 countries.
Our exam centres will give you more information about Cambridge English exams, how much they cost and how you can prepare for your exam. Use our online search to find a centre near you.
3. Book your exam
Once you have found a local exam centre you will need to book your exam with them. Exam dates are available throughout the year and you can choose whether you take your exam on a computer or on paper.
If you want to use a test result as part of your application for a UK visa you must take the test at a centre which is approved to offer Secure English Language Tests (SELTs). For a list of these centres and for more information visit Cambridge English exams for UK visas, work and study.
The cost of entering for a Cambridge English exam depends on which exam you take and where you take it. Please contact your chosen exam centre for further information.
Once you’ve chosen the exam you want to take, go the webpage of the exam and click on 'exam dates'.
Please note that not all centres will offer all of the dates shown. You should contact your centre to find out which dates they offer.
Candidates of any age are welcome to take our exams.
We have a range of exams that have been specifically designed for school-aged learners:
You can only take Cambridge English exams through an authorised test centre so you will need to find a centre in a nearby country. Use our online search to find a centre near you.
Yes, we have a number of ways to help people taking our exams who have special requirements. You should ask your centre to make a Special Circumstances application. Find out more information on special requirements.
A new IELTS Life Skills test has been introduced for people who need to prove their Speaking and Listening skills at Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) levels A1 or B1 to meet UK Visa and Immigration’s requirements for:
Find out more about IELTS Life Skills