Need to retake one skill? IELTS One Skill Retake is here.


IELTS One Skill Retake helps you show your full potential!

To help you feel confident going into your IELTS test, we’ve developed IELTS One Skill Retake. Soon, you will be able to retake any one component of the test; Listening, Reading, Writing or Speaking without redoing all four sections.

Where is IELTS One Skill Retake available?

IELTS One Skill Retake is currently only available if you sat IELTS on computer at eligible IELTS test centres listed below:

It's coming soon to more test centres across New Zealand.

Who accepts IELTS One Skill Retake?

IELTS One Skill Retake is accepted* by universities and professional bodies. Click here to find out which organisations accept your IELTS One Skill Retake test scores.

Globally, the governments of Australia, the UK and Canada, as well as many universities across Australia now accept IELTS One Skill Retake.

* Always check the website of the organisation you intend to apply to for more information about eligibility requirements.

Who is eligible to take IELTS One Skill Retake?

You're eligible to book IELTS One Skill Retake after you have recently completed a full test on computer and received your IELTS test score, from IDP IELTS Auckland, Massey University - Auckland and Massey University - Wellington. You must book your IELTS One Skill Retake within 60 days of your original test date.

Check the FAQ section below for more information about IELTS One Skill Retake.

"I was ecstatic when my friend told me about IELTS One Skill Retake... I am very lucky to be one of the pioneering people to have this opportunity. One Skill Retake is a game-changer"

Melbourne-based test taker.  

Check out how to book IELTS One Skill Retake, or learn the difference between One Skill Retake and an Enquiry on Result (or a re-mark). We also have 5 tips on how to best prepare for One Skill Retake.

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IELTS One Skill Retake - Frequently asked questions

What is IELTS One Skill Retake (OSR)?

IELTS One Skill Retake allows you to retake one of the four skills (Listening, Reading, Writing, or Speaking) if you need to improve in just one area. We know most test takers get the scores they need first time, but if you feel you haven’t performed to your best in one area, IELTS One Skill Retake can help you get back on track.

IELTS One Skill Retake is coming soon to test centres across New Zealand.

Why IELTS One Skill Retake?