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. Now, 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 Immigration New Zealand , universities and professional bodies. 

Click here to find out which organisations accept your IELTS One Skill Retake test scores.

Globally, the governments of Australia, Canada, and the UK, 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 one of the centres that offer One Skill Retake, listed above.

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 .

Why choose IELTS One Skill Retake?

Smoother test-taker experience

  • Technology aided by human intervention that makes us the world's most trusted English proficiency test.

Focused preparation

  • Prepare with confidence! With One Skill Retake there will be no change to your other test scores.

Peace of mind

  • Retaking one skill instead of all four gives you an opportunity to secure the score you need.

Meyliani from Indonesia

With IELTS One Skill Retake, Meyliani was able to obtain a higher score when taking on one of her test components.

Mani from India

With IELTS One Skill Retake, Mani was able to focus and improve one component of the test and achieve her desired score.

Learn more about IELTS One Skill Retake

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Watch this video for a step-by-step guide to booking IELTS One Skill Retake.