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At Ara (formerly CPIT) we have been offering the IELTS exam for more than 20 years. We are located in the Christchurch CBD with the City Bus Exchange a short 10-minute walk to campus and with several bus stops at our campus.
We offer the Speaking tests on the same day as test day, and all of our test rooms are wheelchair accessible.
FREE online IELTS Preparation Course worth $80
Book your test with us and get free access* to an online IELTS Preparation Course. Get extensive preparation including practice questions and quizzes, sample writing assessments with model responses and mock tests with answers.
*Free access is available for 4 days for all four skills or 30 days for one skill. Skills include Writing, Speaking, Reading and Listening.
Available IELTS test dates in Ara Institute of Canterbury
Frequently asked questions
Important information about your IELTS test
The cost of an IELTS test in New Zealand is NZD$410.00. The price for the exam is the same whether you take IELTS General Training or IELTS Academic. There is no separate registration fee or payment processing fee. There is also no late payment fee. However, in some locations, the test fee can be slightly higher.
Read more about the price of an IELTS test here.