Who accepts IELTS scores?

Search New Zealand and Pacific organisations who accept IELTS scores

IELTS is recognised by more than 10,000 universities and employers globally. It’s also recognised by professional bodies, immigration authorities and other government agencies. Use the search tool below to find out who accepts IELTS in New Zealand and what the minimum band scores are for your university or institution.

Please note this data only includes IELTS recognising organisations in New Zealand and is updated weekly. Please contact your recognising organisation for the most up-to-date minimum band score requirements.

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