If you need an IELTS test result as part of your application to UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI), you will need to take your test at a specific test location authorised by UKVI.
On 12 September 2015 there will be an opportunity to take the UKVI IELTS and IELTS Life Skills test (modules A1/B1) in Ashgabat.
Both tests will be arranged by the British Council Kazakhstan and will take place at Ak Altyn Hotel, Magtymguly Avenue 141/1, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.
The IELTS UKVI Academic module is for candidates wishing to study at undergraduate or postgraduate levels, and for those seeking professional registration in the UK.
The Life Skills A 1 test is for those who need to prove their English speaking and listening skills as part of their application to UK Visas and Immigration for Family, Spouse or Partner visa.
The Life skills B1 test is for those who need to prove their English speaking and listening skills as part of their application to UK Visas and Immigration for citizenship/settlement visa.
Candidates who wish to sit either of these exam modules should register online via www.britishcouncil.kz or using the direct link
The cost of IELTS UKVI test is £200 and IELTS Life Skills £150. All interested candidates must pay the examination fee online at the time of registration.