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Take an IELTS test in Portugal. You can find all the IELTS test dates and test locations here on admissiontestportal.com. Click on "Check availability" to access all available IELTS exams in Portugal and register to save your spot within a couple of minutes. According to our database, there are 5 test locations offered by British Council and no test locations offered by IDP in Portugal.

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British Council test location - Lisbon (UKVI test location)

This test centre is specifically authorised by UK Visas and Immigration and offers the UKVI exam. Test dates are subject to availability. Please check real-time availability on the British Council Online Registration System.

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Test date Type Results by Test fee
January 24, 2019 UKVI Life Skills A1 February 6, 2019 EUR 165
January 24, 2019 UKVI Life Skills A1 February 6, 2019 EUR 171
February 14, 2019 UKVI Academic February 27, 2019 EUR 220
February 14, 2019 UKVI General Training February 27, 2019 EUR 228
May 23, 2019 UKVI Academic June 5, 2019 EUR 220
British Council Lisbon

Test dates are subject to availability. Please check real-time availability on the British Council Online Registration System.

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Test date Type Results by Test fee
January 24, 2019 UKVI Life Skills A1 February 6, 2019 EUR 165
January 24, 2019 UKVI Life Skills A1 February 6, 2019 EUR 171
February 14, 2019 UKVI Academic February 27, 2019 EUR 220
February 14, 2019 UKVI General Training February 27, 2019 EUR 228
May 23, 2019 UKVI Academic June 5, 2019 EUR 220
177 km
British Council Coimbra

Test dates are subject to availability. Please check real-time availability on the British Council Online Registration System.

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January 19, 2019 Academic February 1, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
January 19, 2019 General Training February 1, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 2, 2019 Academic February 15, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 2, 2019 General Training February 15, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 9, 2019 Academic February 22, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
217 km
British Council - Universidade do Algarve

Test dates are subject to availability. Please check real-time availability on the British Council Online Registration System.

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Test date Type Results by Test fee
January 19, 2019 Academic February 1, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
January 19, 2019 General Training February 1, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 2, 2019 Academic February 15, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 2, 2019 General Training February 15, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 9, 2019 Academic February 22, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
275 km
British Council Porto

Test dates are subject to availability. Please check real-time availability on the British Council Online Registration System.

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Test date Type Results by Test fee
January 19, 2019 Academic February 1, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
January 19, 2019 General Training February 1, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 2, 2019 Academic February 15, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 2, 2019 General Training February 15, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
February 9, 2019 Academic February 22, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
Other test centres in or nearby Portugal
  • International House Barcelona- Escola Rosalía de Castro
  • International House Barcelona- El Centro Británico

There is one British Council test centre in Portugals capital Lisbon. The average IELTS score of test takers with Portuguese as native language is 6.6. According to our database, there are 19 universities in Portugal that accept the IELTS test. The average IELTS score requirement for organisations accepting IELTS in Portugal is 6.2.

As the oldest nation in Europe, Portugal is an ideal place to study abroad, particularly if you are interested in enjoying a sunny weather and admiring splendid coastlines each day. Anywhere you go in Portugal, you’ll always have a beach nearby and because the Portuguese are known for truly celebrating life, you can always join a local festival that involves dancing in the streets. In Portugal, you’ll experience the charming atmosphere of a constant holiday, while you also prepare to become an expert in your chosen field of study. Portugal is one of the most popular countries for study exchange programmes and many universities are active members of the Erasmus program. Portuguese universities are both focusing both on providing valuable theoretical knowledge and on engaging students in prevalent research projects. Many universities are affiliated with several research centres and they have been contributing to more than 1% of the world's highly cited publications. As a student enrolled in one of the Portuguese universities, you can complement your degree with an internship in a local company and attend interesting workshops taught by international leading experts.

There are over 200 English-taught programmes in Portugal

To study in English at one of the universities in Portugal, you may need a proof of English proficiency. There are several standardised English tests that you can take to proof your English level, such as the PTE (Pearson Test of English), TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), CAE (Cambridge Advanced English) and IELTS (International English Language Testing System), offered by British Council and IDP. IELTS is the most popular of these tests, with British Council offering more than 500 test locations and being accepted by more than 9,000 organisations world-wide.

10 most popular study destinations for students in Portugal

  • I took the IELST test which was a rewarding experience and the first challenging step to prove I was capable to study abroad.

  • I took IELTS to apply for universities in Sweden, Poland, Austria, Japan and South Korea and I would say that I liked it because it was paper based.

  • I had to take a language test and chose for IELTS as you will get your results after 13 days. I also found out that there are a lot of webpages meant to help you get ready for the test.

  • More than 800 British Council test locations
  • Accepted by more than 9,000 institutions
  • More than 2.5 million tests taken last year

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