Every year, two million people take international exams with help from the British Council. Students and professionals gain qualifications that can open doors at leading academic institutions and improve their employment prospects around the world.
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IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is the world’s most popular English language test.
IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration
If you are applying for a visa to move to or stay in the UK, you can choose one of the tests to prove your level of English.
From young learners to professionals, Cambridge English offers a wide range of exams aimed at opening doors to higher education and improving employment opportunities. Find out more.
Aptis - Assess English Skills
Choose Aptis to assess more people more efficiently and raise international English language standards in your organisation.
Why take an exam with the British Council?
Discover the benefits of taking an exam with the British Council.
Information for schools and institutions
Our relationship with schools and foreign language centres is of the greatest importance to us. Find out how you can partner with us for the promotion and delivery of UK exams in Portugal.