Test Administration / Off-Site Testing

IELTS tests are administered at more than 270 centres throughout the world.   CHES has been one of those centres since 1996.   With its qualified examiners, CHES supervise testing at various locations in Fiji, including Labasa and Lautoka/Nadi.

Candidates for the test pay a fee to CHES which is set by IDP IELTS Australia. There is a quota of places available for each test.   Registration is conducted on a first come first serve basis.

General Requirements

How to Apply

Click here to download an application form

Download Information for Candidates booklet:

Completed application form which must be accompanied by:

  • A photocopy of the first two pages of your valid passport
  • Applications must be received by the CHES office five to six weeks before the nominated test date.

Note: IELTS is not recommended for candidates under the age of 16.

IELTS Test Fees

  • $490 as of March 01, 2012.

Off-site testing incurs additional costs:

  • Nadi/Lautoka                       $100
  • Labasa                               $150

Payable in advance by bank cheque made out to CHES.
Via Telegraphic Transfer to:
Account Name: College for Higher Education Studies
Account Number: 000 713 55 33
Bank Charges: ANZ to ANZ F$10, Other Banks F$15

IELTS Test Modules and Bandscore
To select the correct IELTS module on your application form, specify either Academic for study or Professional registration and General Training for Migration. Knowing your IELTS Band requirement is important. Check with the institution/professional body/or government agency you are applying to.
Test Administrative Charges
Candidates who cancel their registration more than five weeks prior to the test date receive a refund of the test fee.

Candidates who cancel their registration within the five-week period prior to the test dates will receive no refund.
Absence on Test Dates
Candidates who fail to attend a test for which they have registered receive no refund. Medical evidence is necessary for a request to transfer to another test date..
Test Results
Results will be available 13 days after the test. 
Results can also be viewed online at www.results.ielts.org
Enquiries on Results
Candidates can ask for a partial or full re-mark for AU$160 within 5 weeks of test date.
Additional Test Result Forms (TRFs)
Up to   4 additional TRFs can be sent to institutions upon request. Receipts are kept on file for candidate reference. Costs for courier to institutions are borne by candidates and receipts are kept on file for candidate reference.
Test Venues


  • CHES: 195 Princes Road, Tamavua.   Tel: (+679) 3383 669 Mobile: (+679) 7301401, 9721360
  • St Joseph's Secondary School, Waimanu Road.
  • Southern Cross Hotel, 59-63 Gordon Street.
  • Studio 6, 1-3 Walu Street off WaimanuRoad.


CHES Nadi, Lot 1,
Andrews Road,
Nadi Town.
Tel: (+679) 670 1088
Mobile: (+679) 7301400, 9721336


Grand Eastern Hotel

Other venues to be advised closer to test date.

Please note that ONLY the administrative charges listed above apply to IELTS candidates. No other administrative charges are made. Candidates should be aware of the above fees and regulations when registering.

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