IELTS and CELPIP test centres now open for Canada Immigration Aspirants

June 17, 2020

IELTS and CELPIP testing facilities are now available in 72 countries around the world. This comes as a positive news for Canada PR aspirants, who have been waiting for a long time to take the test. Multiple locations open in India as well.

Applicants in pursuit of Canadian immigration can now avail the facility is of IELTS and CELPIP test centres across the globe. The test organizers have decided to increase their operations and offer more available dates to test takers.

Since March, applicants were not able to book tests because of the precautionary measures undertaken to curb the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. But, in the recent weeks governments across the globe have eased the restrictions which further allowed test organizers to easy availability of IELTS and CELPIP test centre locations. This includes multiple locations including the ones in Canada.

As of June 15, most of the countries from where immigrants come to Canada, now have an operational test centre. In India, pretty much the entire country as an open test centre location in the nearest bigger city. The detailed list of test centres in India is available here.

The Canadian Immigration authorities require an IELTS general training or a CELPIP test for permanent resident applicants. This includes applicants for Express Entry profile for Canada PR, PNP applicants and multiple others. Please consult the eligibility criteria of each program before booking the type of test required.