IELTS test centre locations

The MIT IELTS Centre has now re-opened for testing in Manukau and Otara, Auckland.  If you have booked a test with us please keep checking your emails for further instructions.

Your health and safety is our main concern.  Please stay safe and well.

We have two convenient locations available in south Auckland, one in Tauranga, and one in Hamilton.

MIT Ōtara IELTS Test Centre

NR100, Gate 14,
North campus, Alexander Crescent,
Auckland 2023

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Parking is available in the MIT Ōtara reserved car park and is free of charge on a Saturday.

Where to go once you arrive

  1. Come to Level 2, NR Block
  2. Enter through the door by NR100 (See the IELTS flag outside this entrance)
  3. Turn left and follow the signs down the hallway and take the elevator or stairs to Level 2
  4. Follow the signs to the registration area.

MIT Otara IELTS Test Centre map

MIT Manukau IELTS Test Centre

Corner of Davies Avenue and Manukau Station Road,
Auckland 2014

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  • Registration is on Level 2 at the MIT Manukau campus.

MIT Manukau IELTS Test Centre

MIT Tauranga IELTS Test Centre

Bay Learning Academy,
22 Taupo Avenue,
Mt Maunganui

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Located opposite Bayfair Mall where there is plenty of free parking.

Where to go once you arrive

Please report to the reception at Bay Learning Academy.

MIT Hamilton IELTS Test Centre

B block (16 on site map)
St Pauls Collegiate,
77 Hukanui Road,

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Please drive to the Reception carpark then follow the signs to the IELTS parking area

Where to go once you arrive

Please report to B Block. Follow the signs from the IELTS parking area.


Applying online for IELTS on computer OR IELTS on paper IELTS is easy.

Before you start make sure you have an electronic colour copy of your passport (JPEG, GIF or PNG) ready to upload in your application.

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Don't have your passport with you?

If you don't have a copy of your passport available you can still submit your online application, then email a copy of your passport.


Include your full name and test date in the subject line.

Once we have received your application, passport copy and payment we will email you confirmation and receipt within 10 business days. You will also receive an access code for the Road to IELTS programme.

Prefer to apply in person?

Visit our MIT Ōtara IELTS Test Centre

NR101, Gate 14, MIT North Campus, Alexander Crescent, Ōtara, Auckland 2023

Open Monday - Thursday from 9am - 12pm and Friday from 9am - 3pm.

If you need to visit the centre outside these hours, please call (09) 968 8617 to make an appointment.