Computer Delivered IELTS at CES

Before the day of your test, check the start time of your IELTS test and make sure you know how to get to the test venue on time. We recommend doing this a week in advance so you’re fully prepared. Make sure to arrive early to the test venue. If you arrive late to the venue, you may not be permitted to sit the test.


CES Exams Calgary

(CES-SOS Venue)

903 8 Ave. SW 

Suite 250

Calgary, AB

T2P 0P7


The venue for your computer delivered IELTS exam is located in the city centre, across the street from the downtown campus of the University of Calgary. It is located on the second floor of 903 8 Ave. SW Unit 250. (CES-SOS).

Public Transport

We are a few blocks away from the 7th/8th Street C-Train platforms.


There is limited on-street parking.  Impark Parking – 940 8 Ave. SW, Calgary, AB, T2P 1H9, Open 24 hours.


Explore Calgary downtown, many amenities close by.  Tim Hortons, Subway, A&W, Waves Coffee House just across the street in University of Calgary Downtown Campus.

Test takers can avail of cafe/restaurant facilities at the Downtown campus of the University of Calgary and the Waves Coffee House, 8th and 8th.  731 8 St. SW, Calgary, AB, T2P 2A8.


Test Day Check-list

Don't forget to bring your Identification Document (ID) with you to the test venue. Your ID (Valid Passport, PR Card, Refugee Claimant) approved during registration is required on test day. You will not be allowed to sit the test without this.

Plan to arrive early to the venue. An IELTS staff member will either greet you in the lobby or see you when you go up to the 2nd floor.

Mobile phones, watches or any electronic equipment are not allowed in the test room. There will be clocks in the test room.

Do not take valuable items with you. Personal belongings cannot be taken into the test room. You can only have pencils, a sharpener, an eraser, and your ID on your desk.