How to Register | The American University of Iraq Sulaimani

How to Register

If you are a new applicant, please follow the registration instructions below.

The below registration instruction apply only to new applicants to AUIS.

Step 1: Complete online application form

After you have submitted your official online application, your Admissions Adviser will review your application. If it is complete, then you are ready to take the English placement test* at AUIS:

  •  You will receive an email notification from the Admissions Office saying that you are eligible for a test.
  •  Your name will be given to the Professional Development Institute (PDI) as a testing candidate.

*Applicants in Erbil and Baghdad may take TOEFL ITP at AMIDEAST instead of the AUIS English Placement Test*

Step 2: Select your desired testing location 

On the online application form, indicate in which testing location you would like to complete the test:

Testing Location Address

Sulaimani, AUIS 

AUIS Campus, Professional Development Institute (PDI), Kirkuk-Sulaimani Highway, Raparain


AMIDEAST Office, Ashtar TV Street, Behind Salwar Music Center, Muntazah Street


Universal Education Center (UEC). , Al-Waha Mall Street, Al-Jadriya, next to the Philippine Embassy

Step 3: Receive email confirmation of test date

Unless otherwise notified, your selected test date and location is final. 


Step 4: Prepare for test, attend test date

After receiving confirmation of testing location and date, applicants should prepare:

  1. Test-takers in Erbil and Baghdad should pay at AMIDEAST before testing date as instructed in an email sent to them. Bring receipt to testing date.
  2. Bring Civil Status ID, national ID, passport or residency card to testing date.
Testing Location Payment and registration    Arrival Time

Sulaimani, AUIS 

$150 on testing date 9:00 a.m.


$150 before testing date 8:00 a.m.


$150 before testing date 8:30 a.m.

* If you are late or miss your registered date, you may choose a new date for a total fee consisting of the price of the missed test date and the new test. To register a make-up, please contact your admissions advisor or visit the Professional Development Institute (PDI).

Step 5:  Receive print-out or email of your online application for verification

This document must be verified by General Directorate of Education and High School then returned during enrollment session.

See Admissions Step-by-Step Guide for more details. (Request the guide in pdf version from Admissions Office on email:

Sulaimani/AUIS test-takers will receive a verified print-out on their testing date.

Erbil and Baghdad test-takers will be sent their application verification as a PDF by email after the testing date.