UK announce new approved English tests for resident visa applications

In a move to give applicants more flexibility and a better chance at getting approval for visa applications the UK has updated the list of approved English language tests. The list now contains:


  •     IELTS for UKVI
  •     Life Skills
  •     LanguageCert International ESOL SELT
  •     LanguageCert International ESOL SELT (Speaking and Listening)
  •     Integrated Skills in English (ISE)
  •     Graded Examinations in Spoken English (GESE)
  •     Pearson PTE Academic UKVI
  •     Pearson PTE Home
  •     Skills for English UKVI (4 component)
  •     Skills for English UKVI (2 component)


These tests are now approved for popular UK immigration visas such as the UK sole representative visa in which a senior manager opens a branch for a company based outside of UK to represent it in the UK, or the UK Tier 1 investor visa in which an investor gets residency in the UK through investing 2 million GBP in UK based companies.

If you would like to know more about immigrating to the UK contact Reach Immigration today.

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