The United Kingdom has revealed two kinds of English language tests required for nationals seeking immigration routes.
This was revealed by the Britain who known in its updated information on its website on Monday.
It stated that an assessment of reading, writing, speaking and listening abilities is required for applicants like health and care workers, high potential individuals, innovator founders, ministers of religion, scale-up workers, skilled workers, start-ups, and students.
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“There are 2 types of test as different immigration routes require different levels of English language ability. The test you will need to take depends on what you are applying for,” it disclosed.
“For the following application routes, you will need to take a test that assesses your reading, writing, speaking and listening abilities: Health and Care Worker, High Potential Individual
Innovator Founder, Minister of Religion, Scale-up Worker, Skilled Worker, Start-up, and Student.
It added that only speaking and listening abilities are prerequisites for citizenship, international sportsperson, parent, partner, Representative of an Overseas Business, and settlement.
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“For the following application routes, you will need to take a test that assesses your speaking and listening abilities: citizenship, International Sportsperson, parent, partner, Representative of an Overseas Business, and settlement (also known as indefinite leave to remain),” it added.
“The level of test you will need, known as the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) level, will depend on the route you are applying for. To find out which level you need, see the specific guidance for your immigration route.
Speaking about approved test providers, it disclosed, “If you are in the UK, you can only take a SELT with one of the following providers: LanguageCert, Pearson, Trinity College London, and