This was made known on its website on Monday, February 5, 2024.
By Ife Osemedua
365Daily – The United Kingdom (UK) has revealed the different English language tests required for nationals seeking immigration routes.
This was made known in updated information on its website on Monday, February 5, 2024.
It explained, “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.
“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.
“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).
“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.”
It informed on approved test providers, “if you are in the UK, you can only take a SELT with one of the following providers: LanguageCert, Pearson, Trinity College London, and IELTS SELT Consortium.”
The British Council organises the exams in Nigeria.