The test fee is Php 10,415.
For more information on IELTS UKVI, please click HERE.
The test fee is Php 10,415.
If you are applying for a UK visa, there is an IELTS test for you.
For visa applications to the UK, you may need to have an English language qualification. IELTS and IELTS Life Skills are included on both the UK Home Office’s list of Secure English Language Tests (referred to as SELT tests by UK Home Office) and the OFQUAL register.
It is recommended you check all visa requirement information directly with the UK government website.
To find out whether you need to take an approved test, what level you need to achieve, and which test you can use, you should contact UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI). For more information, please visit Guidance on Applying for UK Visa – approved English language tests.As a guide, you may refer to the table on here
For IELTS and IELTS Life Skills, test dates will be available within 28 days of booking your test. The frequency of IELTS and IELTS Life Skills testing for UK visa and immigration purposes varies by location.
There are no restrictions on retaking IELTS. You can register for a test as soon as you feel you are ready to do so.
For IELTS Life Skills candidates ONLY - Candidates who have previously taken the IELTS Life Skills test and have passed are not allowed to re-take the test at the same level within two years. E.g: a candidate who has taken an IELTS Life Skills A1 test and has passed cannot take another Life Skills A1 test within two years. Similarly a candidate who has taken an IELTS Life Skills B1 test and has passed cannot take another Life Skills B1 test within two years.
The IELTS test for UK visa purposes is designed to meet certain administrative requirements that are specified by UK Visas and Immigration. Test Report Forms will be slightly different, to show that test takers have taken the test at an IELTS UK visa session. The actual test taken is the same – same content, examiners, format, level of difficulty, scoring and so on.
Yes. IELTS test results are accepted by more than 9,000 organisations worldwide, including universities, colleges, governments and employers.
If your IELTS test date was on or before 22 April 2015, UKVI will accept your results until 5 November 2015.
From 23 April, UKVI will require you to submit results from an “IELTS for UKVI” test that was completed at an IELTS test centre authorised by UKVI to run IELTS tests for UK visa and immigration purposes. You must confirm at the time of registration that you wish to use your test result for these purposes.
This FAQ was updated on 9 June 2015, following an announcement from UKVI that it would accept results from all IELTS tests taken between 6-22 April, regardless of the test location.
IELTS Life Skills is a test of Speaking and Listening, available at CEFR Level A1 and CEFR Level B1. It is designed to meet the requirements of UK Visas and Immigration for people applying:
To find out whether you need to take the IELTS Life Skills test and the level you need to achieve, you should contact UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI). For more information, please visit Guidance on Applying for UK Visa – approved English language tests.
You take the test with another test taker and one Examiner. Your own performance on both speaking and listening will be assessed during this one session.
The new test has been designed to meet specific immigration requirements for which applicants only need to demonstrate speaking and listening skills.
IELTS Life Skills at CEFR Level A1 takes 16-18 minutes and Level B1 is 22 minutes.
No, you will be assessed on your Speaking and Listening skills at the same time.
A certificated IELTS Examiner will assess your performance throughout the Speaking and Listening test based on the following criteria:
The performance of the other test taker paired with you in IELTS Life Skills test does not affect the assessment of your own performance
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You will receive one copy of the IELTS Life Skills Test Report Form.
Test results are normally available within seven (7) days of your test.
For more information on IELTS Life Skills, please visit here