If you intend to apply for a visa to move to the UK, you should be aware that the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) has brought about some changes after the country voted to leave the European Union.
How to Proceed with IELTS for UKVI Registration
- Log onto IDP Education Sri Lanka
- Click on IELTS for UKVI
- Select UKVI Test and Registration Information
- Choose the most convenient test date from the list and click Book Now
- Fill out the IELTS for UKVI registration application form
- Make the payment online to secure your seat for the test
Approved IELTS Exams for UKVI
Here is a list of approved IELTS tests for UKVI:
IELTS Academic: If you are going to the UK to pursue higher education, you would have to register for IELTS Academic.
IELTS General Training: If you intend to migrate to the UK, you would need to appear for IELTS General Training test. This test measures a person’s proficiency in English language in everyday situations.
IELTS Life Skills: This test is to fulfil the requirements laid down by UK Visa and Immigration with respect to certain visa categories as well as for immigration. It tests the person’s listening and speaking levels and is available at CEFR Level A1 and B1.
You can check with the UK Embassy in Colombo to find out the English language requirements for your visa category before you opt for IELTS for UKVI registration.
It is important to note that to appear for an IELTS test for UK visa, you have to take the test only at a test centre that is approved by UKVI. Feel free to contact IDP Education Sri Lanka for more information on UKVI Test Registration.