What is the IELTS test for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI)?
If you are seeking to work or study in the UK, you will need to apply for a UK visa and prove that you have the required level of English by passing an exam with a Home Office approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) provider such as IELTS for Visas and Immigration (UKVI) in its academic and general training modules) or the IELTS Life Skills exam.
What is the difference in test format between IELTS and IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI)?
IELTS and IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) are both the same in terms of content, format, level of difficulty and scores. However, the test report forms differ somewhat as they show that you have taken the test at an official site approved by the UK Home Office to take the IELTS test for UK Visas and Immigration.
Which exam should I take?
If you are a student, please check with your university/college/school what type of exam you need before booking the exam.
If you are applying for a “Tier 4 Sponsor” student visa to enroll directly in an undergraduate or postgraduate degree program at a Tier 4 Sponsor university, you must achieve the English language level specified by the institution you are applying to study All UK universities and colleges accept IELTS Academic results.This means that you may not need to take the IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration (Academic) test but can submit your IELTS Academic result .
If you are not a student, please confirm the type of exam you need from the institution you are applying to before booking the exam.
We offer IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration in Riyadh, Dammam, Jeddah and Al Ahsa in Saudi Arabia.
|the exam||the description||Fee|
|IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration (Academic Form)||Take this test if the university or institution you are applying to has asked you to take the IELTS Academic Test for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI).||1,410 SAR|
|IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration (General Training Module)||Take this test if you want to immigrate to the UK, take courses or study at a lower level in the UK.||1,410 SAR|
|IELTS Life Skills Level A1||Take this test if you need to prove your English speaking and listening skills as part of your application to UK Visas and Immigration for a "family of a settled person" visa.||752 SAR|
|IELTS Life Skills Level B1||Take this test if you need to prove your English speaking and listening skills as part of your application to UK Visas and Immigration for an indefinite stay or citizenship visa.||752 SAR|
What do the fees include? Our IELTS exam fee includes exclusive preparation materials, free practice tests and much more.
Take your IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration test with the British Council
IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Academic and General Training and IELTS Life Skills exams are taken at an approved UK Visas and Immigration test centre. There are British Council approved sites all over the world to take the exam.
You can choose between a paper-based exam and a computer-based exam, when booking, and you can also book your exam online (click on the booking button below).