Approved English Tests for UK Visas, Visa Renewals, British Citizenship and Leave to Remain

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Trinity Secure English Language Tests (SELTs) are approved for applications to UKVI for visas, UK visa renewal, British Citizenship, Settlement and Leave to Remain. 

We also offer a limited number of home-based assessments for candidates who are 18 years old or over, taking a GESE Grade 5 (B1) exam for ILR/Residency/Settlement or British Citizenship purposes only. The Trinity SELT home-based assessment must be taken in the UK.

Select the test below that you need at the level you need for your UK visa requirements. If you're not sure what test you need check with your sponsor (employer or educational institution), with an immigration adviser/solicitor or directly with UK Visas and Immigration here.

 

 

Live

Application type
CEFR level required
Skills required
Trinity exam

Further Leave to Remain:

  • Family partner
  • Family parent

A1

Speaking and listening

Further Leave to Remain (visa extension):

  • Family partner
  • Family parent

A2

Speaking and listening

Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR)

Settlement/Permanent Residency

B1

Speaking and listening

British Citizenship (Naturalisation)

B1

Speaking and listening

Work

Application type
CEFR level required
Skills required
Trinity exam

Representative of an Overseas Business visa

A1

Speaking and listening

Sportsperson visa (T2)

A1

Speaking and listening

Skilled Worker visa

B1

Reading, writing, speaking and listening

Health and Care Worker visa

B1

Reading, writing, speaking and listening

Scale-up Worker visa

B1

Reading, writing, speaking and listening

Minister of Religion visa (T2)

B2

Reading, writing, speaking and listening

Innovator visa

B2

Reading, writing, speaking and listening

Start-up visa

B2

Reading, writing, speaking and listening

Study

Application type
CEFR level required
Skills required
Trinity exam

Student visa — below degree level

Although UKVI requires a B1 test, some institutions require B2 — please check with your sponsor

B1

Reading, writing, speaking and listening

B2

Reading, writing, speaking and listening

Student visa — degree level and above

Although UKVI requires a B2 test, some institutions require C1 — please check with your sponsor

B2

Reading, writing, speaking and listening

C1

Reading, writing, speaking and listening

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