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

Where can I take a SELT?

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

Trinity has 18 centrally located SELT centres in the UK providing exam sessions throughout the week and is committed to providing you with the safest test experience possible at this time.

Covid-19 - what to expect when attending a centre

Which test do I need?

Trinity SELTs - English tests for visas:

  • Speaking and listening in English test
    GESE: Graded Examinations in Spoken English
    Available at levels A1, A2 and B1 
  • Reading, writing, speaking and listening in English test
    ISE: Integrated Skills in English 
    Available at levels B1, B2 and C1

Select the test that you need at the level you need for your UK visa requirements and click on the links below for booking and preparation guidance. If you're not sure what test you need check the government website 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

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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