Do you need to prove your English language level for a UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) application?

IELTS is on the UKVI list of approved Secure English Language Tests (SELT). If you need an IELTS test result as part of your application to UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI), you will need to take your test at a specific test location authorised by UKVI.

Please note: if you are applying for a Tier 4 student visa for a program of study at degree level or above at a Higher Education Institution, you should check the English language requirement of your chosen institution, as most institutions do not require a SELT for this purpose.

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Click here to book IELTS for UKVI

Important notice (1)

The result for IELTS for UKVI test conducted on 16 December 2017 will be issued and dispatched on 5 January 2018. The online result will also be available on the same day after 1:00PM.

Important notice (2)

Please note that there are websites pretending to be British Council IELTS registration sites. They are not associated with us and we are not responsible for the content on those sites.

Before you enter any personal details, please make sure that you are using our secure online registration system reached through British Council website (check that “British Council” is spelt correctly) or Eiken Foundation of Japan.

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