Speaking & Listening
A 2-skills (Speaking & Listening) exam in English, aligned to the A1 level of the CEFR*. It is a Secure English Language Test (SELT) for UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) delivered through LanguageCert’s global network of SELT Centres.
About the exam:
CEFR level A1 is the minimum requirement for the following visa types:
Applicants with a higher language level can take an A2 or B1 Speaking & Listening exam, which also satisfies the application requirement.
After the exam, candidates receive a Test Report displaying their score and unique reference number (URN). The URN must be included in the visa application.
Visa requirement information is subject to change. Applicants should refer to UK Government guidance on English language exams for visas and are responsible for ensuring they take the correct exam.
*Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), developed by the Council of Europe, is widely used to describe levels of language proficiency.
LanguageCert SELT exams are available only at SELT Test Centres. LanguageCert SELT exams are not available via LanguageCert Online exams.
All LanguageCert SELT exams must be taken at one of our global SELT Centres.
Candidates who achieve an average score of 60% or more in the Speaking & Listening exam will be awarded the corresponding LanguageCert International ESOL certificate.
LanguageCert International ESOL certificates remain valid indefinitely.