SELTs are Secure English Language exams approved by the UK Visa and Immigration service (UKVI) for Leave to remain, British Citizenship, Work and Student Visas. LanguageCert is one of very few UKVI approved global SELT providers, offering LanguageCert International ESOL SELT exams for all visa types.
LanguageCert SELT exams offered for UK visa purposes are:
LanguageCert is committed to its mission of developing and delivering high-quality English language skills assessment and certification that enhance the lives, education and career prospects of candidates across the world. We offer internationally recognised English language qualifications through a secure and smooth exam process that allows you to focus on what matters the most, that is your UK visa exam! We are here to provide flexible exam dates and times at short notice, produce fast, reliable exam results and offer friendly support.
We also provide complimentary LanguageCert International ESOL certificates to candidates that meet the Pass requirements of the respective qualifications in their SELT exams.
LanguageCert SELT exams are not available via LanguageCert Online exams with live remote invigilation. LanguageCert SELT exams are available only at SELT Test Centres.
Once registered and paid we will send you some learning guidance by email but you can also purchase a book which we will post it out to you.
You must arrive at the SELT Test Centre 30 minutes before the start time of your test. At arrival you will be asked to complete the necessary sign-in procedures.
In order to be allowed to take your SELT exam, you must bring with you the same valid photo ID/Passport that you used to register for your exam.
Acceptable proofs of identity include the following: Passport, Valid travel document with photograph (excluding Emergency Travel Documents), Biometric Residence Permit (BRP), Biometric Residence Card (BRC), EU ID card or Government ID card (only accepted in the country it was issued). For more detail and type of ID required please visit out ID Policy Page by clicking here.
You will be provided with a locker to leave your belongings while taking your exam. Bags, mobile phones and other personal items are not allowed into the exam room.
The LanguageCert International ESOL SELT (Speaking & Listening) exam is a short session during which both skills are tested.
If you take a LanguageCert International ESOL SELT (Listening, Reading, Writing & Speaking) exam:
The LanguageCert International ESOL SELT (Speaking & Listening) exam is a short online conversation with a live interlocutor.
The LanguageCert International ESOL SELT (Listening, Reading, Writing & Speaking) exam consists of two components:
Breaks are only allowed during the Reading and Writing parts, but not not during Listening, Speaking or the Listening & Speaking exam.
The passing score for each exam differs. SELT passing score will also appear on your Test Report. Generally minimum of 60 marks required for Speaking and Listening Test (A1, A2 & B1)
Your test result will be sent by email.
If you are taking a Speaking & Listening exam, your preliminary results will be available a few minutes after your exam. The official Tet Report will be issued 3 working days after your exam day. If you are taking a Listening, Reading, Writing & Speaking exam your Test Report will be issued 5 working days after you have completed both components of your exam.
If you achieve an average score of 60% or more in Speaking & Listening or 50% or more in Listening, Reading, Writing and/or Speaking you will be awarded the corresponding LanguageCert International ESOL certificate(s), regardless of whether you have reached your UKVI target scores in each of the language skills tested.
The Unique Reference Number (URN) is required for your visa application and can be found on your Test Report and on your test confirmation email.
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