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Build your life in the UK

Build your life in the UK

Build your life in the UK

If you’re planning on settling in the UK, IELTS Life Skills is the test for you. 

It is the approved Speaking and Listening test for UK Visas and Immigration and is for people who need to prove their English speaking and listening skills at Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) Levels A1, A2 or B1.

The test offers:

  • Better accessibility – more test centres, more dates
  • Better preparation – free test samples 
  • Fast results – within seven days of your test

IELTS Life Skills is available at three levels:

Level Visa Description
IELTS Life Skills – A1 Speaking and Listening
`Family of a settled person’
Prove your English Speaking and Listening skills as part of your application to UK Visas and Immigration for ‘family of a settled person’ visas.
IELTS Life Skills – A2 Speaking and Listening `Family of a settled person -extension’
Prove your English Speaking and Listening skills as part of your application to UK Visas and Immigration for ‘family of a settled person’ visas- Extension visa, 
IELTS Life Skills – B1 Speaking and Listening `Indefinite leave to remain or citizenship`
Prove your English Speaking and Listening skills as part of your application to UK Visas and Immigration for Indefinite Leave to Remain or citizenship.

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Download IELTS Life Skill guide for test takers and agent

Register for an IELTS Life Skills test