B1 ENGLISH TEST FOR UK VISAS & IMMIGRATION

UK Home Office English Test for British Citizenship, Naturalisation & ILR

B1 Test
UNITED KINGDOM
Knowledge of English CEFR


BOOK NOW
no-img
B1 CEFR / ESOL ENGLISH EXAM FOR SETTLEMENT / ILR / CITIZENSHIP
What is B1 English language test?
The B1 English test is suitable for British Citizenship, Naturalisation & Indefinite leave to remain in UK application to Home Office.
The A2 English Test is only suitable for Spouse / Partner visas and visa extension.
Book your CEFR A1, A2 & B1 English test now. Click here to book exam.
UK English Test provides you with SELT exams approved on the Home office list of qualified providers.
You can book your approved exam measured by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) .

A2 Test

A2 Test – for Further Leave to Remain :

Visa extension, Spouse/Partner visa extension, Family life as a parent (Parent of a dependant)

  • Speaking & listening test
  • Test result are emailed same day
  • Certificate provided within 3 days
  • A2 Preparation Guide provided

B1 Test

B1 – for Indefinite Leave to Remain – ILR

(Settlement/Permanent Residency), British Citizenship (Naturalisation)

  • Speaking & listening test
  • Test result are emailed same day
  • Certificate provided within 3 days
  • B1 Preparation Guide provided
B1 English Test for British Citizenship
The B1 test is a Speaking and Listening test.
The UKVI approved B1 SELT centres are : London Holborn, London Tottenham, London Croydon, Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester, Peterborough, London Wimbledon, Cardiff, Glasgow, Bristol, Liverpool, Belfast, Edinburgh, Newcastle.
The B1 Certificate received is approved and accepted by UK Home Office for British Citizenship application.
FREE STUDY GUIDE

FREE EXAM PAPERS

Check your email for free sample exam papers

APPLICATION TYPE TEST LEVEL TEST FORMAT HOME OFFICE ACCEPTED
British Citizenship / Naturalisation Indefinite Leave to Remain in UK (ILR) (Settlement/Permanent Residency)

B1 Test

  • Speaking and Listening test
  • Results on the same day
  • Certificate within 3 days
  • Test format provided & explained
  • Study Material Provided
Approved by UK GOV. for Citizenship & Settlement
Further Leave To
Remain (Visa Extension):
Spouse/Partner Extension Visa

A2 Test

  • Speaking and Listening test
  • Results on the same day
  • Certificate within 3 days
  • Test format provided & explained
  • Study Material Provided
Approved by UK GOV. for Spouse Visa Extension
Further Leave To
Remain:
Spouse/Partner Visa

A1 Test

  • Speaking and Listening test
  • Results on the same day
  • Certificate within 3 days
  • Test format provided & explained
  • Study Material Provided
Approved by UK GOV. for Spouse Visa

Next Exam Dates

Location Available Dates
Leeds

Leeds

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Bradford

Bradford

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Birmingham

Birmingham

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Peterborough

Peterborough

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Manchester

Manchester

  • Available
  • Unavailable
London Holborn

London Holborn

  • Available
  • Unavailable
London Croydon

London Croydon

  • Available
  • Unavailable
London Wimbledon

London Wimbledon

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Belfast

Belfast

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Cardiff

Cardiff

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Newcastle

Newcastle

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Bristol

Bristol

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Southampton

Southampton

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Edinburgh

Edinburgh

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Glasgow

Glasgow

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Preston

Preston

  • Available
  • Unavailable
St. Peter Port

St. Peter Port

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Cambridge

Cambridge

  • Available
  • Unavailable

You need to register for the exam with one of the following ID’s mentioned below and bring the original ID with you on the exam day.

  1. Valid Passport of any country
  2. Biometric Residence Permit
  3. Biometric Residence Card
  4. Valid European Union ID
  5. Valid Travel Document

The exam times are not guaranteed.

If you select Morning time preference , you will get a specific time in the morning between 9 am and 12: 15 pm.

If you select Afternoon time preference, you will get a specific time in the afternoon between 1:15 pm and 4:30 pm.

We will inform you about exam time and other details through an email sent out to you within an hour of exam booking.

SECURED ENGLISH TEST CENTRE LOCATIONS
ukmap

Click location to get directions for test centers on google map

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

B1 test is required if anyone wants to apply for British Citizenship or British Passport with the UK Home Office. B1 test is also known as ESOL SELT B1 test or CEFR B1 test . This certificate is accepted by UK Home Office for Citizenship applications.
B1 test is a Speaking and Listening test. There is no writing involved in B1 test.
The duration of B1 test is 11-13 minutes.
You will receive the result same day after the test.
B1 test certificate is not handed over to the candidates at the test centre. It will be emailed to the registered email of the candidate and will be delivered in 3 working days from the test date.
B1 test is required if anyone wants to apply for Naturalisation with the UK Home Office. This test is also known as ESOL SELT B1 test. This certificate is accepted by UK Home Office.
B1 test is required if anyone wants to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain in UK (ILR). B1 test is also known as ESOL SELT B1. This certificate is accepted by UK Home Office.
Yes you can use the same B1 test certificate to apply for Naturalisation as well as Indefinite Leave to Remain in UK (ILR) as well. This certificate is accepted by UK Home Office.
Any one of the below mentioned ID document is required to book and sit for the test:
Valid Passport of any Country
Biometric Residence Permit (Must be Valid)
European Union ID card (Must be Valid)
UK Travel document (Must be Valid)
Biometric Residence Card (Must be Valid)
Yes the B1 test certificate is fully accepted by UK Home office.
There are the test centres across United Kingdom to book and sit for B1 test. These test centres are :
Belfast, London Holloway
Birmingham, London Wimbledon
Bristol, London Holborn
Cambridge, St. Peter Port
Edinburgh, St. Helier
Cardiff, London Croydon
Glasgow, Southampton
Gateshead, Peterborough
Isle of Man, Manchester
Leeds, Liverpool  
The validity of B1 test certificate is 2 years from the date of the test.
We will tell you the exact time to reach the test centre to sit for the test. On reaching the test centre one has to go through the ID and security checks. Then at the exact time allotted the test will start.
You can contact us through filing the form on the website. You can also email us at
info@englishtest-uk.co.uk
Yes candidate has to carry his/her original identification document to the test centre with which they have registered or booked the test. In case if a candidate forget to carry original identification document to the test centre, they will be refused to sit for the test.
A2 test is required to apply for Spouse extension visa with UK Home office. A2 test is also known as ESOL SELT A2 test or CEFR A2 test.
A2 test is a Speaking and Listening test.
The duration of the A2 test is 9-11 minutes.
Yes A2 test is acceptable by UK Home office for Spouse visa extension applications.
There are the test centres across United Kingdom to book and sit for A2 test. These test centres are :
Belfast, London Holloway
Birmingham, London Wimbledon
Bristol, London Holborn
Cambridge, St. Peter Port
Edinburgh, St. Helier
Cardiff, London Croydon
Glasgow, Southampton
Gateshead, Peterborough
Isle of Man, Manchester
Leeds, Liverpool
The A2 test result is issued same day. 
The A2 test certificate is not handed over to the candidates at the test centre. It will be posted to the registered email id of the candidate and will be received within 3 working days from the test date.
The validity of A2 test certificate is 2 years from the date of the test.
We will tell you the exact time to reach the test centre to sit for the test. On reaching the test centre one has to go through the ID and security checks. Then at the exact time allotted the test will start.
Yes candidate has to carry his/her original identification document to the test centre with which they have registered or booked the test. In case if a candidate forget to carry original identification document to the test centre, they will be refused to sit for the test.
A1 test is required to apply for Spouse visa with UK Home office. A1 test is also known as ESOL SELT A1 test or CEFR A1.
A1 test is a Speaking and Listening test.
The duration of the A1 test is 8-9 minutes.
Yes A1 test is acceptable by the UK Home office for Spouse visa applications.
It is a Speaking and Listening test to apply for Spouse visa. There is no writing involved in this test.
The A1 test certificate is not handed over to the candidates at the test centre. It will be posted to the registered email id of the candidate and will be received within 3 working days from the test date.
We will tell you the exact time to reach the test centre to sit for the test. On reaching the test centre one has to go through the ID and security checks. Then at the exact time allotted the test will start.
Yes the study material will be provided to the candidate to prepare for the test. All candidates will be helped to pass the A1 test successfully in first attempt.
Yes candidate has to carry his/her original identification document to the test centre with which they have registered or booked the test. In case if a candidate forget to carry his/her original identification document to the test centre, they will be refused to sit for the test.

Testimonials

3 Star
UK English Test helped me pass my A2 test with regular guidance and support to prepare for the A2 test. The Mock test with their Assessor helped me improve my communication. They even helped me decide the right English test required & thanks for all support and confidence to finally get my A2 test certificate. Thanks to all staff members.

Lina

5 Star
UK English Test helped me pass the B1 test with their unique, original and informative study material. Regular Reminders, Mock test with their Assessor helped me improve my communication and grammar. Infact they even help candidates in locating the test centre on the test day over the phone as well. Delighted to pass my B1 test in first attempt! Thanks!

Muhammad

4 Star
Sam helped me a lot to pass the B1 test with their round the clock support & guidance. They gave me Regular Reminders about the test date.Mock test with Assessor helped me improve my communication and grammar. Infact they even helped me locate the test centre on the test day when I lost my way. A Big Thank You for your HELP!

Sabrina

5 Star
Thanks to all team and support staff for helping me pass my A2 test. The staff especially Maria, you have been a great help.I think it wouldn't have been possible without you people. A big thanks to all of you.

Charles

5 Star
Every thing fine! Service was Excellent. The staff was very courteous at the test centre. I got a reminder day before the test. Everything went smoothly! Superb

Reshma

5 Star
Great experience

Sammy

5 Star
I was satisfied by the professional way all candidates are welcomed and helped by the staff to take their English tests. A special thanks to the supervisor who ensured i receive my A2 certificate at my new address. Thanks Becky !

Rabia

5 Star
Lovely staff, thank you Keita for your kindness, thank you teacher for smiling all during the test session, it was comforting . Very professional team, I have received a call as a reminder for my test and many emails of confirmation and explanation , proof of competence,efficiency and trust

Afaf Hamedani

5 Star
Very good! Great Service! professional Staff. I received a phone call day before the exam to remind about. Must Appreciate!

SUHEL BANGLAWALA

Next Exam Dates

Location Available Dates
Leeds

Leeds

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Bradford

Bradford

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Birmingham

Birmingham

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Peterborough

Peterborough

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Manchester

Manchester

  • Available
  • Unavailable
London Holborn

London Holborn

  • Available
  • Unavailable
London Croydon

London Croydon

  • Available
  • Unavailable
London Wimbledon

London Wimbledon

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Belfast

Belfast

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Cardiff

Cardiff

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Newcastle

Newcastle

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Bristol

Bristol

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Southampton

Southampton

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Edinburgh

Edinburgh

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Glasgow

Glasgow

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Preston

Preston

  • Available
  • Unavailable
St. Peter Port

St. Peter Port

  • Available
  • Unavailable
Cambridge

Cambridge

  • Available
  • Unavailable

You need to register for the exam with one of the following ID’s mentioned below and bring the original ID with you on the exam day.

  1. Valid Passport of any country
  2. Biometric Residence Permit
  3. Biometric Residence Card
  4. Valid European Union ID
  5. Valid Travel Document

The exam times are not guaranteed.

If you select Morning time preference , you will get a specific time in the morning between 9 am and 12: 15 pm.

If you select Afternoon time preference, you will get a specific time in the afternoon between 1:15 pm and 4:30 pm.

We will inform you about exam time and other details through an email sent out to you within an hour of exam booking.

Request a free Callback

Book Your Citizenship Exam over Phone
Get a Callback & take Free Guidance

Click here to receive callback
Monday - Friday: 9 am - 9 pm
Enquiry Form