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.

To find out whether you need to take IELTS for UKVI application, and what level you need to achieve, please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website for more information.

Please note: if you are applying for a Tier 4 student visa to a Highly Trusted Sponsor (HTS), please check the official Register of Sponsors before you apply.

DUSHANBE, TAJIKISTAN

On 12 January 2018 there will be an opportunity to take the IELTS Life Skills test (modules A1/B1) and on 13 January 2018 UKVI IELTS Academic test test in Dushanbe. 

Both tests will be arranged by the British Council Kazakhstan and will take place at 47A Druzhba Narodov Street, University of Central Asia, Dushanbe, Tajikistan. 

Candidates who wish to sit either of these exam modules should register online on our website or using the direct link.

The cost of IELTS UKVI test is £200 and IELTS Life Skills £150. All interested candidates must pay the examination fee online at the time of registration. 

Upcoming test dates in Dushanbe:

Life Skills: UKVI: Deadline:
12 January 2018 13 January 2018 10 January 2018

Which modules or tests do you need to take?

IELTS UKVI Academic

The IELTS UKVI Academic module is for candidates wishing to study at undergraduate or postgraduate levels, and for those seeking professional registration in the UK.

IELTS UKVI General training

The IELTS UKVI General training module is for candidates wishing to migrate to the UK and for those wishing to train or study below degree level.

Life Skills A1 test

The Life Skills A1 test is for those who need to prove their English speaking and listening skills as part of their application to UK Visas and Immigration for Family, Spouse or Partner visa.

Life Skills B1 test

The Life Skills B1 test is for those who need to prove their English speaking and listening skills as part of their application to UK Visas and Immigration for citizenship/settlement visa.