SELT Examinations at Belfast Centre
Secure your UK Visa with a Home Office Approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) at the Belfast Centre. Specialising in Language Cert SELTs, the exams are meticulously designed to meet the UKVI application standards for a broad spectrum of visas, including British Citizenship, Settlement, Student, Skilled Worker, Health & Care Worker, and Innovator visas.
With slots open seven days a week, you have the flexibility to choose a test time that best suits you. Pick your ideal date, time, and test level in line with your UK visa needs. If you're navigating through uncertainties about the appropriate test, our in-depth UKVI guide is available to shed light on your queries.
A1 English Test at Belfast SELT Centre
For applicants of Further Leave to Remain who are partners of settled persons or parents of dependents, the Belfast SELT Centre's English test is a Home Office-approved, mandatory requirement. Conducted with a live examiner at a SELT test centre, the exam lasts 8-9 minutes.
A minimum passing score of 60 out of 100 is required for successful completion. Preliminary results are emailed within 15 minutes, and the final outcome will be confirmed within three days.
A2 English Test at Belfast SELT Centre
If you are seeking Further Leave to Remain (Visa Extension) and are either a partner of a settled person or a parent of a dependent, the Home Office-approved SELT ESOL A2 exam at the Belfast SELT Centre is a compulsory requirement. Notably, this test is essential for family route Leave to Remain applications after residing in the UK for 2.5 years.
The test is conducted online at a SELT test centre with a live examiner, spanning 9-11 minutes. A minimum passing score of 60 out of 100 is mandated for successful completion. Preliminary results are sent via email within 15 minutes of finishing the exam, and final outcomes are confirmed within a three-day period.
B1 English Test at Belfast SELT Centre
If you are seeking Further Leave to Remain and are either a partner of a settled individual or a parent of a dependent, undertaking the Home Office-approved B1 English Test at the Belfast SELT Centre is a mandatory requirement.
This exam is executed in a one-on-one setting with a certified examiner and spans approximately 8-9 minutes. A passing score of 60 out of 100 is requisite for successful completion. Preliminary test results are communicated via email within 15 minutes post-examination, and the final outcomes are confirmed within a three-day period. This Home Office-approved exam ensures stringent assessment of English language proficiency in alignment with regulatory standards.
"Excellent facilities at the Belfast SELT Centre. The Home Office-approved B1 English Test was conducted with utmost professionalism by the courteous staff. Highly recommended!"
Vladimir, B1 English Test
Belfast SELT Centre
Belfast Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I take my SELT in Belfast?
The Belfast SELT Test Centre is situated within Belfast South Community Resources at 127-145 Sandy Row, Belfast, BT12 5ET. You have the flexibility to book your test any day of the week. Boasting more than 15 SELT test locations across the UK, we offer a broad range of scheduling options seven days a week. You have the freedom to select from hundreds of available slots, according to your preferred date, time, and location. Explore all options here.
What form of personal identification do I need for my SELT in Belfast?
Ensure Your ID is Valid on Exam Day: Essential SELT Candidate ID Requirements You Need to Know
To sit your SELT in Belfast, you must present a valid form of identification on the day of the examination. For detailed guidelines, consult our SELT
Candidate ID Policy. Acceptable forms of identification include:
EEA National ID Card (Covers EU countries and Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland)
UK Biometric Residence Permit
Convention Travel Document
Stateless Person's Travel Document
Note: EEA encompasses European Union nations like Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, and more, along with Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland.
How long is a SELT Certificate Valid for?
Language Cert SELT certificates have lifetime validity as proof of a candidate's accomplishment and performance in a SELT exam. However, for UK visa or immigration applications, we advise that, for security reasons, only certificates that are less than two years old should be submitted to the Home Office.
What is a SELT Exam
The Secure English Language Test, commonly known as SELT, is an essential assessment for individuals in the UK wanting to demonstrate their English language proficiency. For those at the early stages of their English journey, the A2 exam is a popular choice. From booking your A2 English test in the UK to understanding its nuances, there's a seamless process in place for every test-taker. A specific highlight of the A2 exam is its relevance for spouse visa extensions, addressing the unique needs of diverse visa categories.
For those aiming a bit higher, the B1 level offers a deeper dive into English competencies. If you're in London, there are convenient options to book your B1 test, ensuring every candidate has access to the assessment. Notably, the B1 English test holds significant weight for those on the path to British citizenship.
In addition to individual proficiency tests, SELT provides tailored solutions for various needs. Whether it's for UK citizenship or a spouse visa, there's a dedicated English test available. Especially noteworthy is the emphasis on English tests for UK spouse visas and citizenship applications, underlining the test's importance in immigration and residency matters.