SELT Examinations at Manchester Centre
Secure your UK Visa with a Home Office Approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) at the Manchester Centre. Specialising in Language Cert SELTs, the tests meet the criteria for UKVI applications across a range of visas including British Citizenship, Settlement, Leave to Remain, Student, Skilled Worker, Health & Care Worker, and Innovator visas.
Offering test slots seven days a week, tailor your booking to your convenience—select your preferred date, time, and test level to match your UK visa prerequisites. If you're uncertain about which test suits your needs, explore our comprehensive UKVI guide for more information.
A1 English Test at Manchester SELT Centre
If you are applying for Further Leave to Remain as a partner of a settled person or a parent of a dependent, the Manchester SELT Centre mandates an English test. This exam, approved by the Home Office, is facilitated by a live examiner at a SELT test centre.
With a test duration of 8-9 minutes, a score of 60 out of 100 is required to pass. Candidates will receive their preliminary results via email within 15 minutes, with the final results confirmed within three days.
A2 English Test at Manchester SELT Centre
If you are seeking Further Leave to Remain (Visa Extension) as either a partner of a settled person or a parent of a dependent, the Manchester SELT Centre mandates the Home Office-approved SELT ESOL A2 exam. This test becomes particularly crucial for family route Leave to Remain applications after 2.5 years in the UK.
Conducted online at the SELT test centre with a live examiner, the exam takes 9-11 minutes and requires a passing score of 60 out of 100. Preliminary test results are emailed within 15 minutes post-examination, and the final outcomes will be confirmed within a three-day timeframe.
B1 English Test at Manchester SELT Centre
For those applying for Further Leave to Remain as either a partner of a settled person or a parent of a dependent, the Home Office-approved B1 English Test at the Manchester SELT Centre is obligatory.
Administered by a qualified examiner in a one-on-one setting, this exam lasts for 8-9 minutes and has a pass threshold set at 60 out of 100. Preliminary test results are disseminated via email within a 15-minute window after the exam, with final scores confirmed within three days. This Home Office-approved evaluation rigorously examines your English language skills to meet regulatory standards.
"Impressive service at the Manchester SELT Centre. My Home Office-approved A2 English Test was administered efficiently and professionally. Kudos to the team!"
Yasmine, A2 English Test
Manchester SELT Centre
Manchester Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I take my SELT in Manchester?
The Manchester SELT Test Centre is situated at International Testing & Training Services, Universal Square, Main Building, 3rd Floor, Manchester, M12 6JH. Book your test any day that best suits your schedule. Boasting over 15 SELT test centres across the UK, you can select from hundreds of available slots to suit your needs. Explore all options here.
What form of personal identification do I need for my SELT in Manchester?
Ensure Your ID is Valid on Exam Day: Essential SELT Candidate ID Requirements You Need to Know in Manchester
To sit for your SELT in Manchester, it's mandatory to have a valid ID on the exam day. Please refer to our SELT Candidate ID Policy for full guidelines. Approved forms of ID are:
EEA National ID Card
UK Biometric Residence Permit
Convention Travel Document
Stateless Person's Travel Document
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.