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Home Office Approved SELT Centre in Newcastle: Book A1, A2 & B1 English Tests

Unit 9, Bankside, The Watermark, Metro Riverside Park, Tyne & Wear, Newcastle, NE11 9SY


SELT Examinations at Newcastle Centre

Secure a UK Visa with a Home Office Approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) at the Newcastle Centre. Acclaimed for prowess in Language Cert SELTs, these tests are shaped to comply with UKVI application benchmarks for a spectrum of visas, covering British Citizenship, Settlement, Student, Skilled Worker, Health & Care Worker, and Innovator visas.

Available for scheduling seven days a week, the Newcastle Centre grants test-takers the liberty to arrange at their preferred timing. Pick a suitable date, time, and test level in tandem with UK visa conditions. For those contemplating the most fitting test, a comprehensive UKVI guide is present to address any concerns.

A1 English Test at Newcastle SELT Centre

For individuals pursuing Further Leave to Remain and falling under the categories of a partner to a settled person or a parent of a dependent, the Newcastle SELT Centre's Home Office-approved English test is obligatory. Conducted with a live examiner at a SELT test centre, the exam spans 8-9 minutes.

A pass mark of 60 out of 100 is mandated for successful completion. Preliminary results will be dispatched to your email address within 15 minutes, with final results confirmed within a three-day period.

A2 English Test at Newcastle SELT Centre

For applicants of Further Leave to Remain (Visa Extension) who are either partners of settled individuals or parents of dependents, the Home Office-approved SELT ESOL A2 exam at the Newcastle SELT Centre is mandatory. This test is pivotal for family route Leave to Remain applications after spending 2.5 years in the UK.

Administered online with a live examiner at the SELT test centre, the test duration is 9-11 minutes. A passing score of 60 out of 100 is necessary for success. Preliminary outcomes will be dispatched via email within 15 minutes of completing the exam, and final results will be confirmed within three days.

B1 English Test at Newcastle SELT Centre

For individuals pursuing Further Leave to Remain who are either partners of settled individuals or parents of dependents, the Newcastle SELT Centre's Home Office-approved B1 English Test is essential.

Administered face-to-face by a qualified examiner, this exam spans 8-9 minutes and has a pass mark set at 60 out of 100. Preliminary test results are disseminated via email within 15 minutes post-examination, and the final outcomes are confirmed within a three-day timeframe. The Home Office-approved exam stringently evaluates English language proficiency, meeting all regulatory criteria.

"Impeccable professionalism at the Newcastle SELT Centre. My B1 English Test, approved by the Home Office, was administered expertly. Exceptional service all around!"

Hiroshi, B1 English Test 

Newcastle SELT Centre

Newcastle Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I take my SELT in Newcastle?

The Newcastle SELT Test Centre is located at Unit 9, Bankside, The Watermark, Metro Riverside Park, Tyne & Wear, Newcastle, NE11 9SY. Book your test seven days a week. With over 15 SELT test centres across the UK, you have a wide range of scheduling options available every day. Choose from hundreds of slots based on your preferred date, time, and location. Explore all choices here.

What form of personal identification do I need for my SELT in Newcastle?

Ensure Your ID is Valid on Exam Day: Essential SELT Candidate ID Requirements You Need to Know in Newcastle

For candidates taking the SELT in Newcastle, you must have a valid form of identification on the exam day. For comprehensive guidelines, see our SELT Candidate ID Policy. Permissible forms of ID are:

  • Passport

  • 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.

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