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

Online Exams Sefton House, Adam Court, Newark Rd, Peterborough, PE1 5PP


SELT Examinations at Peterborough Centre

Secure a UK Visa with a Home Office Approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) at the Peterborough Centre. Held in high regard for efficiency in Language Cert SELTs, these tests are configured to meet UKVI application standards for a broad spectrum of visas, spanning British Citizenship, Settlement, Student, Skilled Worker, Health & Care Worker, and Innovator visas.

Accessible seven days a week, the Peterborough Centre offers test-takers the versatility to align their testing session with their preferred schedule. Select a fitting date, time, and test level that dovetails with UK visa directives. For individuals uncertain about the most appropriate test, a comprehensive UKVI guide is at hand to elucidate any queries.

A1 English Test at Peterborough SELT Centre

Individuals applying for Further Leave to Remain as a partner of a settled person or a parent of a dependent must complete the Home Office-approved English test at the Peterborough SELT Centre. Administered with a live examiner at a SELT test centre, the exam takes 8-9 minutes to complete.

A pass mark of 60 out of 100 is mandated. Preliminary test results will be dispatched to your email within 15 minutes, and the final results will be ascertained within a three-day period.

A2 English Test at Peterborough SELT Centre

For those pursuing Further Leave to Remain (Visa Extension) as either a partner of a settled person or a parent of a dependent, the Home Office-approved SELT ESOL A2 exam at the Peterborough SELT Centre is mandatory.

Notably, this exam is required for family route Leave to Remain applications after 2.5 years in the UK. The online examination at a SELT test centre with a live examiner spans 9-11 minutes, with a passing score set at 60 out of 100. Preliminary test results are emailed within 15 minutes, with final results confirmed in a three-day timeframe.

B1 English Test at Peterborough SELT Centre

If you are a partner of a settled person or a parent of a dependent and are seeking Further Leave to Remain, the Peterborough SELT Centre's Home Office-approved B1 English Test is a mandatory step.

Conducted in a one-on-one setting with a certified examiner, this exam takes between 8-9 minutes and has a pass mark set at 60 out of 100. Preliminary test outcomes are dispatched via email within 15 minutes post-examination, and the final scores are verified within a three-day period. This Home Office-approved exam stringently assesses English language proficiency in compliance with regulatory requirements.

"Outstanding customer care at the Peterborough SELT Centre. My A2 English Test was conducted in full compliance with Home Office requirements. A truly excellent experience!"

Kofi, A2 English Test

 Peterborough SELT Centre

Peterborough Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I take my SELT in Peterborough?

The Peterborough SELT Test Centre is situated at Online Exams Sefton House, Adam Court, Newark Rd, Peterborough, PE1 5PP. You can book your test any day of the week. With more than 15 SELT test locations nationwide, you can select from hundreds of available slots to best fit your schedule and location preferences. View all options here.

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

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

When taking your SELT in Peterborough, be prepared to present an approved form of ID on the examination day. For detailed information, please consult our SELT Candidate ID Policy. Accepted forms of identification include:

  • 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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