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UK visa and immigration accepts Cambridge English exam

  • Author:Nora
  • Release on:2014-07-01

As the UK visa and immigration requirements, and last year's change, Cambridge English language assessment has seen tremendous growth in the use of computer-based tests to prove the number of their English language skills.


Apply for a visa to live and work in the UK are turning to Cambridge English exam to help them prove they have the necessary English language skills - 640% in the number of one of the test increased use. UK visa and immigration accepts Cambridge English exam - such as the world-famous Cambridge English: Preliminary, First and Advanced - applies to all categories of visas, including work, study and spouse visas and permanent residency status and settlement.


Samantha Gazeres from Cambridge, said: "People come to live and work in the UK need to prove to the authorities that they have the necessary level of English, but they also need to be confident that they can really effectively use their English and this is what Cambridge exam can really help. They ensure that candidates have in-depth skills in listening, speaking, reading, writing, and know how to use these skills in work, study and daily life, which is why they are the more than 15,000 universities, employers, government agencies and other institutions authorized in the UK and around the world. "


From October 2013 to apply for permanent residency and the Interior amended settlement status in the UK personal English language requirements. The new regulations mean that all applicants must hold a B1 level of English speaking and listening qualification. This pushes the Cambridge computer-based version of the substantial increase in demand: an initial, up 640%, for the six months compared to last year in the past.


Gazeres explained that one of the key factors driving this growth is the computer-based test when candidates can take the exam after two weeks to prepare their applications, giving them greater flexibility to get their results.


Cambridge English exam is available throughout the year in more than 130 countries and consists of more than four million people take a year. Their production and Cambridge English language assessment which is part of the University of Cambridge, also produced world-famous English IELTS, in conjunction with the British Council and IDP management: IELTS Australia.