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United Kingdom Government approves IELTS One Skill Retake for use with UK visa applications





Date Published

24 October 2023

UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) has approved IELTS One Skill Retake for use as part of the Secure English Language Test (SELT) requirements for those wishing to live, work and study in the UK.

IELTS One Skill Retake will now enable test takers sitting an IELTS for UKVI test to retake one of the four IELTS skills, Listening, Reading, Writing or Speaking, if they did not achieve the score they desired in one section of the test the first time around.

Test takers are advised to check when IELTS One Skill Retake for UKVI will be available at their chosen test venue.

Find out more about IELTS One Skill Retake.

Test takers are also encouraged to visit UKVI’s website to understand the English language skills registration requirements for their individual circumstances.