IELTS Life Skills is for people who need to prove their English speaking and listening skills at Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) levels A1 or B1.
Before you register for your test you should check the English language requirements for your visa category. Please visit www.gov.uk.
For more information, please download the IELTS Life Skills Guide for Test Takers and Agents.
How to register for IELTS Life Skills
IELTS Life Skills tests are available throughout the world, in locations specified by UK Visas and Immigration. Find dates and locations.
What’s in the test?
IELTS Life Skills is available at two levels:
- IELTS Life Skills – A1 Speaking and Listening
- IELTS Life Skills – B1 Speaking and Listening
More information about the two levels of IELTS Life Skills.
Test dates for IELTS Life Skills
If you require an IELTS Life Skills test to meet UKVI's requirements, then you can register here.
Results for IELTS Life Skills tests
Test results are normally available within 7 days of your test.
You will get one of two results:
A fail result means that you have not been successful and your test cannot be used for your visa application.