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From 12 November 2015, you can no longer use a result from a Cambridge English exam for Citizenship (naturalisation).
From 19 November 2015, you can no longer use a result from a Cambridge English exam for Indefinite Leave to Remain (settlement).
We strongly recommend taking IELTS or IELTS Life Skills for these purposes.
Cambridge English exams remain recognised for UK visas, as well as for Indefinite Leave to Remain and Naturalisation.
Cambridge Assessment English works closely with the UK Home Office, to make sure our exams meet their security requirements. Cambridge English centres in the UK and around the world offer exam sessions which fully comply with the arrangements for Secure English Language Testing for UK visas and other immigration purposes.
Pamela Baxter, Assistant Director, Business Development at Cambridge Assessment English said : “We’re seeing a big rise in the number of people using our qualifications in the UK, particularly for Higher Education. The great advantage of the Cambridge English exams is that they don’t just prove that the candidates have an appropriate level of English - they also ensure that they can use English in real life situations. This makes it much easier for the people coming to the UK to adapt quickly and effectively to the needs of working, studying or living in the UK. We are working closely with the Home Office and Higher Education Institutions to provide exams which are secure, reliable and relevant to their needs”
The following Cambridge English exams are recognised for UK visas, and for Permanent Leave to Remain and Naturalisation: Cambridge English: Key, Preliminary, First, Advanced and Proficiency; IELTS; Business English Certificates; Cambridge English: Legal; Cambridge English: Financial; ESOL Skills for Life.
Cambridge English exams are also recognised for immigration purposes by many other governments around the world, including Australia, Canada and the Republic of Ireland.