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What is PTE Home?

PTE Home is the fast, fair and convenient choice for those applying for a family or settlement visa. Our Secure English Language Tests (SELT) are UK Home Office approved.

Each PTE Home test is a pass–fail speaking and listening test, taken on a computer in a secure and friendly test environment. Successful completion of a PTE Home test provides proof that your English language proficiency meets the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) Levels A1, A2 and B1.

The Fast and Fair English Test

Computer based marking ensures all test takers are scored impartially and accurately.

Which PTE Home Test Do I Need?

PTE Home A1

PTE Home A1 is a beginner-level English test for speaking and listening. It is accepted by the UK Home Office as proof of language proficiency for several family and work visas. PTE Home A1 is a pass–fail test that measures an individual’s ability at CEFR Level A1.

Visas that accept PTE Home A1 include:

  • Spouse/Partner visa
  • Parent of a dependent
  • Representative of an overseas business
  • Tier 2 Sportsperson visa

PTE Home A2

Some visas require proof of English language improvement in order to qualify for an extension. You must fulfill certain criteria including profiency of English at CEFR level A2 in order to extend spouse/partner and parent of a dependent visas after 2.5 years.

Visas that accept PTE Home A2 include:

  • Spousal/partner extensions after 2.5 years

PTE Home B1

If you are looking to settle in the UK permanently you will need to prove that your English language is at CEFR level B1. The PTE Home B1 test is approved by UK Visas and Immigration for both settlement (indefinite leave to remain) and citizenship applications.

Visas that accept PTE Home B1 include:

  • Indefinite leave to remain (ILR)
  • Naturalisation

Why Choose PTE Home?


UK Home Office approved for all family and settlement visas.


Schedule tests up to 24 hours in advance, 365 days a year.


Results typically available within just 48 hours of taking the test.


Computer-based testing and marking means you are assessed objectively and consistently.