Friday, January 12, 2018


Are you planning to take the IELTS UKVI exam? Here are some facts that you should take note to secure your chances of acing the exam!

About the Test

IELTS UKVI is designed for individuals who are applying for a UK visa. It is an English language qualification exam that is included in the UK Home Office’s list of Secure English Language Tests (SELTS). It is imperative that you enroll in an IELTS UKVI review center to know more about the demands of the test and hone the necessary skills that will be assessed during the exam.


Listed below are the common questions about the exam to guide your IELTS UKVI review.

      1.       How much does IELTS UKVI cost?
The exam can only be taken in designated test centers. The test fee is around Php 13,885. Hence, it is vital that you make the most out of your test preparation to avoid wasting your time, money, and effort.

       2.       What are the different tests approved for UK Visas and Immigration purposes?
The following IELTS tests are approved for UK visa and immigration application:
·         IELTS Academic;
·         IELTS General Training;
·         IELTS Life Skills A1;
·         IELTS Life Skills A2; and
·         IELTS Life Skills B1.

       3.       How often is the IELTS Life Skills test available?
Test dates are available within 28 days of test booking at permanent locations. Meanwhile, it is only available quarterly at pop-up locations.

      4.       How many times can I retake the exam?
There is a difference between the policies of the IELTS exam.
·         There are no restrictions on retaking the IELTS test.
·         For the IELTS Life Skills exam, test-takers who passed the exam are not allowed to take the same level for two years. Meanwhile, there are no restrictions on retaking the exam.

      5.       Where can I find an IELTS review center that provides IELTS UKVI training program?
Various training centers in the country also provide IELTS UKVI training programs. JRooz Review Center, for one, offers review programs in Makati, Manila, Cebu, Davao, and Baguio. This is to cater to individuals from different areas in the country.

      6.       Can I use IELTS UKVI results in applying for other countries or other purposes?
Yes. IELTS UKVI test results are accepted by more than 10,000 organizations—i.e., universities, colleges, governments, and companies—around the world.

Elevate your chances of obtaining your desired band score by enrolling in an IELTS review center! Take a step toward your dream career in the UK. Start now!

British Council. “IELTS for UKVI Frequently Asked Questions.” Accessed December 15, 2017.
British Council. “What is IELTS for UKVI?” Accessed December 15, 2017.

International Education Specialists. "Frequently Asked Questions (Test Takers)." Frequently Asked Questions (Test Takers) | IDP Philippines. Accessed December 14, 2017.


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