A2 SELT – GESE Grade 3
You must pass a Secure English Language Test (SELT) in at least CEFR level A2 in Speaking and Listening for:
- Further Leave to Remain (visa extension), required two and a half years after passing an A1 test.
Trinity’s GESE Grade 3 exam = CEFR A2.
UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires non-EEA nationals to pass a Secure English Language Test (SELT) in speaking and listening at level A2 after 2.5 years in the UK, in order to qualify for further leave to remain on the five-year partner or parent route to settlement.
|GESE Grade 3
Prepare for your test
GESE Grade 3 is a 7 minute one-to-one, face-to-face interview with an examiner.
Visit our Prepare for your GESE Grade 3 exam page to find candidate guidance and preparation activities to help you understand and practise for your exam.
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Book your test
You must take exams for visas at a SELT centre.
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Take with you to the test
- You must take proof of identity (ID) to the SELT test centre. Please read Trinity's SELT Centre Candidate ID policy.
What do CEFR, SELT and ISE mean?
CEFR = Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
SELT = Secure English Language Test
GESE = Graded Examinations in Spoken English
For further visa guidance, please visit the UK government Home Office website.