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.

To find out more about UK visa English language requirements please visit our UK visa page or the website.

Which PTE Home test do I need?

PTE Home A1

This is a beginner-level test which is accepted as proof of language proficiency for several family and work visas.

PTE Home A2

Some visas require proof of English language improvement in order to qualify for an extension.

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.

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.