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

To find out more about UK visa english language requirements visit our UK visa page or the gov.uk website.

What will you be tested on?

To complete a PTE Home test you will need to attend a secure Pearson test center. You will use a computer and headset to listen to, read and respond to questions.

The PTE Home B1 test is made up of 29-32 items and lasts up to 29 minutes. There are 4 question types:

Part 1:
Repeat sentence

(17 questions)

Part 2:
Describe image

4-5 questions

Part 3:
Conversation – listen
and answer

(4-5 questions)

Part 3:
Story – listen and
answer

(4-5 questions)