English Language Ability (Tier 1 Visa)
The Tier 1 visa is a point based UK immigration system that has replaced the previous Highly Skilled Migrant Program and is particularly designed to allow professionals from all over the world to come to the UK and contribute to the economy of the country. While applying for a UK work permit, the candidate must score a certain amount of points through various categories to immigrate to the UK, one of the most important being the English language proficiency
The documents that the candidate can use to prove his English proficiency The ability to meet the necessary English language standard is mandatory and if the applicant cannot fulfill this requirement their application will be rejected regardless of the points that you have acquired in the other categories. The applicant must provide one of the below documentation as proof of their English language proficiency:
The applicant is a national of a country where the main language is English.
Proof they have passed a test in English language equivalent to level C1 of the Council of Europe’s Common European Framework for language learning (approximately IELTS level 6.5, GCSE grade C)
The academic education equivalent to a UK bachelor’s degree or higher from an educational institution taught in English.
Upon providing valid documents the English language ability of the candidate will deserve the candidate 10 points.