You will need to have successfully completed and passed the English language test in order to be granted leave on this category. In order to meet this requirement, you will need to show you are either a citizen of a majority English language speaking country, or you have successfully completed a degree from a UK Higher education institution. Please note that the institution must have been authorized and is recognized by the Home Office to give such awards.
A few exceptions exists however: -
- As at the time of the application, the applicant is at least 65 years old.;
- As a result of the applicant’s physical or mental condition, he/she is unable to meet the English language requirements;
- The applicant is not able to meet the English language requirements as a result of exceptional circumstance(s)