Further changes to English Language tests for PBS

UKBA today announced yet further amendments to the English Language tests for applications under Teir 1, 2 & 4 of PBS for applicants and spouses. The amendments include: - the City & Guilds test scores now show 'pass' and there is a separate English language test for spouse/partner applications. - for City & Guilds tests the documents required for a migrants application have been amended. - ETS have changed the way that the scores for their TOEFL ibt (internet based test) map against the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). - the ETS TOEFL ibt (internet based test) now includes scores for spouse and partner applications. - there is a change to the web address for the TOEIC (The test of English for international communication) English language test. - Cambridge ESOL (English for speakers of other languages) have amended the title of one of their tests from 'International Legal English Certificate' to 'Cambridge English Legal'. - Trinity College tests now have a 2 year expiry date. There is also a newly published list for English Language tests effective from 24th January. See http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/sitecontent/applicationforms/new-approved-english-tests.pdf