They accepted my documents, and my email printout from UKBA general enquiries where it was confirmed the score was sufficient, and they told they would do a policy review and get back to me.
flyguy wrote:CEFR Level A1 = IELTS 1.0-2.5
CEFR Level A2 = IELTS 3.0
CEFR Level B1 = IELTS 3.5-4.5
CEFR Level B2 = IELTS 5.0-6.0
CEFR Level C1 = IELTS 6.5-7.0
CEFR Level C2 = IELTS 7.5-9.0
flyguy wrote:Depends on what you mean settlement, there are different ILET bands for different VISA's, ie Student Visa, Spouse Visa, etc.
For Spouse visa the score obtained should be level A1 or above.
archipelago wrote:The English test is supposed to be passed at level A1. IELTS is B1 so a higher level. I wish the UKBA would sort out this IETLS scoring problem so we are all clear.
archipelago wrote:I recommend you write to the email address that minty provided above to get them to put in writing that 3.5 is a sufficient score, and then ask the ECM to reconsider, as applicants currently only need to achieve level A1. There is talk of B1 in the consultation paper but this may not be needed until at least next year.
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