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English Proficiency (Admission): Test of Facility in English

English language requirements for admission to Queen’s University

English Proficiency (UK Visas and Immigration)

UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) determines who must demonstrate knowledge of English for immigration reasons based on nationality and not residency. Students on passports from countries including, but not limited to, China, South Korea, and Japan, must demonstrate knowledge of English. This includes Canadian Permanent Residents from these countries.

Students who are required to demonstrate knowledge of English for UKVI must take the IELTS for UKVI (Academic) test. This is a separate from the admission process to Queen’s University.

The minimum standard for entrance into the UK by UK Visas and Immigration is Level B2 (IELTS 5.5). Students must take the IELTS for UKVI (Academic) test. Please contact the BISC at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions or need confirmation of your language requirements for UKVI.

Find out more about taking IELTS for UKVI (Academic)

An IELTS for UKVI (Academic) test certificate can be used to demonstrate English proficiency for admission purposes and for a Tier 4 visa application.

A regular IELTS (Academic) test certificate can be used for admission purposes but is not acceptable for a Tier 4 visa application.

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