A change in the rules for UK settlement or Naturalisation Applicants from 28th October 2013
If you apply for either a settlement or a naturalisation application after 28 October 2013, you'll need to show both of the following:
- You have passed the Life in the UK Test. See http://lifeintheuktest.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk .
- * You have a speaking and listening qualification in English at level B1 CEFR or higher, or an equivalent level qualification]
[Note that the English language qualification will not need to be provided by nationals of a majority English speaking country or individuals with a degree taught in English.]