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Home Office Scrap English Test for Nurses

Posted: Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:53 am
by Kunle Emmanuel
Home Office Scrap English Test for Nurses

The UK Home Office announced today that, the doctors, dentists, nurses and midwives who have already passed an English Language Test(IELTS/OET) accepted by the relevant professional body, do not have to sit for another English test before entering the UK on a Tier 2 visa.



Nurses or doctors applying for UK Tier-2 Visa will be exempted from UKVI English language requirement. As per the advice from Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) the Home office has decided to scrap the English test. This change will make sure that hospitals and medical practices across the country will be able to access the overseas staff they need more quickly.



Nurses will be able to use their standard IELTS or OET Score results which they used to support their NMC registration. Overseas nurses working in English speaking countries are still required to meet the UKVI guidance.

Re: Home Office Scrap English Test for Nurses

Posted: Fri Sep 13, 2019 3:01 pm
by Bert Funches
UK Home Office has given doctors, nurses, and other medical staff a very happy news. These doctors are not required to appear for another test if they have already passed English language test. Definitely, my paper writer can be great for others so I will refer him to other students too.