Which test do I need to take?
PTE Academic UKVI is a computer-based and computer-scored test that assesses the four skills speaking, listening, reading, and writing. It lasts approximately 3 hours and provides a score based on the GSE (Global Scale of English).
There is no difference between PTE Academic and PTE Academic UKVI in test content and format. Instead, there are minor differences in the registration process to comply with UK Home Office requirements.
You have to take PTE Academic UKVI if: