- Doctors, nurses and midwives don't need to take an additional English test for Tier 2 [general] visas
- Doctors, nurses and midwives can use their OET results when applying for a Tier 2 [general] visa
- OET is not recognised for other general visas by the UK Visa and Immigration
- You can find more information about using OET for UK visas here.
Doctors, nurses and midwives only need to meet the language requirements of their professional body and can use their successful OET results during the visa application process.
Doctors, nurses and midwives will benefit from taking OET for visa purposes and registration with their professional regulatory council because OET is a healthcare-specific test. Each of OET’s sub-tests content is familiar and appropriate for healthcare professionals.
For more information about the Nursing and Midwifery Council's announcement to change their writing recruitment to a C+, check out our NMC C+ FAQs.
You can find more information about using OET for UK visas here.