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Pearson Test of English accepted for New Zealand immigration

Pearson Test of English accepted for New Zealand immigration. Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic), a number one on-line language proficiency take a look at, might be an authorised proof of English language proficiency for all visa classes with an English language requirement from Monday 21 November this 12 months, Immigration New Zealand (INZ) introduced at this time.

This means for the primary time all visa candidates to New Zealand may have a alternative of Government-approved English language testing choices. PTE Academic is already accepted by 100 per cent of New Zealand universities and broadly utilized by pupil visa candidates.

Vinne Schifferstein, Director Language Testing for Pearson, stated: “Pearson is proud to realize INZ recognition.

“PTE Academic is a safe English language take a look at that permits test-takers to entry their scores rapidly.

“We are also approved by the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection for all visa tiers, so the New Zealand Government’s approval further consolidates PTE Academic as the fast growing secure test for visa applications.”

David Barnett, Managing Director of Pearson Australia and New Zealand stated: “For a few years candidates from non-English talking nations, reminiscent of India, China, the Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore had been restricted of their alternative of checks to show their English language proficiency.

“While our take a look at is academically difficult it’s primarily based on the true life English migrants want. The take a look at supplies a seamless consumer expertise, from reserving, testing, by means of to receiving outcomes making the method much less irritating for candidates and organisations processing a take a look at taker’s utility.

“Pearson seems to be ahead to aiding the New Zealand authorities with recruiting expert migrants to their workforce.

“The computer-based test uses cutting edge technology to ensure score reliability, and integrity of the testing process. It also offers the fastest score reporting in the market, with test takers receiving their results typically within five business days.”

For extra data, go to www.pearsonpte.com

Media contact: Heather Gilmore heather.gilmore@pearson.com or +61400407515

For additional particulars associated to the announcement go to the Immigration New Zealand web site


  • Accepted for all New Zealand and Australian visa classes requiring English Language Proficiency
  • Accepted by all New Zealand universities and authorised by NZQA
  • Accepted by famend faculties, universities, coaching suppliers associations throughout the English-speaking world, together with Harvard Business School, Yale University, INSEAD, and London Business School.
  • Delivered by means of a world community of overs 200 take a look at centres, together with in Auckland the place we take a look at each week
  • For a full record of recognising establishments please go to: www.pearsonpte.com/whoaccepts


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