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Incorrect name spelling in PTE certificate

yasminaosman

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Mystic river, hello again
I have a question please. I recently noticed that the employee who registered me for PTE academic English test wrote my family name OSMANE instead of OSMAN, she added an e at the end. Is that an issue?
 

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It might be. Name is very sensitive thing. You should first contact with PTE if they can ammend (i am not sure whether they allow it after the exam) ... if not, then you should contact dibp for way forward.
 

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It might be. Name is very sensitive thing. You should first contact with PTE if they can ammend (i am not sure whether they allow it after the exam) ... if not, then you should contact dibp for way forward.

What do you mean for way contact DIPD for way forward?
 

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Good morning mystic river
I called PTE and they changed my family name and now it is displayed correctly in the result letter.
Skillselect answered my inquiry with the below:
"Dear Yasmine,

Thank you for your enquiry.

You may wish to contact Pearson’s to correct the mistake and reissue the certificate. If you chose to lodge a visa application then you are best to retain copies of all contact with Pearson’s in relation to rectifying this."

What do they mean retain copies? I have sent PTE an email and then called them. Are emails a proof? It got me concerned. What is your experience mysti river with retaining copies to prove yourself?
 

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I think what they meant is had PTE declined to correct your name, you should have retained (and submitted when asked) all the email correspondence as a proof that your name spelling was really a mistake. Like I said before, name, date of birth and passport no is very important and DIBP allows zero tolerance in this case. That's why people at skill select asked you first to contact PTE for correction and retain all email correspondences with PTE (simple word, don't delete the emails).

Now that you have correct name in your PTE certificate (which you'll submit with your visa application) and in PTE's system, you don't need to worry anything. Nobody will ask.

Btw, just my 2 cents:
1) Never delete any official email
2) Always check your name/DOB/passport number very carefully. Frankly I am surprised that it took you so long to notice spelling mistake (you must have got your PTE long before).
 

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I think what they meant is had PTE declined to correct your name, you should have retained (and submitted when asked) all the email correspondence as a proof that your name spelling was really a mistake. Like I said before, name, date of birth and passport no is very important and DIBP allows zero tolerance in this case. That's why people at skill select asked you first to contact PTE for correction and retain all email correspondences with PTE (simple word, don't delete the emails).

Now that you have correct name in your PTE certificate (which you'll submit with your visa application) and in PTE's system, you don't need to worry anything. Nobody will ask.

Btw, just my 2 cents:
1) Never delete any official email
2) Always check your name/DOB/passport number very carefully. Frankly I am surprised that it took you so long to notice spelling mistake (you must have got your PTE long before).

Oh mysticriver, u can't imagine. I registered my test in a center and gave them my passport, they photocopied my biometric page and created the account. My username was correct all the time, I.e. like name in passport. When I received my result letter I checked it and only looked at the score.
Only when I'm collecting all documents and validating that I noticed this huge mistake. The funny thing is I called the center. They said we can do nothing about it.
U r right. I guess they meant if not corrected then we need the correspondence.
Thank u alot mystic river, I am so grateful that I'm really telling everyone I know about your website. I also told my friend who wants to apply to contact you. After I finish all, I'll post on Facebook page all about ur website. I don't know how else I could thank u :)
 

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Thanks, glad to help ... you are not obliged to do anything, but glad that you shared ... Sometimes I just feel bored due to absence of any activity :)

Btw, just to be clear, I opened this page as a hobby, to share my personal experience and knowledge, all I can offer here is my own views and recommendations. So please feel free to recheck if you have any doubt. My words can't be taken as final because I have no direct connection with related organization or any immigration agent what so ever.
 

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Thanks, glad to help ... you are not obliged to do anything, but glad that you shared ... Sometimes I just feel bored due to absence of any activity :)

Btw, just to be clear, I opened this page as a hobby, to share my personal experience and knowledge, all I can offer here is my own views and recommendations. So please feel free to recheck if you have any doubt. My words can't be taken as final because I have no direct connection with related organization or any immigration agent what so ever.

Good morning, I noticed mystic river u requested nothing in return, and I thought to myself here is a person on the internet giving from his time and knowledge, prompt detailed and valuable answers. God bless,may god reward you :) :)
 

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@MysticRiver. Hi. how are you doing ? There is wrong date of birth on my PTE test report. Would pearson change it if I contact them ?I am asking because today they are closed.
Just contact them, they will definitely change if it is their mistake. Provide some proof of DOB with same ID which you used at the time of test
 
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There is wrong date of birth on my PTE test report. Would pearson change it if I contact them ?I am asking because today they are closed.
Definitely, they'd assist in changing that. They are even changing the names or how they are spelt, so DOB won't be an issue at all.
 
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@sach24 all the beat with your invites then. :)
 
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Just contact them, they will definitely change if it is their mistake. Provide some proof of DOB with same ID which you used at the time of test
Hey. thanks @MysticRiver for always helping us out. I have applied for 189 visa 2.5 months back. I have added my partner after my 189 visa lodgment by submiiting 1436 form, and all the required documents, and proofs including wife PCC, functional english, marriage certificate, passport, birth certificate, and marriage photos etc..
My medical exam is already done. I am just wondering that now my wife's medical exam will be done after CO asks for it ?
 
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