Life in the UK Test

Free practice questions and study materials for the Life in the UK test; based on book 'Life in the United Kingdom – A Guide for New Residents'.

Applications made for British Nationality and Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR – settlement) should be accompanied with the evidence of knowledge of language and life in the UK (KoLL) unless exempt. Applicants will be required to: pass the Life in the UK test; and to have a speaking and listening qualification in English at B1 CEFR or higher, or its equivalent (for applications made on or after 28 October 2013) Although every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of information, mistakes can occur and therefore no guarantees are given. In the event of any issues, please let us know and we will act accordingly. Having problems? Please contact us. Get it on Google Play

Practice tests

You will have 24 random questions from our 350+ question database and you will be given 45 minutes to complete the test. Questions are not from the real test but they are close enough to test yourself.

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Study materials

Study materials are based on third edition (2013) of the official book 'Life in the United Kingdom: A Guide for New Residents’ and reproduced with the permission of Office of Public Sector Information.

Chapter 1 : The values and principles of the UK
Chapter 2 : What is the UK
Chapter 3 : A long and illustrious history
Chapter 4 : A modern, thriving story
Chapter 5 : The UK government, the law and your role

UK Visas and Immigration

Detailed guide: EU Settlement Scheme: apply for an administrative review 07/04/2020
How to apply for an administrative review under the EU Settlement Scheme.
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: workers 07/04/2020
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: students 07/04/2020
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Detailed guide: Windrush scheme 07/04/2020
Information for Commonwealth citizens and other nationalities who have been lawfully resident in the UK for a long time but who do not have documents to demonstrate their status.
Guidance: EU Settlement Scheme caseworker guidance 06/04/2020
Guidance for caseworkers considering applications under the EU Settlement Scheme.
Detailed guide: Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents 06/04/2020
This is advice for visa customers and applicants in the UK, visa customers outside of the UK and British nationals overseas who need to apply for a passport affected by travel restrictions associated with coronavirus.
Guidance: Civil penalty scheme for illegal working: code of practice, 2014 06/04/2020
How the Home Office decides an employer's illegal-working fine (or civil penalty) for giving a job to an illegal worker.
Guidance: Poster for 3-step right to work check 06/04/2020
A 3-step guide to checking and keeping a record of your employees' documents.
Guidance: Right to work checklist 06/04/2020
A list for employers to check if their staff have the right to work in the UK.
Guidance: Right to work checks: an employer's guide 06/04/2020
How to carry out right to work checks, why you need to do them, and which documents you can use.
Guidance: Avoiding discrimination while preventing illegal working: code of practice, 2014 06/04/2020
Guidance for employers on how to avoid discrimination when carrying out right to work checks.
Guidance: Immigration Rules archive: 20 February 2020 to 5 April 2020 06/04/2020
Immigration Rules archive: 20 February 2020 to 5 April 2020
Guidance: Iran: country policy and information notes 06/04/2020
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance: A short guide on right to rent 06/04/2020
This guidance helps landlords, letting agents and tenants understand right to rent checks.
Guidance: Right to rent immigration checks: landlords' code of practice 06/04/2020
Guidance for landlords, homeowners and letting agents affected by the introduction of right to rent immigration checks.
Statutory guidance: Ending a residential tenancy agreement 06/04/2020
Guidance for the courts in England in considering the defence of taking steps to end a residential tenancy agreement.
Guidance: Right to rent document checks: a user guide 06/04/2020
Guidance for landlords and tenants on how right to rent checks should be carried out and which documents are acceptable.
Guidance: Sponsor guidance appendix A: supporting documents for sponsor applications 06/04/2020
List of documents that businesses and education providers must provide with an application for a Tier 2, 4 or 5 sponsor licence.
Guidance: Sponsor guidance appendix D: keeping records for sponsorship 06/04/2020
Guide to the sponsorship documents that businesses and educational institutions must keep.
Guidance: Sponsor a Tier 2 or 5 worker: guidance for employers 06/04/2020
Guide on how to apply for a Tier 2 or 5 sponsor licence and how to sponsor a migrant worker.