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: Windrush scheme 18/04/2019
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: Offshore wind workers: Immigration Rules concession 2017 18/04/2019
Concession for workers joining a construction vessel operating in UK territorial waters.
Guidance: Biometric residence documents: information for financial providers 17/04/2019
Use this information to understand how to consider a biometric residence document as proof of identity and perform Knowing Your Customer (KYC) checks.
Corporate report: Review into the requirement for DNA evidence to be provided in immigration cases 17/04/2019
Richard Alcock conducted an independent internal review of the government’s policy on requirements to provide DNA in visa and asylum cases.
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: workers 17/04/2019
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: students 17/04/2019
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Guidance: Libya: country policy and information notes 16/04/2019
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance: Detention case progression panels 16/04/2019
Guidance on the purpose, processes and functions for the case progression panels.
Guidance: Returns preparation 16/04/2019
Guidance on arranging removals for officers dealing with immigration enforcement matters within the UK.
Guidance: First-tier Tribunal bail 16/04/2019
Guidance on administrative processes around a bail hearing.
Residence documents for foreign nationals in the UK 15/04/2019
Documents available for foreign nationals to prove their right to live in the UK: residence card, permanent residence document, settled status and others.
Apply for a permanent residence document if you’re from the EU, EEA or Switzerland 15/04/2019
Permanent residence documents for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens: who can apply, how to apply, how long they're valid for.
Apply for a registration certificate if you're from the EU, EEA or Switzerland 15/04/2019
Registration certificates for EU and EEA citizens and their family members: who can apply, how to apply, when they expire.
News story: Funding awarded to support vulnerable EU citizens apply for settled status 12/04/2019
57 organisations throughout the UK have been awarded funding from £9 million available, supporting an estimated 200,000 vulnerable or hard to reach EU citizens.
Guidance: Nigeria: country policy and information notes 12/04/2019
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance: EU Settlement Scheme: ID document scanner locations 12/04/2019
Locations where you can go to get your biometric ID document scanned if you do not have an Android device with near field communication (NFC).
Guidance: Guidance on application for UK visa under Tier 5 (Temporary Worker) 12/04/2019
Guidance on UK Visas and Immigration's policy on applications for a visa or visa extension under Tier 5 (Temporary Worker)
Guidance: Nationality forms guide 12/04/2019
Guide for nationality application forms if you live in the Channel Islands, Isle of Man, a British Overseas Territory, or if you live elsewhere and want to apply by post.
Detailed guide: Visiting the UK after Brexit 12/04/2019
What you'll need to do to visit the UK after the UK leaves the EU, including whether you'll need to apply for a visa.
Guidance: Zimbabwe: country policy and information notes 12/04/2019
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.