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

Guidance: Eritrea: country policy and information notes 20/09/2021
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance: Zimbabwe: country policy and information notes 20/09/2021
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: workers 20/09/2021
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: students 20/09/2021
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Guidance: Prove your English language abilities with a secure English language test (SELT) 17/09/2021
For visa or citizenship applications, you may need to prove your knowledge of English by passing a secure English language test (SELT).
Guidance: Namibia: country policy and information notes 15/09/2021
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance: Support for British and non-British nationals in Afghanistan 15/09/2021
We continue to work at pace to assist people facing serious risk in Afghanistan.
Guidance: Albania: country policy and information notes 14/09/2021
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Policy paper: Afghanistan resettlement and immigration policy statement 13/09/2021
Policy statement on eligibility for the Afghan citizens resettlement scheme.
News story: Funding boost for councils as new Afghan resettlement plans set out 13/09/2021
Local authorities will receive a generous funding package to support the resettlement of families who have come to the UK having been at risk in Afghanistan.
Guidance: Afghan citizens’ resettlement scheme 13/09/2021
The Home Office has announced further details of the Afghan citizens’ resettlement scheme.
Guidance: Nigeria: country policy and information notes 13/09/2021
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance: Endorsing bodies: innovator visa 13/09/2021
List of authorised organisations for an innovator visa.
Guidance: Endorsing bodies: start-up visa 13/09/2021
List of authorised organisations for a start-up visa
Policy paper: Statement of changes to the Immigration Rules: HC 617, 10 September 2021 10/09/2021
Statement of changes to the Immigration Rules published on 10 September 2021.
Guidance: Student sponsor guidance 10/09/2021
How to apply for a Student sponsor licence and how to sponsor a student.
Guidance: Application registration card 08/09/2021
Asylum policy guidance on application registration cards (ARC).
Guidance: Ethiopia: country policy and information notes 08/09/2021
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance: The UK’s points-based immigration system: information for EU citizens 07/09/2021
Information about the UK’s points-based immigration system for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens.
FOI release: List of UKVI international application points and decision making centres 07/09/2021
List of the international application points and decision making centres centres run by UK Visa and Immigration (UKVI).