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.

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

Form: Application to transfer indefinite leave to remain in UK: form NTL 21/09/2018
Form to apply to transfer an existing settlement visa from an old passport to a biometric residence permit.
Form: Settle in the UK on the basis of long residence: form SET(LR) 21/09/2018
Form to apply for indefinite leave to remain in the UK on the basis of long residence.
Transparency data: Visa fees transparency data 20/09/2018
Visa fees transparency data for all applications made from outside and within the UK.
Form: Apply to become a British citizen by naturalisation (form AN) 20/09/2018
Use form AN to apply for citizenship by naturalisation if you are living in the UK.
Form: Application for certificate showing right of abode 20/09/2018
Form ROA to apply for a certificate of entitlement proving you have the right to live and work in the UK.
Guidance: Illegal working civil penalties: an employer's guide 20/09/2018
A guide to the civil penalty scheme for employers who give a job to an illegal worker.
Guidance: Litigation debt 20/09/2018
Guidance on how UK Visas and Immigration deals with litigation debts owed to the Home Office from applicants.
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: workers 20/09/2018
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: students 20/09/2018
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Guidance: Exclusion from the UK: decisions and orders 18/09/2018
Decisions and orders made by UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) on the exclusion of foreign nationals from the UK.
Guidance: Iran: country policy and information notes 18/09/2018
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance: European passport return service: Greater London 17/09/2018
List of local authorities in Greater London that offer the European passport return service.
Guidance: Pakistan: country policy and information notes 17/09/2018
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance: European passport return service: England 17/09/2018
List of local authorities in England that offer the European passport return service.
Guidance: Vietnam: country policy and information notes 17/09/2018
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance: New Zealand: apply for a UK visa 14/09/2018
Information about applying for a UK visa in New Zealand.
Guidance: Australia: apply for a UK visa 14/09/2018
Information about applying for a UK visa in Australia.
Guidance: USA: apply for a UK visa 14/09/2018
Information about applying for a UK visa in the USA, including applying online, paying fees, additional services, visa application centres and posting application forms.
Visit the UK on a Standard Visitor visa 14/09/2018
Standard Visitor visa - prepare supporting documents, apply, book and attend an appointment, what happens at the UK border
Policy paper: UK visa fees 13/09/2018
Immigration and nationality fees for all applications made from outside and within the UK.