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

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Guidance: Gambia: tuberculosis test clinics for a UK visa 01/06/2020
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in the Gambia for your UK visa application.
Guidance: Detention case progression panels 01/06/2020
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Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: workers 01/06/2020
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: students 01/06/2020
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Guidance: Zambia: tuberculosis test clinics for a UK visa 29/05/2020
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Zambia for your UK visa application.
Detailed guide: Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents 29/05/2020
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Guidance: Family life (as a partner or parent), private life and exceptional circumstances 29/05/2020
Immigration staff guidance on considering claims based on family life, private life, or exceptional circumstances.
Detailed guide: Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for Tier 2, 4 and 5 sponsors 29/05/2020
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Transparency data: Customer service operations data: May 2020 28/05/2020
Data on UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) customer service operations.
Transparency data: Immigration Enforcement data: May 2020 28/05/2020
Data on Immigration Enforcement activities.
Transparency data: HM Passport Office: May 2020 28/05/2020
Data on HM Passport Office activities.
Guidance: Iraq: country policy and information notes 27/05/2020
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Form: Preliminary information questionnaire for asylum claims 27/05/2020
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Detailed guide: Windrush scheme 26/05/2020
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Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19): travellers exempt from UK border rules 22/05/2020
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Guidance: EU Settlement Scheme: application processing times 22/05/2020
Current expected processing times for applications to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Guidance: EU Settlement Scheme caseworker guidance 21/05/2020
Guidance for caseworkers considering applications under the EU Settlement Scheme.
Guidance: Prosecution under section 2: failure to produce immigration document 21/05/2020
Immigration staff guidance about the offence a person commits if they do not have a valid passport or travel document.