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: Register of licensed sponsors: workers 30/05/2023
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: students 30/05/2023
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) 30/05/2023
For visa or citizenship applications, you may need to prove your knowledge of English by passing a secure English language test (SELT).
Guidance: Offender management: caseworker guidance 26/05/2023
Immigration staff guidance on dealing with immigration enforcement matters within the UK.
Guidance: Interviewing suspects: caseworker guidance 25/05/2023
Immigration staff guidance on roles and responsibility when interviewing suspects.
Guidance: EU Settlement Scheme: community support for vulnerable citizens 25/05/2023
Organisations funded to provide support to vulnerable and at risk EU citizens applying to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Transparency data: Customer service operations data: Q1 2023 25/05/2023
Data on UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) customer service operations.
Transparency data: Immigration and protection data: Q1 2023 25/05/2023
Data on immigration and protection activities.
Transparency data: RASI (Resettlement, Asylum Support and Integration) data: Q1 2023 25/05/2023
Data on Resettlement, Asylum Support and Integration activities.
Transparency data: Sponsorship transparency data: Q1 2023 25/05/2023
Data on UK Visas and Immigration sponsorship activities.
Transparency data: Windrush Task Force Data: Q1 2023 25/05/2023
Data on Windrush Task Force.
Transparency data: Visas and citizenship data: Q1 2023 25/05/2023
Data on visas and citizenship activities.
Guidance: Private life: caseworker guidance 25/05/2023
Immigration staff guidance on how to consider applications for permission to stay in the UK on the basis of private life.
Transparency data: Ukraine Visa Schemes: visa data 25/05/2023
Latest operational data on applications to come to or stay in the UK under the Ukraine Visa Schemes and Ukraine Extension Scheme.
Guidance: Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA) 24/05/2023
People travelling to the UK without a visa will soon need to get an ETA.
Guidance: Pakistan: country policy and information notes 24/05/2023
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Form: Windrush Scheme application form (UK) 24/05/2023
Application form for the Windrush Scheme.
Guidance: Windrush scheme: caseworker guidance 24/05/2023
Immigration staff guidance on considering cases under the Windrush scheme.
Guidance: Solomon Islands: tuberculosis test clinics for a UK visa 24/05/2023
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Solomon Islands for your UK visa application.
Guidance: Illegal working civil penalties: anonymous regional report 24/05/2023
This report shows the number of illegal working civil penalties between 1 October and 31 December 2022.