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 22/11/2019
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: students 22/11/2019
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Check someone's settled or pre-settled status 21/11/2019
Check that someone has settled or pre-settled status, and that they can access services like the NHS and benefits in the UK
View and prove your settled or pre-settled status 21/11/2019
Get proof of your settled or pre-settled status online. There's no physical document to show your settled or pre-settled status.
Form: Apply for a permanent residence document or permanent residence card: form EEA (PR) 21/11/2019
Form for an EEA or Swiss national, a non-EEA or non-Swiss family member of an EEA or Swiss national, to apply for a document certifying permanent residence or permanent residence card in UK.
Form: Apply for a registration certificate or residence card for an extended family member: form EEA (EFM) 21/11/2019
Form for an extended family member (EFM) of an EEA or Swiss national to apply for a registration certificate or residence card.
Form: Apply for a registration certificate or residence card for a family member: form EEA (FM) 21/11/2019
Form for a family member of an EEA or Swiss national in the UK to apply for a registration certificate or residence card.
Form: Apply for a registration certificate as an EEA Qualified Person: form EEA (QP) 21/11/2019
Form for an EEA or Swiss national to apply for a registration certificate to confirm the right to live in the UK as a qualified person.
Detailed guide: Windrush scheme 21/11/2019
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: Tier 2 and 5 sports governing bodies 21/11/2019
Details and contacts for all Tier 2 and 5 sports governing bodies.
Guidance: Democratic Republic of the Congo: country policy and information notes 21/11/2019
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance: Criminal investigation: court proceedings 21/11/2019
Immigration staff guidance on court proceedings, for Immigration Enforcement criminal investigation teams.
Promotional material: EU Settlement Scheme: community leader toolkit 21/11/2019
The community leader toolkit equips local authorities and community groups with the right tools and information to support EU citizens and their families to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Promotional material: EU Settlement Scheme: employer toolkit 21/11/2019
The employer toolkit equips employers with the right tools and information to support EU citizens and their families to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Guidance: EU Settlement Scheme caseworker guidance 21/11/2019
Guidance for caseworkers considering applications under the EU Settlement Scheme.
Guidance: Ethiopia: country policy and information notes 20/11/2019
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance: Sudan: country policy and information notes 20/11/2019
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance: Biometric information 19/11/2019
Immigration staff guidance on managing an applicant's biometric information.
Guidance: Biometric residence documents: information for financial providers 19/11/2019
Use this information to understand how to consider a biometric residence document as proof of identity and perform Knowing Your Customer (KYC) checks.
Guidance: Immigration Rules archive: 6 October 2019 to 30 October 2019 18/11/2019
Immigration Rules archive: 6 October 2019 to 30 October 2019.