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: Settle in the UK as a victim of domestic violence: form SET(DV) 07/12/2018
Form to apply for indefinite leave to remain in the UK if you are a victim of domestic violence.
Form: Application for administrative review of visa decision 07/12/2018
Form to request UK Visas and Immigration reconsiders a decision to refuse your visa application. This form is for people outside the UK.
Guidance: Criminal courts and police officers: bail and refusal of bail 07/12/2018
Guidance for criminal investigation officers about bail and refusal of bail by criminal courts and police officers.
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: workers 07/12/2018
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: students 07/12/2018
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Check if you need a UK visa 06/12/2018
You may need a visa to come to the UK to visit, study or work.
Guidance: EU Settlement Scheme: ID document scanner locations 06/12/2018
Locations where you can go to get your biometric ID document scanned if you do not have an Android device with near field communication (NFC).
Guidance: EU Settlement Scheme: Assisted Digital service 06/12/2018
Information for EU citizens and their families taking part in the pilot for the EU Settlement Scheme.
Policy paper: Response to a report on an inspection of country of origin information 05/12/2018
Home Office response to a report on an inspection of country of origin information.
Promotional material: EU Settlement Scheme: employer toolkit 03/12/2018
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.
Transparency data: Country returns guide 03/12/2018
Guidance on returning immigration offenders to their country of origin.
Guidance: Points-based system: evidential flexibility 03/12/2018
Modernised guidance for how UK Visas and Immigration uses evidential flexibility when considering applications.
Promotional material: EU Settlement Scheme: community leaders toolkit 03/12/2018
The community leaders toolkit equips community groups and local authorities with the right tools and information to support EU citizens and their families to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Guidance: Calais leave 03/12/2018
Asylum policy guidance on how the Home Office process and assess asylum claims for Calais leave.
Guidance: Chapter 27: judicial review guidance (part 1) 03/12/2018
Chapter 27 of the immigration directorate instructions on judicial review guidance.
Guidance: Applications for leave to remain: validation, variation and withdrawal 30/11/2018
Guidance on application forms and procedures for immigration applications and claims.
Detailed guide: Using the ‘EU Exit: ID Document Check’ app 30/11/2018
Information for EU citizens and their families taking part in the pilot for the EU Settlement Scheme.
Case study: Example case studies: EU Settlement Scheme 30/11/2018
Examples of how EU citizens eligible to take part in the pilot can apply to the EU Settlement Scheme and the status they will get.
Detailed guide: UKVI’s new front end services: what you need to know 30/11/2018
From 2 November 2018, the way you make an application for settlement, citizenship or to stay in the UK for study or work will change for some applicants.
Guidance: Level of decision making: nationality procedure guidance 30/11/2018
Guidance on authority levels for decisions on nationality applications.