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: Prove your English language abilities with a secure English language test (SELT) 02/12/2022
For visa or citizenship applications, you may need to prove your knowledge of English by passing a secure English language test (SELT).
Guidance: Endorsing bodies: start-up visa 02/12/2022
List of authorised organisations for a start-up visa
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: students 02/12/2022
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: workers 02/12/2022
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
Form: Register as a BOTC and British citizen (form BIOT) 02/12/2022
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Guidance: Powers and operational procedure: caseworker guidance 01/12/2022
Immigration staff guidance on administrative and criminal powers for officers dealing with immigration enforcement matters within the UK.
Guidance: Apply to become a permit-free art or music festival 01/12/2022
How to apply to get on the list of permit-free art and music festivals.
Transparency data: Ukraine Visa Schemes: visa data 01/12/2022
Latest operational data on applications to come to or stay in the UK under the Ukraine Visa Schemes and Ukraine Extension Scheme.
Guidance: Tuberculosis testing in the UAE 01/12/2022
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in the UAE for your UK visa application.
Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents 01/12/2022
This is advice for visa customers and applicants in the UK, visa customers outside of the UK and British nationals overseas who need to apply for a passport affected by travel restrictions associated with coronavirus.
Guidance: Sri Lanka: tuberculosis test clinics for a UK visa 01/12/2022
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Sri Lanka for your UK visa application.
Guidance: Recovery needs assessment (RNA): process guidance 01/12/2022
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Form: Register as a British Overseas Territories citizen (form BOTC(M)) 01/12/2022
Application to become a British Overseas Territories citizen (BOTC) and British citizen by a person born before 1983 to a British mother (form BOTC(M)).
Form: Register as a British Overseas Territories citizen (form BOTC (F)) 01/12/2022
Application for registration as a British Overseas Territories citizen and British citizen by a person whose parents were not married (form BOTC(F)).
Form: Register as a British citizen (form UKM) 01/12/2022
Register as a British citizen if you live in the Channel Islands, Isle of Man, a British Overseas Territory or if you live elsewhere and want to apply by post and were born before 1983 to a British mother.
Form: Register as a British citizen if you were born before July 2006 to a British father (form UKF) 01/12/2022
Register as a British citizen if you live in the Channel Islands, Isle of Man, a British Overseas Territory or if you live elsewhere and want to apply by post and were born before 1 July 2006 to a British father and your parents were not married.
Transparency data: Country returns guide 30/11/2022
Guidance on returning immigration offenders to their country of origin.
Guidance: Tuberculosis testing in the USA 30/11/2022
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in the USA for your UK visa application.
Guidance: Tuberculosis testing in Japan 30/11/2022
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Japan for your UK visa application.
Guidance: Tuberculosis testing in Iran 30/11/2022
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Iran for your UK visa application.