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: UK visa support for Ukrainian nationals 10/08/2022
Guidance on support available to Ukrainian nationals and their family members.
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: workers 10/08/2022
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: students 10/08/2022
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Guidance: Apply for a visa under the Ukraine Sponsorship Scheme (Homes for Ukraine) 10/08/2022
Guidance for Ukrainian nationals and their family members to come to the UK under the Ukraine Sponsorship Scheme.
Guidance: South Africa: tuberculosis test clinics for a UK visa 09/08/2022
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in South Africa for your UK visa application.
Guidance: Detention case progression panels 08/08/2022
Guidance on the purpose, processes and functions for the case progression panels.
Guidance: EU Settlement Scheme: community support for vulnerable citizens 08/08/2022
Organisations funded to provide support to vulnerable and at risk EU citizens applying to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Guidance: Prove your English language abilities with a secure English language test (SELT) 08/08/2022
For visa or citizenship applications, you may need to prove your knowledge of English by passing a secure English language test (SELT).
Guidance: Adults at risk in immigration detention: modern slavery 05/08/2022
Detention Services Order 03/2022 about the care and management of potential and confirmed victims of modern slavery in detention.
Guidance: Financial evidence for Student and Child Student route applicants 05/08/2022
If you’re coming to the UK, you’ll need to prove you have enough money to support yourself and any dependants in the UK. What you need to show depends on the route you’re applying on and your personal circumstances.
Guidance: Unaccompanied asylum seeking children and leaving care: funding instructions 05/08/2022
Instructions to local authorities about funding for the support and care of former and unaccompanied asylum seeking children (UASC).
Guidance: Customer Services safeguarding strategy 05/08/2022
Guidance on safeguarding children and adults for immigration staff working in Customer Services.
Guidance: USA: apply for a UK visa 05/08/2022
Guidance if you are in the USA and you need to find out how to apply for a UK visa.
Transparency data: Ukraine Visa Schemes: visa data 04/08/2022
Latest operational data on applications to come to or stay in the UK under the Ukraine Visa Schemes and Ukraine Extension Scheme.
Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents 03/08/2022
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: Jamaica: country policy and information notes 03/08/2022
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance: Bulk data transfer for sponsors: XML schema 03/08/2022
Technical details for sponsors using bulk data transfer to send information from their IT systems to the sponsorship management system.
Guidance: Permission to work 01/08/2022
Asylum policy guidance on permission to work for asylum applicants.
Guidance: Youth Mobility Scheme visa: ballot system 01/08/2022
This guidance explains who needs to enter the ballot before applying for a Youth Mobility Scheme visa and how the ballot system works.
Guidance: Illegal working penalties: Midlands and East 01/08/2022
A quarterly report listing the fines (civil penalties) for illegal working given to employers in the Midlands and East of England.