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 24/05/2024
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: students 24/05/2024
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Guidance: Belarus: tuberculosis test clinics for a UK visa 24/05/2024
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Belarus for your UK visa application.
Guidance: Assessing age for asylum applicants: caseworker guidance 24/05/2024
Immigration staff guidance on assessing the age of an applicant when they claim to be a child.
Form: Knowledge of language and Life in the UK Test exemption: long term physical or mental condition 24/05/2024
Request an exemption from the knowledge of language and Life in the UK Test requirement because of a long term physical or mental condition.
Guidance: Powers and operational procedure: caseworker guidance 24/05/2024
Immigration staff guidance on administrative and criminal powers for officers dealing with immigration enforcement matters within the UK.
Guidance: Offender management: caseworker guidance 24/05/2024
Immigration staff guidance on dealing with immigration enforcement matters within the UK.
Guidance: Global Talent: caseworker guidance 24/05/2024
Immigration staff guidance on the Global Talent visa category.
Guidance: Bangladesh: tuberculosis test clinics for a UK visa 23/05/2024
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Bangladesh for your UK visa application.
Transparency data: Ukraine Visa Schemes: visa data 23/05/2024
Latest operational data on applications to come to or stay in the UK under the Ukraine Visa Schemes and Ukraine Extension Scheme.
Transparency data: Sponsorship transparency data: Q1 2024 23/05/2024
Data on UK Visas and Immigration sponsorship activities.
Transparency data: Visas and citizenship data: Q1 2024 23/05/2024
Data on visas and citizenship activities.
Transparency data: Windrush Task Force data: Q1 2024 23/05/2024
Data on Windrush Task Force.
Transparency data: Immigration and protection data: Q1 2024 23/05/2024
Data on immigration and protection activities.
Form: Register as a British Overseas Territories citizen (form BOTC(M)) 23/05/2024
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)) 23/05/2024
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 B(OS)) 23/05/2024
Register as a British citizen if you live in the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man or if you live elsewhere and want to apply by post and have certain other types of British nationality.
Form: Application to register child under 18 as British subject 23/05/2024
Form to register a child under 18 as a British subject: form MN4
Form: Application to register child under 18 as British Overseas citizen 23/05/2024
Form to register a child under 18 as a British Overseas citizen: form MN3.
Form: Apply by post for British citizenship as a person of Chagossian descent (form BIOT) 23/05/2024
Apply for citizenship as a direct descendant of a citizen of the UK and Colonies who was born in the British Indian Ocean Territory.