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 27/09/2023
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: students 27/09/2023
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Guidance: Chapter 08 – appendix FM family members: caseworker guidance 26/09/2023
Immigration staff guidance on dealing with family applications.
Guidance: Examples of UK visa vignettes 26/09/2023
Example images of category D and Certificate of Entitlement visa vignettes.
Guidance: Prove your English language abilities with a secure English language test (SELT) 25/09/2023
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: Innovator Founder and Scale-up visas 22/09/2023
List of authorised organisations for Innovator Founder and Scale-up visas.
Guidance: Unaccompanied asylum seeking children and leaving care: funding instructions 22/09/2023
Instructions to local authorities about funding for the support and care of former and unaccompanied asylum seeking children (UASC).
Transparency data: Country returns guide 22/09/2023
Guidance on returning immigration offenders to their country of origin.
Guidance: Bangladesh: tuberculosis test clinics for a UK visa 21/09/2023
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Bangladesh for your UK visa application.
Transparency data: Ukraine Visa Schemes: visa data 21/09/2023
Latest operational data on applications to come to or stay in the UK under the Ukraine Visa Schemes and Ukraine Extension Scheme.
Guidance: Modern slavery victims: referral 21/09/2023
Guidance on referring potential victims of modern slavery/human trafficking to the national referral mechanism.
Corporate report: Windrush Cross-Government Working Group: minutes of meetings 19/09/2023
Minutes of the Windrush Cross-Government Working Group.
Guidance: Bangladesh: country policy and information notes 18/09/2023
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance: Democratic Republic of the Congo: country policy and information notes 15/09/2023
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Policy paper: UK visa fees 15/09/2023
Immigration and nationality fees for all applications made from outside and within the UK.
Transparency data: Visa fees transparency data 15/09/2023
Visa fees transparency data for all applications made from outside and within the UK.
Guidance: Super priority visa service information 15/09/2023
Super priority visa service information for human rights claims, leave outside the rules and private life applications made in the UK.
Policy paper: Statement of changes to the Immigration Rules: HC 1715, 19 July 2023 13/09/2023
Statement of changes to the Immigration Rules published on 19 July 2023.
Guidance: Relationship with a partner: caseworker guidance 11/09/2023
Immigration staff guidance on assessing a person’s relationship with their partner.
Guidance: Biometric information: caseworker guidance 11/09/2023
Immigration staff guidance on managing an applicant's biometric information.