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: students 21/10/2019
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Guidance: EU Settlement Scheme: application processing times 18/10/2019
Current expected processing times for applications to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Guidance: Tamper evident bags 18/10/2019
Guidance for UK Visas and Immigration procedure for securing seized or detained items in a tamper evident bag (TEB).
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: workers 18/10/2019
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Detailed guide: Using the ‘EU Exit: ID Document Check’ app 18/10/2019
Information for EU citizens and their families applying to the EU Settlement Scheme.
News story: Home Office launches £1 million advertising campaign for EU Settlement Scheme 18/10/2019
A new £1 million wave of UK government advertising to encourage EU citizens to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme has launched today.
Guidance: Prosecution under section 2: failure to produce immigration document 16/10/2019
Immigration staff guidance about the offence a person commits if they do not have a valid passport or travel document.
Guidance: Immigration Rules archive: 1 October 2019 to 5 October 2019 16/10/2019
Immigration Rules archive: 1 October 2019 to 5 October 2019.
Guidance: Administrative review 15/10/2019
Guidance on processing applications for an administrative review.
Form: Apply for destitution domestic violence (DDV) concession 14/10/2019
Form for people on a UK partner visa to claim public funds (benefits) while applying to settle in the UK because of domestic violence.
Guidance: Tier 4 Pilot 10/10/2019
Process guide for rectifying an incorrect length of leave that is granted to Tier 4 Students who are eligible for the Tier 4 Pilot scheme 6-month leave extension.
Guidance: Criminal investigation guidance for witness summons 10/10/2019
Immigration staff guidance on explaining to criminal investigators what a witness summons is and how to apply for one.
Guidance: Returns preparation 10/10/2019
Guidance on arranging removals for officers dealing with immigration enforcement matters within the UK.
Guidance: Considering immigration status and deciding enforcement action 10/10/2019
Guidance for enforcement officers considering immigration status and deciding enforcement action, including curtailment.
Guidance: Biometric information 09/10/2019
Immigration staff guidance on managing an applicant's biometric information.
News story: Two million applications to the EU Settlement Scheme 09/10/2019
Home Secretary Priti Patel has announced that there have been 2 million applications to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Guidance: Iraq: country policy and information notes 08/10/2019
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance: Immigration Rules archive: 1 August 2019 to 30 September 2019 07/10/2019
Immigration Rules archive: 1 August 2019 to 30 September 2019.
Guidance: English language 07/10/2019
Guidance on how English language requirements are assessed for Tiers 1 and 2 of the points-based system.
Guidance: EU Settlement Scheme: ID document scanner locations 07/10/2019
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).