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: Apply for a visa under the Ukraine Sponsorship Scheme (Homes for Ukraine) 18/05/2022
Guidance for Ukrainian nationals and their family members to come to the UK under the Ukraine Sponsorship Scheme.
Guidance: Ghana: country policy and information notes 18/05/2022
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Transparency data: Country returns guide 18/05/2022
Guidance on returning immigration offenders to their country of origin.
Guidance: Detention case progression panels 18/05/2022
Guidance on the purpose, processes and functions for the case progression panels.
Guidance: Worker and Temporary Worker sponsor licensing: maintenance 18/05/2022
Immigration staff guidance on dealing with post-licence changes related to Worker and Temporary Worker sponsors.
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: workers 18/05/2022
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: students 18/05/2022
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Guidance: Introduction to the sponsorship management system: SMS guide 1 17/05/2022
Introduction to using SMS for licensed sponsors.
Guidance: Iran: country policy and information notes 17/05/2022
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance: Using the ‘UK Immigration: ID Check’ app for Ukraine nationals 17/05/2022
Information on using the app to apply for a Ukraine Family Scheme or Ukraine Sponsorship Scheme (Homes for Ukraine) visa online.
Guidance: Offender management 16/05/2022
Guidance on immigration offender management for officers dealing with immigration enforcement matters within the UK.
Guidance: Prove your English language abilities with a secure English language test (SELT) 13/05/2022
For visa or citizenship applications, you may need to prove your knowledge of English by passing a secure English language test (SELT).
Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents 13/05/2022
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: Apply for a Ukraine Family Scheme visa 13/05/2022
Guidance for family members of British nationals, UK settled persons and certain others to come to or stay in the UK under the Ukraine Family Scheme.
Transparency data: Ukraine Family Scheme and Ukraine Sponsorship Scheme: visa data 12/05/2022
Latest operational data on applications to come to or stay in the UK under the Ukraine Family Scheme and Ukraine Sponsorship Scheme (Homes for Ukraine).
Guidance: UK visa requirements: list for carriers 11/05/2022
Information for international carriers about visa requirements for passengers travelling to the UK.
Guidance: Visa decision waiting times: applications outside the UK 11/05/2022
Check how quickly you’ll receive a decision on your UK visa application if you are applying from outside the UK.
Guidance: Creating and assigning a CoS: SMS guide 8 10/05/2022
A step-by-step guide to creating and assigning a certificate of sponsorship (CoS). This document should be viewed with the SMS guide 8a.
Guidance: Manage your sponsorship licence: SMS guide 2 10/05/2022
Step-by-step guide to managing your sponsorship licence using the sponsorship management system.
Form: Extend your stay in the UK as a child relative of a refugee or a person with humanitarian protection: FLR (P) 09/05/2022
Form to apply to stay as child under 18 of relative with temporary permission to stay as refugee or with humanitarian protection.