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 19/01/2022
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: students 19/01/2022
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Visit the UK to do research 18/01/2022
What to do if you're visiting the UK to do research - check if you’re eligible and if you need a visa, what visa to apply for, what to do before you visit.
Guidance: Landlord's guide to right to rent checks 17/01/2022
This guidance advises a landlord, letting agent or homeowner how to conduct a right to rent check when letting privately rented accommodation.
Guidance: Right to work checks: an employer's guide 17/01/2022
How to carry out right to work checks, why you need to do them, and which documents you can use.
Guidance: Afghan relocation and assistance: funding instruction 14/01/2022
Funding instruction for local authorities in the support of the United Kingdom's Afghan Locally Engaged Staff Ex Gratia and Afghan Relocation and Assistance Schemes.
Guidance: Assessing age for asylum applicants 14/01/2022
Asylum policy guidance on assessing the age of an applicant when they claim to be a child.
Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents 13/01/2022
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: Deporting foreign nationals on conducive grounds 13/01/2022
Immigration staff guidance about deportation on the ground it is conducive to the public good.
Transparency data: Border and Immigration cross cutting data: Q3 2021 13/01/2022
Cross cutting staffing data for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and Immigration Enforcement (IE).
Transparency data: Windrush Task Force Data: Q3 2021 13/01/2022
Data on Windrush Task Force.
Transparency data: Visas and Citizenship data: Q3 2021 13/01/2022
Data on Visas and Citizenship activities.
Transparency data: Customer service operations data: Q3 2021 13/01/2022
Data on UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) customer service operations.
Transparency data: Sponsorship transparency data: Q3 2021 13/01/2022
Data on UK Visas and Immigration sponsorship activities.
Transparency data: RASI (Resettlement, Asylum Support and Integration) data: Q3 2021 13/01/2022
Data on Resettlement, Asylum Support and Integration activities.
Transparency data: Immigration and protection data: Q3 2021 13/01/2022
Data on immigration and protection activities.
Guidance: Health and Care visa: guidance for applicants 13/01/2022
Information for applicants to the Health and Care visa.
Guidance: Zambia: tuberculosis test clinics for a UK visa 12/01/2022
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Zambia for your UK visa application.
Guidance: Egypt: country policy and information notes 12/01/2022
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance: Workers and Temporary Workers: guidance for sponsors: sponsor a seasonal worker 11/01/2022
Guidance for sponsors on sponsoring a seasonal worker.