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.

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 14/11/2018
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: students 14/11/2018
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Detailed guide: EU Settlement Scheme: evidence of UK residence 14/11/2018
How to provide evidence that you’ve been living here if we can’t confirm this through an automated check of UK tax and benefits records.
Form: Application to extend stay in the UK: FLR(IR) 13/11/2018
Form to extend your stay in the UK for other routes under the Immigration Rules.
Form: Application to extend stay in UK (HM Forces): form FLR(AF) 13/11/2018
Form to apply for further leave to remain in the UK as a member of HM Forces or their dependant.
Guidance: Nationality checking service: England 13/11/2018
List of local authorities in England that offer a checking service for UK nationality applications.
Guidance: Nationality checking service: Greater London 13/11/2018
List of local authorities in Greater London that offer a checking service for UK nationality applications.
Guidance: Nationality checking service: Scotland 13/11/2018
List of local authorities in Scotland that offer a checking service for UK nationality applications.
Guidance: Nationality document return service: England 13/11/2018
List of local authorities in England that offer a document return service for UK nationality applications.
Guidance: Settlement checking service - Greater London 13/11/2018
List of local authorities in London that offer a checking service for UK settlement applications.
Guidance: Nationality checking service: Wales 13/11/2018
List of local authorities in Wales that offer a checking service for UK nationality applications.
Guidance: Settlement checking service - Scotland 13/11/2018
List of local authorities in Scotland that offer a checking service for UK settlement applications.
Guidance: Settlement checking service - England 13/11/2018
List of local authorities in England that offer a checking service for UK settlement applications.
Guidance: Nationality document return service: Wales 13/11/2018
List of local authorities in Wales that offer a document return service for UK nationality applications.
Guidance: Nationality document return service: Scotland 13/11/2018
List of local authorities in Scotland that offer a document return service for UK nationality applications.
Guidance: Nationality document return service: Greater London 13/11/2018
List of local authorities in Greater London that offer a document return service for UK nationality applications.
Detailed guide: UKVI’s new front end services: what you need to know 13/11/2018
From 2 November 2018, the way you make an application for settlement, citizenship or to stay in the UK for study or work will change for some applicants.
Correspondence: Update to HASC on Windrush: 12 November 2018 12/11/2018
Letter from Home Secretary Sajid Javid to Rt Hon Yvette Cooper MP, Chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee (HASC).
Guidance: Registration as a British citizen: children of British parents 12/11/2018
Guidance on applications for registration as a British citizen from children of British parents.
Guidance: Registration as a British citizen: children 12/11/2018
Guidance on the registration of a minor as a British citizen by entitlement and discretion.