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 21/06/2024
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: students 21/06/2024
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Guidance: Right to work checks: an employer's guide 21/06/2024
How to carry out right to work checks, why you need to do them, and which documents you can use.
Guidance: Landlord's guide to right to rent checks 21/06/2024
This guidance advises a landlord, letting agent or homeowner how to conduct a right to rent check when letting privately rented accommodation.
Guidance: Licensing authority guide to right to work checks 21/06/2024
Guidance for licensing authorities on how to check the immigration status of people who apply for a taxi or private hire licence.
Transparency data: Ukraine Visa Schemes: visa data 20/06/2024
Latest operational data on applications to come to or stay in the UK under the Ukraine Visa Schemes and Ukraine Extension Scheme.
Form: Application for immigration bail accommodation (exceptional circumstances – Article 3 ECHR) BAIL 409 form 18/06/2024
Use this form if you are applying for immigration bail from immigration detention or if you are not detained, applying to change your immigration bail conditions.
Guidance: Prove your English language abilities with a secure English language test (SELT) 17/06/2024
For visa or citizenship applications, you may need to prove your knowledge of English by passing a secure English language test (SELT).
Guidance: EU Settlement Scheme: caseworker guidance 11/06/2024
Immigration staff guidance on applications under the EU Settlement Scheme.
Guidance: Asylum claims from UK visa applicants: caseworker guidance 10/06/2024
Immigration staff guidance on handling asylum claims from applicants who have a UK visa or have applied for one.
Guidance: Seamen arriving in the UK: caseworker guidance 07/06/2024
Immigration staff guidance on considering applications from seamen arriving in the UK.
Guidance: India: tuberculosis test clinics for a UK visa 07/06/2024
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in India for your UK visa application.
Guidance: Namibia: tuberculosis test clinics for a UK visa 06/06/2024
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Namibia for your UK visa application.
Guidance: Kenya: tuberculosis test clinics for a UK visa 06/06/2024
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Kenya for your UK visa application.
Guidance: Russia: tuberculosis test clinics for a UK visa 06/06/2024
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Russia for your UK visa application.
Guidance: Panama: tuberculosis test clinics for a UK visa 06/06/2024
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Panama for your UK visa application.
Guidance: Dependent family members in work routes: caseworker guidance 06/06/2024
Immigration staff guidance on considering applications from people who wish to enter or remain in the UK as a dependent family member.
Guidance: Papua New Guinea: tuberculosis test clinics for a UK visa 05/06/2024
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Papua New Guinea for your UK visa application.
Guidance: Vietnam: tuberculosis test clinics for a UK visa 05/06/2024
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Vietnam for your UK visa application.
Guidance: Adopted children and children coming to the UK for adoption: caseworker guidance 04/06/2024
Immigration staff guidance on considering applications for entry or leave as an adopted child or a child coming to the UK for adoption.