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

Apply for a Parent of a Tier 4 child visa: step by step 14/12/2018
Parent of a Tier 4 child visa - prepare supporting documents, apply, book and attend an appointment, what happens at the UK border
Form: Application to extend stay in the UK as a Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) dependant or Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) dependant 14/12/2018
Form to apply to extend stay in the UK and get a biometric immigration document as a Tier 1 dependant.
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: workers 14/12/2018
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: students 14/12/2018
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
News story: Online right to work checks 14/12/2018
Employers will be able to rely on an online Right to Work Checking Service to demonstrate compliance with illegal working legislation.
Guidance: Albania: country policy and information notes 14/12/2018
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Form: Apply to extend stay in the UK as a partner or dependent child: form FLR (M) 13/12/2018
Form to extend stay in the UK as the partner or dependent child of someone who is settled here or who is a refugee or under humanitarian protection.
Guidance: Illegal working penalties: codes of practice for employers, 2018 13/12/2018
This code of practice sets out the prescribed checks that employers should conduct to avoid a civil penalty in the event of illegal working.
Form: Application to extend stay in the UK: FLR(HRO) 13/12/2018
Form to extend your stay in the UK for human rights claims, leave outside the rules and other routes not covered by other forms.
Form: Apply to extend your stay in the UK: form FLR(FP) 13/12/2018
Form to apply to stay in the UK on the basis of your family life as a partner, parent or dependent child or on the basis of your private life in the UK.
Form: Extend stay or settle in the UK as a person who was refused asylum: form FLR(DL) 13/12/2018
Form to apply for an extension of stay or indefinite leave to remain in the UK if you were refused asylum but given another type of permission to stay in the UK.
Form: Application to extend stay in UK (long residence): form FLR(LR) 13/12/2018
Form to apply to extend your stay in the UK on the basis of long residence.
Guidance: Guidance for dependants of UK visa applicants (Tiers 1, 2, 4, 5) 13/12/2018
Full guidance on the policy for applications by the family of people who have UK visas under the points-based system (PBS dependants).
Guidance: Sponsorship: sporting code of practice 13/12/2018
Guide for sport governing bodies about the code of practice for sponsoring sportspeople.
Policy paper: Statement of changes to the Immigration Rules: HC 1779, 11 December 2018 11/12/2018
Statement of changes to the Immigration Rules published on 11 December 2018.
Guidance: China: country policy and information notes 10/12/2018
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance: Windrush scheme and information 10/12/2018
Information on the Windrush scheme for Commonwealth citizens and others who have been in the UK for a long time and are worried about their immigration status.
Form: Settle in the UK as a victim of domestic violence: form SET(DV) 07/12/2018
Form to apply for indefinite leave to remain in the UK if you are a victim of domestic violence.
Form: Application for administrative review of visa decision 07/12/2018
Form to request UK Visas and Immigration reconsiders a decision to refuse your visa application. This form is for people outside the UK.
Guidance: Criminal courts and police officers: bail and refusal of bail 07/12/2018
Guidance for criminal investigation officers about bail and refusal of bail by criminal courts and police officers.