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: Sponsor a Tier 2 or 5 worker: guidance for employers 17/07/2019
Guide on how to apply for a Tier 2 or 5 sponsor licence and how to sponsor a migrant worker.
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: workers 17/07/2019
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: students 17/07/2019
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Guidance: Ukraine: country policy and information notes 17/07/2019
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance: Turkey: country policy and information notes 17/07/2019
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
News story: Life in the UK test contract awarded 17/07/2019
PSI Services has been awarded the Life in the UK contract by the Home Office, it was announced today.
Guidance: Asylum policy bulletins 16/07/2019
Asylum policy guidance replacing previous policy bulletins on asylum support.
Guidance: Domestic abuse: responding to reports of domestic abuse from asylum seekers 16/07/2019
Guidance on what caseworkers must do where an asylum seeker reports an incident of domestic abuse while their asylum claim is being considered.
Guidance: Form MN1: guidance 15/07/2019
Guidance to register a child under 18 as a British citizen.
Guidance: Afghanistan: country policy and information notes 15/07/2019
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance: Somalia: country policy and information notes 11/07/2019
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance: Zimbabwe: country policy and information notes 11/07/2019
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance: Applying for a UK visa: approved English language tests 11/07/2019
List of tests and test centres approved by UK Visas and Immigration to show that applicants have the required level of English for their visa.
FOI release: List of UKVI international application points and decision making centres 09/07/2019
List of the international application points and decision making centres centres run by UK Visa and Immigration (UKVI).
Guidance: EU Settlement Scheme: application processing times 09/07/2019
Current expected processing times for applications to the EU Settlement Scheme.
Guidance: EU Settlement Scheme caseworker guidance 09/07/2019
Guidance for caseworkers considering applications under the EU Settlement Scheme.
Guidance: Employer sponsorship: restricted certificate allocations 08/07/2019
A list of restricted certificates allocated each month for employer sponsorship in Tier 2 (General).
Visas and immigration Service and Support Centres 08/07/2019
What happens at a Service and Support Centre appointment, how long they take and where to find centres.
Guidance: EU Settlement Scheme: ID document scanner locations 08/07/2019
Locations where you can go to get your biometric ID document scanned if you do not have an Android device with near field communication (NFC).
Guidance: Returns preparation 08/07/2019
Guidance on arranging removals for officers dealing with immigration enforcement matters within the UK.