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: Windrush Compensation Scheme: privacy information notice 28/01/2020
This notice only applies to those contacted about the Windrush Compensation Scheme.
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: workers 28/01/2020
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: students 28/01/2020
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Detailed guide: New immigration system: what you need to know 28/01/2020
The UK is introducing a points-based immigration system from 2021.
Guidance: Iraq: country policy and information notes 27/01/2020
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance: Pakistan: country policy and information notes 27/01/2020
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance: Bangladesh: country policy and information notes 27/01/2020
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Detailed guide: Windrush scheme 27/01/2020
Information for Commonwealth citizens and other nationalities who have been lawfully resident in the UK for a long time but who do not have documents to demonstrate their status.
Detailed guide: Windrush Compensation Scheme 27/01/2020
You may be able to claim compensation through the Windrush Compensation Scheme if you suffered a loss because you could not demonstrate your lawful right to live in the UK.
Press release: Boost for UK science with unlimited visa offer to world's brightest and best 27/01/2020
Top scientists to be given fast-tracked entry into the UK.
Form: Modern slavery victims: referral and assessment forms 22/01/2020
Forms for referring potential victims of modern slavery/human trafficking to the national referral mechanism. These forms will be accepted in exceptional circumstances until 29 February 2020.
Guidance: Knowledge of language and life in the UK 22/01/2020
Immigration staff guidance on the knowledge of language and life in the UK requirement.
Guidance: Sri Lanka: country policy and information notes 20/01/2020
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance: First-tier Tribunal bail 20/01/2020
Guidance on administrative processes around a bail hearing.
Guidance: Interviewing suspects 20/01/2020
Guidance on roles and responsibility when interviewing suspects.
Guidance: Employer sponsorship: restricted certificate allocations 20/01/2020
A list of restricted certificates allocated each month for employer sponsorship in Tier 2 (General).
Guidance: False representations: Tier 1 (General) earnings concerns 16/01/2020
This guidance is for caseworkers considering settlement applications by migrants who have previously held Tier 1 (General) leave.
Guidance: Bulk data transfer for sponsors: data values for CAS fields 16/01/2020
Technical information for licensed sponsors using bulk data transfers between their IT systems and the sponsorship management system (SMS).
Guidance: Democratic Republic of the Congo: country policy and information notes 15/01/2020
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance: The Philippines: tuberculosis test clinics for a UK visa 14/01/2020
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in the Philippines for your UK visa application.