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 16/01/2019
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers under Tiers 2 and 5.
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: students 16/01/2019
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under Tier 4.
Guidance: Good character: nationality policy guidance 16/01/2019
Guidance on assessing the good character requirement in nationality applications.
Detailed guide: UKVI’s new front end services: what you need to know 15/01/2019
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.
Form: Application to register child under 18 as British subject 15/01/2019
Form to register a child under 18 as a British subject: form MN4
Guidance: 3C and 3D leave 15/01/2019
Guidance on how staff can prevent an individual from becoming an overstayer while they are awaiting or appealing a decision.
Guidance: Studying under Tier 4 of the points-based system 15/01/2019
Guidance for how UK Visas and Immigration considers applications from people to enter or remain in the UK under Tier 4.
Guidance: Points-based system: Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) 15/01/2019
Guidance for how UK Visas and Immigration considers applications in the Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) category of the PBS.
Guidance: Transfer or refer a case 14/01/2019
Guidance on transferring or referring a case to another unit.
Policy paper: Immigration Rules archive: 01 January 2019 to 09 January 2019 14/01/2019
Immigration Rules archive: 01 January 2019 to 09 January 2019
Applying for a visa to come to the UK 14/01/2019
Compare visas to visit, work, study or join a family member already in the UK. How to apply and what the decision on your application means.
Guidance: Sponsor a Tier 2 or 5 worker: guidance for employers 11/01/2019
Guide on how to apply for a Tier 2 or 5 sponsor licence and how to sponsor a migrant worker.
Guidance: Iran: country policy and information notes 11/01/2019
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance: Guidance on applications for UK Tier 4 student visas 11/01/2019
Guidance on UK Visas and Immigration's policy for Tier 4 (General) Student and Tier 4 (Child) Student applications to stay or come to the UK.
Guidance: Sponsor a Tier 4 student: guidance for educators 10/01/2019
Guide on how to apply for a Tier 4 sponsor licence and how to sponsor a student.
Policy paper: Response to an inspection report on identifying and safeguarding vulnerable adults 10/01/2019
Home Office response to a report on its approach to the identification and safeguarding of vulnerable adults.
Guidance: Occupied Palestinian Territories: country policy and information notes 10/01/2019
Guidance used by UK Visas and Immigration to make decisions in asylum and human rights applications.
Guidance: Guidance on policy for UK visas under Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) 10/01/2019
This is the full guidance on UK Visas and Immigration's policy on visa applications under Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent).
Form: Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) endorsement review form 10/01/2019
Form to apply for a Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) endorsement review.
Guidance: Objection and appeals notice: clandestine entrants 09/01/2019
Objection and appeals notice guidance for drivers who are found with clandestine entrants in their vehicles by UK Visas and Immigration.