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: Returns preparation: caseworker guidance 28/11/2023
Immigration staff guidance on arranging removals for officers dealing with immigration enforcement matters within the UK.
Guidance: Kenya: tuberculosis test clinics for a UK visa 28/11/2023
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in Kenya for your UK visa application.
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: workers 28/11/2023
List of organisations licensed to sponsor workers on the Worker and Temporary Worker immigration routes.
Guidance: Register of licensed sponsors: students 28/11/2023
List of institutions licensed to sponsor migrant students under the Student and Child Student routes.
Guidance: Prove your English language abilities with a secure English language test (SELT) 27/11/2023
For visa or citizenship applications, you may need to prove your knowledge of English by passing a secure English language test (SELT).
Guidance: Customer research privacy notice 27/11/2023
Guidance on how UK Visas and Immigration processes information supplied as part of customer research surveys.
Guidance: Reporting worker activity: SMS guide 9 26/11/2023
Use this step-by-step guide if you are a sponsor to report worker activity, for example a change in their circumstances.
Guidance: Request copies of your personal immigration and borders information 24/11/2023
Find out how to make a subject access request to see information held about you. You can also make a request for someone else.
Guidance: India: tuberculosis test clinics for a UK visa 24/11/2023
Where to get tested for tuberculosis (TB) in India for your UK visa application.
Transparency data: Country returns guide 24/11/2023
Guidance on returning immigration offenders to their country of origin.
Transparency data: Visas and citizenship data: Q3 2023 23/11/2023
Data on visas and citizenship activities.
Transparency data: Windrush Task Force Data: Q3 2023 23/11/2023
Data on Windrush Task Force.
Transparency data: Sponsorship transparency data: Q3 2023 23/11/2023
Data on UK Visas and Immigration sponsorship activities.
Transparency data: RASI (Resettlement, Asylum Support and Integration) data: Q3 2023 23/11/2023
Data on Resettlement, Asylum Support and Integration activities.
Transparency data: Immigration and protection data: Q3 2023 23/11/2023
Data on immigration and protection activities.
Transparency data: Ukraine Visa Schemes: visa data 23/11/2023
Latest operational data on applications to come to or stay in the UK under the Ukraine Visa Schemes and Ukraine Extension Scheme.
Transparency data: Visa fees transparency data 22/11/2023
Visa fees transparency data for all applications made from outside and within the UK.
Policy paper: UK visa fees 22/11/2023
Immigration and nationality fees for all applications made from outside and within the UK.
Guidance: Automatic acquisition of British citizenship: caseworker guidance 21/11/2023
Immigration staff guidance on whether an individual has an automatic claim to British citizenship.
Guidance: First-tier Tribunal bail: caseworker guidance 20/11/2023
Immigration staff guidance on administrative processes around a bail hearing.