Overview: What is the Life in the UK test?

This article is a brief overview of the Life in the UK test.

Remember: You need the following two certificates if you want to apply for British Citizenship or Indefinite Leave to remain:

1. A life in the UK test certificate book your exam here (book your exam here)

2. A B1 English test certificate GESE Grade 5 from Trinity (book your exam here)

If you need training then you can visit our Life in the UK test training page.

1. A brief overview
2. Who needs to take a Life in the UK test?
3. What is the fee?
4. How can I prepare for the test?
5. What happens if I pass my test?
6. What happens if I fail my test?
7. How can a teacher help me pass my test?

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1. A brief overview

Life in the UK test is one of the two requirements for British citizenship or settlement in the UK. This article will give you all the information you need to be confident about what you need before booking your test date.

This test contains 24 questions based on the official handbook and you have to answer them all in 45 minutes which is sufficient time to answer these questions.

This test is based on basic rituals and customs of United Kingdom and English language. This test is conducted just to check your basic knowledge about English language and traditions of United Kingdom, so that you can live your life in the UK easily.

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2. Who needs to take a Life in the UK test?

The Life in the UK test is for those foreign nationals aged 18-65.

For more in depth information about who needs to take the test visit our immigration rules FAQ on our website.

(please see our FAQ section)

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3. What is the fee?

The cost of the test is £50 which is paid to the government on their website. You can book the test here.

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4. How can I prepare for the test?

You can read the official handbook and use the practice questions. Our website has training material which includes all of these things and more. Click here to access your FREE questions and answers.

5. What happens if I pass my test?

To pass the test you need to achieve 75% correct answers.

Once this is complete you will receive a pass certificate which you will need to add to your British citizenship or UK settlement application.

It is advised that you make copies of this pass certificate as you will only receive one. In your application to the Home Office you will need to send the original.

Please Note: If you lose this letter you will need to take the test again.

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6. What happens if I fail my test?

You must wait 2 days until can book onto the test again. Be mindful that if you fail the test then you will need to pay for the test again.

You can apply for the test as many times as you like.

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8. How can a teacher help me pass my test?

Try our Life in the UK test training which we will help you pass your exam 99% first time! We train students online nationwide and you can join us too.

If you have any questions or would like to speak to me personally or my team or teachers please visit our contact us page or call 01158376502 and we will be happy to help.

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