About The Test

Life In The UK Facts

  • The test has 24 multiple choice questions
  • Questions are chosen at random by a computer from a bank of question
  • You have 45 minutes to complete the test
  • The pass mark is 75% (18 out of 24 questions correct)
  • There are approximately 60 official Life in the UK Test centres in the UK
  • The pass rate is currently around 80%
  • Find more information here

How To Prepare

  • Get a good sleep before the test
  • Check where the test centre is before you go there

Book Your Test

  • You need to register for the Life in the UK test account before you can book the test.
  • The test costs £50 to sit.
  • There is a minimum one week wait from the date you book the test to the time you can sit it.
  • You will need the following information to book the test:
    • Name
    • Date of birth
    • Country of birth
    • Nationality
    • In date ID

After Your Test

  • After passing your Life In The UK Test, you can finish completing your application for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR).
  • You will need to fill out the forms which can be found here.
  • You will need to fill out either of the SET(M) or SET(O) form.
  • The SET(M) form is if you are applying as a spouse, civil partner, same sex or unmarried partner of another person settled in the UK.
  • The SET(O) for all other applicants.
  • There are guidance notes for each form which should be read carefully.