The Life in the UK test is a computer based test for those wishing to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) or to Naturalise as a British Citizen.
The purpose of this “Britishness Test” is twofold; it fulfils the requirements for “sufficient knowledge of life in the United Kingdom” which was introduced for Naturalisation on 1 November 2005 and which was introduced for settlement on 2 April 2007. It also fulfills the English Language proficiency requirement.
Exam format :
The Life in the UK Test is made up of 24 multiple choice questions which are chosen randomly by a computer. Applicants are given 45 minutes in which to complete the test and are required to get 18 questions correct (75%). Each attempt to pass the test costs GBP34. The test is conducted at over 90 Life in the UK test centers across the country.