About the test

  • 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

* The 24 questions are based on the 3rd Edition handbook – Life in the United Kingdom: A guide for new residents”.

Who has to take the test

Everyone aged 18-65 has to pass the Life in the UK test as part of their application process. The official test will cost £50 to book.