You need to take the Life in the UK test because it is the requirement for your application for British citizenship or settlement in the UK.

Life in the UK Test

This is the only official test you need to take because it is the requirement for your application for British citizenship or settlement in the UK. It is most important to prepare well with Life in the UK Test training because it is highly unlikely to pass this test without having a good preparation. In order to meet the ‘Knowledge of language and life in the UK’ requirement for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR)/settlement you must:

  • pass the Life in the UK test, unless exempt
  • have a speaking and listening qualification in English at B1 CEFR or higher, or its equivalent

Most importantly, Life in the UK test is a computer-based test about UK, therefore it is essential to have a good knowledge about life in the UK.

 Life in the UK Test Course  – Intensive in 2 weeks

Weekdays: Classroom based/ Distance learning  training: Every Monday – Thursday (12:30 pm – 1:30 pm)

Weekend : Distance learning training: Every Saturday & Sunday (12:00 pm – 1:00 pm)

Online Support – available upon request

Only £200.00 

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What our students have said about our services

Stella Elias-omenuba

Stella Elias-omenuba

a month ago
Hamlets training centre is the best if you need to pass your B1 and in particularly your life in UK first text first time give them a try and I bet you wouldn’t regret it.
When I found them on the internet I said let me give them a try tell you what? The teacher taught us very difficult stuffs from the text book in an interesting way and made the teaching so easy and interesting and tell you what all my fears were gone.
The moment I went in for my exams all the difficult questions I was struggle with on my own became a walk in the park all because of the way the teacher taught us each and everyone of us passed first time .give them a try and you wouldn’t regret it.

Exam fee– Only £50.00

Therefore, Hamlets Training Centre can help you with your study and prepare you for your test using our Fast Track Life in the UK course. Our training is very popular because it is classroom-based training through computers.  Furthermore, we have qualified and experienced teachers who deliver Life in the UK training and will give you individual guidance and you will have the opportunity to do practice tests until you pass your Life in the UK test with our Fast Track Life in the UK training. We will also Book your Life in the UK Test.

Besides these, our Life in the UK Test training is unique because our experienced teachers can engage, inspire and motivate to develop your skills and help you realise your full potential.

The official Life in the UK practice test

Life in the UK Test is the only official government test to for indefinite leave to remain/ settlement or British Citizenship.

Course Content:

  • The fundamental principles of British life
  • Responsibilities and freedoms of all UK residents
  • Becoming a permanent resident
  • Taking the Life in the UK test
  • The testable sections of this book
  • The different countries that make up the UK
  • The history of early Britain
  • The medieval period
  • The Tudor and Stuart monarchs of the UK
  • The establishment of Parliament
  • The unification of the United Kingdom
  • The Enlightenment and Industrial Revolution
  • The Victorian Age and the British Empire
  • The First World War
  • The Great Depression
  • The Second World War
  • Britain since 1945 and the welfare state
  • Great British inventions and sporting figures
  • Government since the Second World War
  • The cities and population of the UK
  • Religious festivals of the UK
  • Popular sports and famous sportsmen and women
  • The development of music, including famous composers
  • British theatre and cinema through the ages
  • British artists and architects
  • Famous British poets and authors
  • Sections of famous British poems
  • British comedy and leisure activities
  • Famous British landmarks
  • Britain as a constitutional monarchy
  • How Parliament works
  • Elections, the government, and the opposition
  • Devolved administrations of the UK
  • The Commonwealth, EU, UN, and NATO
  • British law and justice
  • The courts
  • Fundamental principles and rights
  • Tax
  • Driving
  • Community work and getting involved

Why should I choose a Life in the UK test preparation course with Hamlets Training Centre?

  • First of all, Hamlets Training Centre is accredited by the British Accreditation Council and it is located at the heart of east London
  • We provide Trinity College London’s  English Language course because we are a Listed SELT Course provider
  • Furthermore, we have dedicated tutors overseeing every aspect of your Fast Track Life in the UK training – giving regular feedback and helping you to pass your test
  • Besides these, we provide continuous support and guidance to build your confidence hence we are unique in our teaching and able to provide a Fast Track Life in the UK training.
  • We will teach you until you pass and Book your Life in the UK Test.
  • Our success rate is 95%
  • We provide free mock exams facilities for all candidates

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    Needs to pass your B1 English Language Test ?

    You must pass a B1 Secure English Language Test (SELT) in at least CEFR level B1 in Speaking and Listening to apply for Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK or British Citizenship. If you are applying for indefinite leave to remain or British citizenship then you might need to prove your knowledge of the English language by taking an English language at least at B1 level (CEFR).

    Want to book a B1 Language Course?

    For more information and book a B1 English Language Course please visit

    Latest News updated on 31 January 2020

    The new terms and conditions of booking the Life in the UK Test has been updated and  published on GOV.UK on 31 January 2020

    The summary of the updates is as below:

    • The earliest Life in the UK Test can be taken within 3 days (72 hours) from the date of booking for a standard booking.
    • Life in the UK test can also be booked 24 to 72 hours from the date of booking, but it is an optional service and there are additional fees apply for this additional service
    • Candidate can take the Life in the UK Test on Sunday with additional fee.

    How Does Distance Learning work with Life in the UK Test training?

    Distance learning works by using PCs, tablets, phones and the internet so that you can study from remote places such as your home or office, rather than attending a in our Training Centre. It is a not only a precautionary step to encourage social distancing but also, it’s a flexible solution to learn around your work, traveling and family commitments.

    Hamlets Training Centre has introduced Distance learning which is a way of learning remotely without being in regular face-to-face contact with a teacher in the classroom. In the UK, this online virtual learning system has already become popular to many students either doing a short training course such as A1 or B1 SELT English   course for immigration, Food Safety training for Hospitality and Catering or taking a degree from a university.

    How will you receive your distance learning education from us?

    Distance learning Life in the UK Test course is delivered in a paced format like our traditional classroom-based training in which learners commence and complete a course at the same time. We have been using ZOOM platform to teach our students online which is currently one of the most common mode of distance education delivery.

    Zoom Life in the UK Test Class Sessions

    As a registered subscriber of we allow our students to log in to a web classroom system at a pre-scheduled time which is an interactive way to create engagement and teach our students in this fully online course. To log in to the class is easy, straight forward and students friendly.

    The University’s web conferencing software is Zoom. Zoom can be used on laptops, desktops, tablets, smartphones, and even desk phones, giving students many ways to access the class session.

    What is Zoom?

    For those who weren’t familiar with Zoom prior to practicing social distancing, it’s a video- and audio- conferencing and screen-sharing tool that allows up to 1,000 participants to conference remotely at once.

    Life in the UK Test 

    COVID-19: Important Information for Candidates

    The Life in the UK Test is going to resume from  June 2020. The candidates have been  asked to book their tests by using the following link:

    For more information about booking the test, please

    Course Summary

    Life in the UK Test

    Intensive Exam Preparation Course – Classroom / distance Learning

    Classroom based training: Monday -Thursday (12:30 pm-1:30 pm)
    Course Fee: £200.00
    Course duration: 2 weeks

    Online support: available upon request

    Life in the UK Test Course

    Distance Learning

    Training type: Interactive video software via smartphone / computer 

    Distance learning training: Every Saturday & Sunday (12:00 pm-1:00 pm)
    Course Fee: £200.00
    Course duration: 4 weeks

    Online support: available upon request

    Life in UK Test Summary

    Test Name: Life in the UK Test
    Duration: 45 minutes
    Pass mark: 18 out of 24 (75% or more to pass the test)
    Test Centre: Choose one of the 5 closest to where you live.
    Result: Results on the same day

    Following the Government latest update  we are now responding all the queries through our website and email . We are sorry that we cannot take your call because of the  changes due to COVID 19. Please don’t leave any voice messages on our telephone number  as they are full.  Alternatively send us a message via our online form.

      Thank you.

      Frequently Asked Questions

      You must book your Life in the UK Test online at least 3 days in advance. It costs £50.

      There are around 60 test centres in the UK – choose one of the 5 closest to where you live.

      You’ll be tested on information in the official handbook for the Life in the UK Test – you should study this book to prepare for the test.

      You’ll have 45 minutes to answer 24 questions about British traditions and customs.

      You need all of the following to book a test:

      • email address
      • debit or credit card
      • an accepted form of ID

      You have 45 minutes to answer 24 questions based on the Life in the United Kingdom handbook.

      You must bring the same ID that you used to book the test.

      You must also bring proof of your address that has your name and postcode on it. It must be dated within 3 months of the day of your test. This can be a:

      • gas, electricity or water bill
      • Council Tax bill
      • letter from the Home Office with your name and address on it
      • UK photocard driving licence
      • bank or credit card statement

      Bank statements must be an original statement printed by your bank. If you don’t usually get paper statements, you can ask your bank for one. These statements must be stamped by the bank branch that gave you it.

      You must score 75% or more to pass the test.

      You’ll get a ‘pass notification letter’. You must send the original with your citizenship or settlement application to prove you passed.

      You’ll only get one copy of the letter – you can’t get a replacement.

      Call the Home Office if you’ve lost your pass letter. You won’t get a new one but they’ll tell you what to do.

      Home Office lost pass letters
      Telephone: 03001 232 253

      You can use one of the following as ID to book the test:

      • passport – it can be out of date
      • UK photocard driving licence – full or provisional
      • convention travel document (CTD), certificate of identity document (CID) or stateless person document (SPD)
      • EU identity card
      • immigration status document endorsed with a UK residence permit on a passport with a photo – it can be out of date
      • biometric residence permit

      You can make special requests when you book your test, for example, if you have a disability and need extra equipment or help to access the centre.

      You don’t need to take the test if you:

      • are under 18 or over 65
      • have passed it before – for example, if you’re applying to become a citizen and already passed it as part of your settlement application
      • have a long-term physical or mental condition – you must provide either a form or letter from a doctor confirming your physical or mental condition



        Our Accreditations

        Trinity's Secure English Language Test Centres in UK

        Trinity provides Home Office approved Secure English Language Tests (SELTs) across the UK. These tests are approved for applications to UKVI for visas, British Citizenship and Leave to Remain:
        Graded Examinations in Spoken English (GESE) - A1, A2 and B1 tests
        Integrated Skills in English (ISE) - B1, B2 and C1 tests
        There are ten Trinity SELT centres in the UK, providing exam sessions throughout the week. You can prepare for a Trinity SELT at one of these course providers.
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        We cover all over the UK

        Our online based distance learning courses for Secure English Language Test (SELT-A1/A2/B1), Life in the UK Test, Food Safety , Health & Safety including   more than 100 courses are suitable for anyone living in the following area of London and the major cities and town in the United Kingdom:

        E1 Whitechapel , E2 Bethnal Green, E3 Bow, E4 Chingford,E5 Clapton,E6 East Ham,E7 Forest Gate,E8 Hackney,E9 Homerton,E10 Leyton,E11 Leytonstone,E12 Manor Park,E13 Plaistow,E14 Poplar / Docklands,E15 Stratford,E16 Victoria Docks and North Woolwich,E17 Walthamstow,E18 Woodford and South Woodford,E20 Olympic Park, Barking Central, Bromley East, Canary Wharf East,Chislehurst, Croydon – North, Ealing,Enfield Central,Enfield South,Epsom North,Euston,Hammersmith – Central,Harrow Central,Islington,Uxbridge South Watford,Wimbledon East,Wimbledon Central,Tower Hamlets and Central London

        Cities in England:

        Bath, Birmingham, Bradford, Brighton and Hove, Bristol, Cambridge, Canterbury ,Carlisle, Chester, Chichester, Coventry, Derby, Durham, Ely, Exeter, Gloucester, Hereford, Kingston upon Hull ,Lancaster ,Leeds, Leicester ,Lichfield, Lincoln, Liverpool, City of London, Mancheste,r Newcastle upon Tyne, Norwich, Nottingham, Oxford ,Peterborough ,Plymouth ,Portsmouth, Preston, Ripon, Salford, Salisbury, Sheffield, Southampton, St Albans, Stoke-on-Trent, Sunderland, Truro, Wakefield, Wells, Westminster, Winchester, Wolverhampton, Worcester and  York

        Cities in Wales:

        Bangor, Cardiff, Newport, St Davids and  Swansea

        Cities in Scotland:

        Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness and Stirling

        Cities in Northern Ireland:

        Armagh, Belfast, Londonderry, Lisburn and Newry

        Despite many LIVE distance learning courses our online courses are accessible to everyone in UK and abroad in 24/7.