The life in the UK test is a computer-based test and it is one of the compulsory requirements for anyone seeking Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK or naturalisation as a British citizen. You must book your Life in the UK Test online at least 3 days in advance and it costs £50. The life in the UK test involves 5 topics and these are the following topics you need to know before you book the test:
1. The values and principles of the UK
2. What is the UK?
3. A long and illustrious history
4. A modern, thriving society
5. The UK government, the law and your role
Where can I take the test?
There are over 30 test centres in the UK and you can choose one of the 5 closest centres to where you live. However, if the centre is not close to where you live, you will not be allowed to sit the test and you will not get a refund.
How do I book life in the UK test?
The test only can be booked on the official government website and to book the test you need your email address, debit or credit card and an accepted form of ID. You must take the same ID to the test centre that you used to book the test. To do 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.
Who is exempt from Life in the UK test?
You do not need to take the test if you are under 18 or are 65 or over. You also do not need to take the test if you have a long-term physical or mental condition. To confirm your physical or mental condition, you will need to gain a confirmation letter from your Doctor and submit it with your application to Home Office. If you have passed the test before you do not need to do the test again.
What if I fail the test the first time?
You need to mark 18 correct answers out of 24 (75%) to pass the life in the UK test. You will have 45 minutes to complete the test. If you fail the test you must wait 7 days before taking the test again, but you can take the test as many times as you need to. You need to book and pay again each time.
How can I prepare life in the UK test?
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 will have 45 minutes to answer 24 questions about British traditions and customs.
Why Choose Bright Learning Centre?
At the Bright Learning Centre, we are fully aware that every learner is different so using the same teaching method for all learner will not help. We recognise individual learning needs to provide relevant support needed to pass the test. Following are the reasons that learners choose to learn at Bright Learning:
· Free Initial Assessments
· Pay once until you pass
· Different Teaching & Learning Approaches
· 99% pass rates
· Flexible classes
· Weekend & Evening Classes
· Multilingual, Helpful and Experienced Tutors
· Friendly and comfortable Learning Environment
· Learner pass their test First Time
What happens after the test?
After you have passed the test you will get a ‘pass notification letter’. When you apply for your indefinite stay or naturalisation application to the Home Office, you must send the original certificate to prove you have passed the test.
What if lost my certificate?
If you have lost your certificate, you cannot get a replacement. However, the Home Office will be able to check that you have passed the test. In this case, you will have to send a letter to Home Office explaining that you have lost the certificate and send it with your citizenship or settlement application.