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Life in the United Kingdom: A Guide for New Residents

Author: Home Office
Publisher: TSO (The Stationery Office)

Ensure you are fully prepared for your Life in the UK test with the complete audio download of the Life in the United Kingdom: A Guide for New Residents, 3rd Edition. The audio contains all the official learning material from the handbook and is spoken in clear, simple English - making it easy to understand.

The audio covers a range of topics you need to know to pass your test and apply for UK citizenship or permanent residency, including:

  • The process of becoming a citizen or permanent resident
  • The values and principles of the UK
  • Traditions and culture from around the UK
  • The events and people that have shaped the UK's history
  • The government and the law
  • Getting involved in your community

Addendum

On 31 January 2020 the United Kingdom left the European Union (EU).

Sections of the handbook, Life in the United Kingdom: A Guide for New Residents 3rd edition, which refer to the UK being a member of the EU and its institutions, are out of date and have been removed from subsequent prints of the handbook.

On 8 September 2022 Her Majesty the Queen sadly passed away.

Sections of the handbook, Life in the United Kingdom: A Guide for New Residents 3rd edition, which refer to Queen Elizabeth II and the Monarchy, are out of date and have been removed from subsequent prints of the handbook.

You will not be asked any questions on this as part of the Home Office approved test based on the current (3rd) edition of the Life in the UK handbook.

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