On January 28, 2013, an updated Life in the UK Test handbook was published for all applicants wishing to settle in the UK or apply to be naturalized as a British citizen. The updated handbook will be applicable to the new Life in the UK test, which will be introduced on March 25, 2013.
Those who have already taken the existing test but have yet to submit their indefinite leave to remain or naturalization applications do not need to take the new test, even if they will not be submitting their applications until after March 25.
Those who intend to take the Life in the UK test after March 25 should review this latest handbook because the new test will include questions on all sections of the new handbook and not just a few selected chapters, as is the case now. There is also a greater focus on British culture and history in the new test. Full details of where to purchase the handbook and how to take the test can be found on the UKBA WEBSITE.