Policy paper

Knowledge of language and life in the UK for settlement and naturalisation: statement of intent

Details of changes to the knowledge of language and life in the UK requirement for indefinite leave to remain and naturalisation.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Statement of intent: knowledge of language and life in the UK for settlement and naturalisation

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Details

This statement of intent sets out the changes which will take place on 28 October 2013.

These changes relate to the requirement to:

  • pass the Life in the UK test

  • have a speaking and listening qualification in English

Published 8 April 2013