How To Book Your Driving Theory Test

Before applying or booking driving theory test you must be a holder of a valid provisional driving licence. At the age of 17 you can apply for a provisional driving licence from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA). Provisional application forms (form D1) are available with your local Post Office. You can book or apply for theory test once you became the holder or have a valid provisional driving licence. If you are a holder of a valid driving licence which is of car and you want to learn to drive a large vehicle, minibuses or buses you have to apply for provisional entitlement for those vehicles.

Driving theory test appointments can be booked, changed or cancelled in three clear working days notice by using driving test booking online service or telephonically. Once you become a holder of valid provisional driving licence you can book driving test. Waiting times differs from region to region, but the target of that is to provide an appointment date within two weeks of their preferred date to the 95 per cent of theory test examinee.

Through the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) you have book the theory and driving practical test (car practical test, motorcycle practical test, minibuses or buses).

There are various ways through which you can book your self for driving theory test. They are as follows У У

1. Online booking

2. Booking by post

3. Booking driving test over phone.

1. Online booking:

If you want to book or apply yourself for driving theory test online you will have to provide -

(i) A valid UK driving licence

(ii)A valid debit or credit card for payment

(Visa, MasterCard, Delta, Visa Electron, Switch/Maestro and Solo cards are accepted)

2. Booking by post:

An application form has to be filled if you want to book a theory test by post. Application forms are available online or on request from the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) booking line. Application forms for the theory test should be sent to the address shown on the form. The address on these forms is

Driver and Vehicle Agency,

Booking Department,

PO Box 381,

Manchester, M50 3UW

Cash payments are not accepted. Payment can be made either by cheque or by postal order.

3. Booking driving test over phone :

You can book a theory test over the phone using the numbers below, from 8.00 am to 4.00 pm except on Bank Holidays

Booking Theory test line У 0870 0101 372

Welsh language booking line У 0870 0100 372

Minicom booking line У 0870 0106 372

Fax booking line У 0870 0104 372

While booking for a theory test on phone you will need :

(i) A valid UK driving licence

(ii) A valid debit or credit card for payment

(Visa, MasterCard, Delta, Visa Electron, Switch/Maestro and Solo cards are accepted)