Booking Your Theory Test

You can book your theory test using the DVLA official theory test booking service.

To book online you will need your provisional driving licence number, an email address and debit or credit card


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If you have any problems booking online or have any special requirements at the test you can contact the DVSA booking support.


When you don’t need a theory test

You don’t need to take a theory test if you’re taking a:

  • taxi test
  • tractor test
  • test to upgrade from automatic to manual
  • test to progress through the bike categories (progressive access)
  • car and trailer test
  • lorry and trailer test
  • bus and trailer test
  • large lorry test and you’ve already got a medium lorry licence
  • large bus test and you’ve already got a medium bus licence