Call 0843 504 0339 to be connect to the Theory Test Booking number
Booking your Driving Theory Test is straightforward and can be done online, over the phone or by post. For your convenience we have outlined what the theory test consists of and step-by-step details of the application process, especially when calling the Theory Test booking number.
Driving Theory Test – What to Expect
The DVSA driving theory test consists of two parts:
- Multiple Choice – questions are determined by which vehicle you intend to drive, for instance, a car or motorbike
- Hazard Perception – this section remains the same regardless of the type of vehicle
It is imperative that both test elements are passed, otherwise the whole test must be retaken. The DVSA ask for applicants to wait 3-working days before applying to take the test again.
Cost of a Driving Theory Test
The cost of a DVSA Diving Theory Test is as follows:
- £25 Car Theory Test
- £19 Car Abridged Theory Test
- £25 Motorcycle Theory Test
Theory Test Payments
Paying for your Driving Theory Test can be made by Debit or Credit card.
Booking your Driving Theory Test Online
Arranging your Driving Theory Test online requires you to have some essential information at hand before visiting the DVLA site.
You will need:
- Surname & First Names – exactly as they appear on your driving licence
- Driving Licence Number – located on the 5th line of your driving licence
- Date of Birth – as it appears in your driving licence
Once you have all relevant details ready, simply log onto https://www.gov.uk/book-theory-test
Problems Booking your Theory Test?
Experiencing problems trying to book your Driving Theory Test? Thankfully the DVSA’s dedicated team is available to answer any queries over the phone.
Lines are open from 8am until 4pm on a Monday to Friday.
Practice Theory Tests
Preparing for your Driving Theory Test is key and thankfully you will find a wealth of practice tests online at https://www.gov.uk/practise-your-driving-theory-test. Each test consists of 50 questions with lorry, bus and coach tests comprising 100 questions.
Like to change your test date?
Although it is possible to change your Driving Theory Test, it is important that you allow 3-working days (this excludes Sundays & public holidays). Failure to give adequate notice may result in the test having to be paid for again.
The same process applies when cancelling a Driving Theory Test.
Date alterations and cancellations can be made online via www.gov.uk, alternatively you can telephone the DVSA customer service team from 8am until 4pm Monday to Friday.
Contacting the DVSA (Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency) by Post
Planning to contact the DVSA by post? Please send any correspondence to:
PO Box 381