Booking A Driving Test

There are many ways and means to book a driving test. As learner drivers become more and more competent their driving instructor will let them know when they are ready to take the driving test. Usually instructors will book both tests for their client.

The waiting time between booking and doing a driving test depends of which centre you are taking the test from. The average time is usually about 6 to 8 weeks. There are several ways to book both practical and theory driving tests;

  • Book online. Go to this web address
  • by post. send the driving test form to this address; DVA, Coleraine County Hall , Castlerock Road, Waterside . COLERAINE , BT51 3HS
  • By Telephone. 0845 601 4094

    Call : 07873 335 661 or email:

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    Booking a Practical Driving Test

    The easiest way of booking a practical driving test is by doing so online. For Northern Ireland learner drivers go the government's booking a practical driving test web site at this address Before booking make sure you have the following items.

  • Your valid GB or Northern Ireland provisional driving licence number
  • A theory pass date and certificate number
  • Credit card or debit card details

  • Booking a Driving Test - Theory

    It is important that the learner driver locates the nearest theory test centre before booking a Theory Driving test. This can be done online by visiting this link - and entering your post code. DVLNI claims to be able to give you a theory test appointment within 2 weeks of your chosen date. However, depending on when and where you are sitting the driving test you might have to wait a shorter or longer time. To book a theory driving test online click on this link;

    Booking a Driving Test - FEES

    The table below lists the prices of the various theory and practical driving tests in the United Kingdom.

    Theory test type

    Theory Driving test fees

    Theory test type

    Standard fee for car and motorcycle


    Large vehicle multiple choice test


    Large vehicle hazard perception test


    Practical Driving test fees

    Practical test type
    Weekday price
    Weekday, evening and weekend price




    Tractor and other specialist vehicles



    Motorcycle, moped, tricycle, quadricycle



    Lorry and bus



    Driver CPC practical test (includes automated issue of Driver Qualification Card (DQC)


    Not applicable

    Car and trailer



    motorcycle manoeuvres test



    Extended test for disqualified drivers fees

    Extended test for disqualified drivers
    Weekday price
    Saturday price







    Approved Driving Instructor (ADI) test fees
    ADI tests

    Written test


    Test of driving ability


    Test of ability to instruct


    Trainee licence




    Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) fees
    Driver CPC

    Module 2 CPC Case Studies


    Module 4 Practical CPC skills test assessing skills off road


    Booking a Driving Test - Cancellations

    You can cancel a booking, and may also receive a refund. You can only cancel bookings that are confirmed. To cancel a theory test , you'll need the following items:

    • your valid Great Britain or Northern Ireland provisional driving licence number
    • to give at least three clear working days notice before your test date to avoid losing your test fee

    Booking a Driving Test - Change Date

    You can move your booking to an earlier or later date, if an appointment has become available. You can search for a new test date as well as pick a different test centre. As stated before, you can only change bookings that are confirmed.

    • your valid Great Britain or Northern Ireland provisional driving licence number
    • to give at least three clear working days' notice before your test date to avoid losing your test fee
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