Book Theory Driving Test Online - the quick, simple and easy way to book your test

Book Your Theory Driving Test
The official DSA theory test booking system

You can book the Theory Test over the internet, over the phone or by post. To book your test, you will need your provisional driving licence number and a suitable debit or credit card. Below is the link to the booking page on the official theory test website:

Book Theory Test Online

Book Theory Test over the phone:

  • Practical & Theory English: 0300 200 1122
  • Practical & Theory Welsh: 0300 200 1133
  • Practical Minicom: 0300 200 1144
  • Theory Minicom: 0300 200 1166

To book by Theory Test post you will need to print out the application form:

This is the application form that you need to print, complete and send

Theory Test
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Booking a theory test is not difficult, however, it's a good idea to have the correct documents at hand. You'll need the info whether you are booking online, over the phone or by post

Information On How To Book The Theory Test

At what age can I book the Theory Test?

You can book the theory test before you are 17, but you won't be allowed to take the theory test until after your 17th birthday.

What do I need to book the Theory Test?

You will need a valid Great Britain or Northern Ireland Provisional Licence to book the Theory Test. You'll also need your dredit/debit card details.

How much does it cost to book the Theory Test?

Type of Theory TestPrice
Standard booking fee for car and motorcycle theory test31.00
Multiple choice questions for bus and lorry drivers35.00
Hazard perception test for bus and lorry drivers15.00
Driver CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence) theory test case studies30.00

How soon can I book a test date?

How soon you get your theory test date will depend on how busy the test centre is that you decide to book your test at. It can be around 10 to 14 days although, if you are flexible on the when you can take the theory test, you can always find out if there are any cancellations. If you decide to book theory test online or already have a test date, you can go to the DSA website to look for cancellations and change your test date.

If you book your test over the phone, you can ask the online theory test booking staff to search for cancellations at your chosen test centre.

If I fail, how long do I have to wait to rebook a test date?

You will need to wait 3 days from the date you failed the theory test before you can book another date.

What happens if I want to cancel my Theory Test?

That's fine - as long as you cancel your Theory Test more than 3 days before the test date you won't lose your fee. Theory test booking line:

  • Theory English: 0300 200 1122
  • Theory Welsh: 0300 200 1133
  • Theory Minicom: 0300 200 1166

(from 8.00 am to 6.00 pm except on Bank Holidays).

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