Approved driving instructor (ADI) test and registration fees are set by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) - fees for driving instructor training vary and are set by training organisations.
ADI qualifying test fees
You have to pass the qualifying tests before you register as an ADI with DVSA.
|Fee type||Cost||From 1 October|
|ADI part 1 test||£83||£81|
|ADI part 2 test||£111||No change|
|ADI part 3 test||£111||No change|
You have to pay the full amount again if you don’t pass any of the tests, and want to take another one.
ADI registration and licence fees
You have to pay a fee to join the ADI register, get a trainee licence and renew your registration every 4 years.
|First ADI certificate||£300|
|Trainee driving instructor licence||£140|
|Renewal or re-registration||£300|
|Lost licence replacement||£3|
There are different fees for taking the ADI qualifying tests and registering in Northern Ireland.
Pass Plus instructor fees
You have to pay a fee to register as a Pass Plus instructor. You also have to pay for any refill packs you need.
|Pass Plus starter pack||£37|
|Pass Plus refill pack||£29|
DVSA special test fee
As an ADI, you can take the DVSA special test if you want your skills tested to the highest standard.
|DVSA car special test||£144|