Book your driving theory test for:

  • cars
  • motorcycles
  • lorries, buses and coaches, including the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) part 1 (theory) and part 2 (case studies) tests

This page is also available in Welsh (Cymraeg).

Start now on the theory test booking service

Before you start

You need your:

  • UK driving licence number
  • email address - you have to book by phone if you don’t have one
  • credit or debit card

When you don’t need a theory test

You don’t need to take a theory test before you book a driving test to upgrade a:

  • car licence, eg from automatic to manual, or to tow a trailer
  • motorcycle licence, eg from category A1 (small motorcycle) to category A2 (medium motorcycle)
  • lorry or bus licence licence, eg from category C1 (medium) to category C (large), or to tow a trailer

You don’t need to take a theory test before you book a:

Help with your booking

Contact the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) to get help booking your theory test, or book if you don’t have an email address.

DVSA theory test booking support customercare@pearson.com
Telephone: 0300 200 1122
Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm
Find out about call charges

There’s a different service to book your theory test in Northern Ireland.