Cancel your driving theory test if you no longer need your appointment.
You must give at least 3 full working days’ notice to change your test or you’ll have to pay again. Monday to Saturday count as working days but Sundays and public holidays do not.
When you must not go to your test
You must not go to your test if either:
- you need to quarantine because you recently entered the UK
- you’re self-isolating, for example because you tested positive for COVID-19
Find out about:
If you cannot go to your test because you’re self-isolating or in quarantine
Email DVSA with the subject title ‘COVID-19 short notice cancellation’.
Include your address, postcode, date of birth and full name (as it appears on your driving licence) in your email.
You must also include either:
- your driving licence number
- your test reference number
DVSA customer services
DVSA will contact you to help you rearrange your test. You will not have to pay again.
Cancel your test online
You’ll need your UK driving licence number.
What you need to know
Help with your booking
Contact the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) to get help cancelling your theory test appointment.
There’s a different service to cancel your theory test in Northern Ireland.