Cancel your theory test

Cancel your driving theory test if you no longer need your appointment.

This service is currently free because of coronavirus (COVID-19).

When you must not go to your test

You must not go to your test if:

Change your theory test appointment for free if you need to self-isolate on the day of your test.

Cancel your test online

You’ll need your UK driving licence number.

Start now on the theory test booking service

Before you start

Help with your booking

Contact the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) to get help cancelling your theory test appointment.

DVSA theory test enquiries
customercare@pearson.com (for tests up to 3 September)
theorycustomerservices@dvsa.gov.uk (for tests from 4 September)
Telephone: 0300 200 1122
Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm
Find out about call charges

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

  1. Step 1 Check you're allowed to drive

    Most people can start learning to drive when they’re 17.

    1. Check what age you can drive
    2. Requirements for driving legally
    3. Driving eyesight rules
  2. Step 2 Get a provisional licence

  3. Step 3 Driving lessons and practice

  4. and Prepare for your theory test

  5. Step 4 Book and manage your theory test

  6. Step 5 Book and manage your driving test

  7. Step 6 When you pass

    You can start driving as soon as you pass your driving test.

    You must have an insurance policy that allows you to drive without supervision.

    1. Find out about Pass Plus training courses