If you’re a critical worker in England, Scotland or Wales, you can apply for an emergency theory test.

Check, change or cancel your:

  • approved driving instructor (ADI) part 1 test
  • Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) enhanced rider scheme trainer theory test

When you must not go to your test

You must stay at home (self-isolate) and not go to your test if:

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

You can do this free of charge anytime before the test.

If you recently entered the UK

If you’ve entered the UK in the last 14 days you must not go to your test, unless you:

If you live in Scotland there’s a different list of ‘travel corridor’ countries.

Find out about the rules for returning to the UK.

Start now on the theory test booking service

Before you start

You need your driving licence number.

Help with your booking

Contact DVSA to get help booking your theory test.

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

There’s a different process to check, change or cancel your instructor theory test in Northern Ireland.