A theory test costs £23 for cars, and the driving test costs £62. The full costs for lorries, buses, motorcycles and other vehicles are shown in the tables.

These are the prices to book your theory test and book your driving test on GOV.UK. Unofficial websites usually charge more.

Car

Test type Weekdays Evenings, weekends
and bank holidays
Theory test £23 £23
Abridged theory test £18 £18
Driving test £62 £75
Extended driving test for disqualified drivers £124 £150

Car and trailer

Test type Weekdays Evenings, weekends
and bank holidays
Driving test £115 £141

Lorry, minibus, bus and coach

To become a lorry or bus driver you usually need to take the 4 Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) tests. You only need to take 2 of the tests in some cases.

The costs are the same for all categories of lorry and bus, eg C1, C, D1, and D.

Test type Weekdays Evenings, weekends
and bank holidays
Driver CPC part 1a: theory - multiple-choice questions £26 £26
Driver CPC part 1b: theory - hazard perception £11 £11
Driver CPC part 2: case studies £23 £23
Driver CPC part 3: driving ability £115 £141
Driver CPC part 4: practical demonstration £55 £63

Motorcycle and moped

Compulsory basic training (CBT) course prices are set by training schools. Contact your nearest course provider for availability and prices.

Test type Weekdays Evenings, weekends
and bank holidays
Theory test £23 £23
Module 1 motorcycle test (off-road) £15.50 £15.50
Module 2 motorcycle test (on-road) £75 £88.50
Extended test for disqualified riders (on-road) £150 £177

Taxi and private hire

Test type Weekdays Evenings, weekends
and bank holidays
Hackney saloon vehicles and private hire saloon vehicles £79.66 £96
Hackney wheelchair accessible vehicles £92.94 £112.34
Taxi wheelchair exercise £26.56 £32.68

Tractor and other specialist vehicles

Test type Weekdays Evenings, weekends
and bank holidays
Driving test £62 £75

Rebooking your test

You have to pay the full amount again if you don’t pass your test and want to book another one.

Evening and weekend driving tests

Driving test centres don’t offer evening and weekend driving tests all of the time.

All available evening and weekend driving test appointments are shown when you book your driving test or find an earlier test date.

Tests taken from 4:30pm onwards count as evening tests.

There are different costs for tests in Northern Ireland.