Find driving schools, lessons and instructors

Find driving instructors who are approved by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) and check their grade (if they declare it).

Start now on the find driving instructors service

Before you start

Approved driving instructors (ADIs) choose whether or not to be on this service, so not all ADIs will be listed.

Check a driving instructor who is not listed

Contact DVSA to check if the driving instructor is qualified.

You need their name and ADI number (if you have it).

DVSA driving test enquiries\
customerservices@dvsa.gov.uk
Telephone: 0300 200 1122
Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm
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  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