Use your postcode to find your nearest driving theory test centres. You can:
For example SW1A 2AA
Find a postcode on Royal Mail's postcode finder
You take your practical driving test at a different centre. Find a driving test centre where you can take a test.
There’s a different service to find a theory test centre in Northern Ireland.
Last updated: 22 June 2018
You must get a new Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to start your application, even if you already have one.
Get a registered trainer to help you prepare for the 3 qualifying tests.
Once you've passed the theory test, you must pass the other parts of the test within 2 years or you'll have to start the whole process again.
If you’ve passed ADI part 2 you have the option to apply for a 6 month trainee licence to get experience teaching students.
Once you've passed the tests you must register within 12 months.
When you have your certificate you can start charging for lessons. You can either:
You'll have at least one standards check every 4 years. You also need to renew your registration and get a new DBS check every 4 years.
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