Consultation outcome

Changing the cost of DVSA services for 2021 to 2022

Applies to England, Scotland and Wales

This consultation has concluded

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Detail of outcome

We received 2,577 responses to the consultation.

Ministers have agreed to increase most of DVSA’s statutory fees.

To allow time for the necessary changes to regulations, the fee increases will not be introduced until later in 2022.

Original consultation


Proposed increases of about 1.5% to fees charged for Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) services, such as theory tests, driving tests and vehicle tests.

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Consultation description

This consultation proposes increasing the fees paid for services provided by DVSA, including:

  • theory tests
  • driving tests
  • vehicle tests

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency is proposing to do this to avoid a future shortfall in its funds and to allow it to fund future work to modernise its services.


Impact assessment of changing the cost of DVSA services

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Published 5 August 2021
Last updated 18 January 2022 + show all updates
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