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DVSA opening hours: Easter

Opening times for the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) during Easter.

Easter opening hours

DVSA’s online services and information will be available throughout Easter.

You can find out more about how opening times affect:

Driving test centres

Opening hours

DVSA will be operating a normal service for driving tests and driving test enquiries up to and including Thursday 13 April 2017.

Date Driving test centres Customer service centres
Friday 14 April Limited service available Closed
Monday 17 April Limited service available Closed

Driving tests: last date to change or cancel

The table below shows the last dates you can change or cancel your practical and driving test. The dates will depend on whether you’re doing it online or by phone.

You must give at least 3 clear working days’ notice to change your test date or cancel it or you’ll have to pay again.

Sunday and public holidays don’t count as working days.

Test date Last date to change or cancel online Last date to change or cancel by phone
Friday 14 April Monday 10 April Monday 10 April
Saturday 15 April Monday 10 April Monday 10 April
Monday 17 April Tuesday 11 April Tuesday 11 April
Tuesday 18 April Tuesday 11 April Tuesday 11 April
Wednesday 19 April Wednesday 12 April Wednesday 12 April
Thursday 20 April Friday 14 April Thursday 13 April
Friday 21 April Monday 17 April Thursday 13 April

DVSA’s online practical test services will be available throughout Easter. You’ll be able to:

Vehicle test centres

Opening hours

DVSA will be operating a normal service for vehicle tests and vehicle test enquiries up to and including Thursday 24 March 2016.

Date Vehicle test centres Customer service centres
Friday 14 April Closed Closed
Monday 17 April Closed Closed

Vehicle tests: last date to change or cancel

The table below shows the last dates you can change or cancel your vehicle test.

You must give at least 3 clear working days’ notice to change your test date or cancel it, or you’ll have to pay again.

Saturday, Sunday and public holidays don’t count as working days.

Test date Last day to change or cancel annual vehicle test
Thursday 13 April Monday 10 April
Tuesday 18 April Tuesday 11 April
Wednesday 19 April Wednesday 12 April
Thursday 20 April Thursday 13 April
Friday 21 April Tuesday 18 April

DVSA’s online vehicle test booking services will be available throughout Easter. You’ll be able to:

MOT testing service desk

Opening hours

Date MOT testing service desk
Friday 14 April Closed
Saturday 15 April 8am to 2pm
Sunday 16 April Closed
Monday 17 April Closed

The MOT testing service desk is only for MOT testing service technical support. It should only be used by authorised examiners (AEs), nominated testers (NTs) and other MOT testing service users.

Published 18 March 2016
Last updated 7 April 2017 + full page history
  1. Updated with opening hours for Easter 2017.
  2. First published.