Apply for a refund of expenses for a cancelled driving test
Apply for a refund of out-of-pocket expenses for a theory or practical driving test that was cancelled at short notice.
To apply, fill in the form and send it to the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA).
You must include the right documents to support your claim.
Your claim will be delayed if you don’t give all the information needed or send the right documents.
When you can apply
You can apply for a refund of out-of-pocket expenses if DVSA cancels your theory or practical driving test at short notice.
‘Short notice’ means less than 3 clear working days’ notice. Working days include Saturdays, but don’t include public holidays.
You can’t claim if your test is cancelled because of bad weather.
Published: 1 January 2009
Updated: 13 November 2015
- Updated the application form for claiming out-of-pocket expenses.
- Published an updated version of the application form.
- First published.