Filming or recording driving tests: what you’re allowed to do

Information on what you can and cannot film during a driving test and how to follow the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) policy.

Applies to England, Scotland and Wales



DVSA has a policy generally of not allowing the recording or filming of driving tests. The policy sets out what you can and cannot film or record, including if you use dashcams.

Published 2 September 2014
Last updated 19 April 2021 + show all updates
  1. Added information about using footage you filmed for insurance purposes and made it clearer that the policy also applies to taking photographs.

  2. Added information about the Data Protection Act and recording personal information.

  3. First published.