Learn to drive a car: step by step
Check what you need to do to learn to drive.
Step 1 Check you're allowed to drive
Most people can start learning to drive when they’re 17.
Step 2 Get a provisional driving licence
Step 3 Driving lessons and practice
You need a provisional driving licence to take lessons or practice.
and Prepare for your theory test
Step 4 Book and manage your theory test
You need a provisional driving licence to book your theory test.
Step 5 Book and manage your driving test
You must pass your theory test before you can book your driving test.
Step 6 When you pass
You can start driving as soon as you pass your driving test.
You must have an insurance policy that allows you to drive without supervision.