Theory tests

Book your driving or motorcycle theory test, find theory test centres, get a refund for a cancelled test, change your test date.


  1. Book your theory test

    Book your official DVSA car or motorcycle theory test for £23, or other lorry, bus and Driver CPC theory tests

  2. Take a practice theory test

    Take free official practice theory tests from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) for cars, motorcycles, lorries and buses

  3. Driving test costs

    The cost of theory tests and driving tests for cars, lorries, buses, motorcycles and other vehicles

  4. Theory test: cars

    When to book your car theory test, what to take with you, how the multiple-choice questions and hazard perception test work, and the pass mark

  5. Change your theory test appointment

    Find an earlier driving theory test, move it to a later date, or change the test centre you take it at

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Guidance and regulation

  1. The Highway Code
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News and communications

  1. 20 years of the theory test making roads safer
  2. Reduced theory test costs from October 2015
  3. Hazard perception clips get a modern makeover
  4. Hazard perception test wins road safety awards
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Research and statistics

  1. Motorcycle theory test data by test centre
  2. Car theory test data by test centre
  3. Driving test statistics (DRT)
  4. Passenger carrying vehicle (PCV) theory test data by test centre
  5. Large goods vehicle (LGV) theory test data by test centre
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Driving theory test fee changes
  2. Driving test language support
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Information about questions used in the theory test
  2. Number and reasons for providing free car theory tests since January 2013
  3. Numbers who have taken 10,15 and 20 attempts to pass their car practical and theory driving test between 2007 and 2013
  4. Practical driving tests and theory tests passed each year since records began
  5. Theory and practical driving test information for Upton and Wallasey driving test centre
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