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  Can you take practical driving test?

Who Has to Take a Practical Driving Test?

- Learners on a provisional licence hoping to obtain a full UK licence.

- Those wishing to obtain a licence for a different vehicle category.

- Those with a non-GB licence that isn't approved for use in Great Britain. To check yours, you can use this link >>

What You Need to Know About the DVSA Practical Driving Test

- You must pass the DVSA theory test before you can book the practical driving test.

- All learner drivers need to pass the DVSA practical driving test before they can drive unassisted on the roads.

- The practical driving test is designed to see if you can 1) Drive safely in different road and traffic conditions. 2) Know the highway code and can show this through your driving ability.

- There is no minimum or maximum amount of hours driving you must do and there are no pass or fail quotas.

- The pricing information for the practical driving test can be found here >>

- You may reschedule a practical driving test and won't be charged for it as long as you give 3 clear working days notice. Sundays and bank holidays don't count as working days.

Special Needs

When you book your test you'll be asked if you're bringing an interpreter with you. You'll also be asked if you have:

  • Any condition which affects your movement.
  • Any missing limbs.
  • Any special learning needs.
  • Arthritis.
  • Dyslexia.
  • Epilepsy.
  • Paraplegia.
  • Any other special needs.

You'll also be asked if you're:

  • Deaf - Either profoundly or not.
  • Heavily pregnant.

For more information see here >>

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