Book Your Driving Test Call DVLA at 0870 025 0077


Obtaining a driving licence is a step-by step procedure. It involves applying for the licence online or personally, appearing for the test and then finally getting thelicence. The driving tests in the U.K. are conducted by the DVLA to ensure that you are fit and knowledgeable enough to hold a licence.Call the telephone number of DVLA 0870 025 0077 to know more about these tests.

Booking a Theory Test

To apply for a driving licence, an individual needs to apply and pass the theory test conducted by the DVLA. This is conducted for the following vehicles:

1) Cars
2) Motorcycles
3) Lorries, buses and coaches, including the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) part 1 (theory) and part 2 (case studies) tests

To book this test, an individual is required to have his UK driving licence number, email address and credit or debit card. In case he doesn’t have an email id, he will have to book the same by phone 0870 025 0077

However, it is not mandatory that an individual will always appear for a theory test. The same is not required in the following cases:

1) Upgrading a car licence, for example, from automatic to manual, or to tow a trailer
2) Upgrading a motorcycle licence held by you for at least 2 years
3) Upgrading your lorry or bus licence.
4) Before booking a taxi or tractor driving test.

Book a Driving Test

Once an individual passes his theory test, he can book online his practical test for cars, motorcycles, lorries, buses and coaches and approved driving instructor (ADI) part 2 and 3 tests. To book one’s test, an individual needs to keep certain documents handy like the UK driving licence number, credit or debit card and driving instructor’s personal reference number to check if they’re available. The representatives available on DVLA contact number 0870 025 0121 can assist you with more details.

Book a driving test to upgrade the licence

Also known as the upgrade test, this can be booked by calling the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA). This test can be conducted in situations like automatic to manual car, or medium-sized lorry to a large lorry.

Changing the Booking Date

Once a booking has been successfully done, an individual can also check for earlier appointments. This change in the booking date is known as the ‘cancellation appointments’. Apart from this, an individual can also:

1) Move his driving test date to a later date
2) Change the test centre.

An individual can access this service if he holds the following information:

1) UK driving licence number
2) Driving test reference number or theory test pass certificate number. This is mentioned in the letter that one receives on passing the theory test.

An individual can get his appointment changed for a maximum of 6 times. For any further changes, he needs to cancel his current booking and book a fresh test. If an individual cancels histest and has also given 3-working days notice, the full amount paid by him is refunded. To book a new test, one needs to pay the fees again.

In case of any troubles while booking the driving tests, you may contact the DVLA customer care representatives at the DVLA contact number 0870 025 0121 for assistance.


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