Website of the UK government

Please note that this website has a UK government accesskeys system.

Public services all in one place

Main menu

Monday, 15 August 2011

Book your official DSA practical driving test online

The quickest and easiest way to book your official Driving Standards Agency (DSA) practical driving test is online. When you book using this official service, you only pay the cost of the test – there is no extra booking fee.

When you can book online

You can use the online booking service between 6.00 am and midnight, Monday to Sunday.

Protecting your data

Please read the following information about the Data Protection Act 1998 - Fair Processing Notice for DSA before you continue.

What you will need

To book your practical test online you need:

  • your valid Great Britain or Northern Ireland provisional driving licence number
  • your credit or debit card details
  • a theory test pass date and certificate number (if appropriate)

How to pay for your test

The cost

When you book your test on Directgov, you only pay the cost of your practical test - there's no extra booking fee

DSA can only accept the following cards:

  • Delta
  • MasterCard
  • Visa
  • Visa Electron

Retaking your test

If you took your practical test today but didn't pass, you can take another test of the same category after:

  • three clear working days for a lorry, bus or motorcycle module one test
  • ten clear working days for a car or motorcycle module two test

Help with this service

You can watch a video guide to booking your practical test online by clicking the link below.

If you have any problems when using this service, please contact DSA's customer service team.

Provided by the Driving Standards Agency

Was this information useful?

How useful did you find this information?

500 character limit
Your Privacy Opens new window

Why are we asking for this information?

  • we want to hear what you think about the quality and usefulness of our pages
  • your comments will help us improve our pages
  • your comments will also help with the future development of Directgov
  • telling us what you think will help make sure we give you the very best service

Additional links

Need to change your test?

If you need to check, change or cancel your practical test, do it online

Online benefits advice

If you need advice on benefits, pensions and credits, see what you might get by using the online calculator

Help with PDF files

To view PDF files you need Adobe Reader. The program is freely available if you do not already have it.

Access keys