Driving theory test are booked via DVSA approved test centres all around the UK. Booking can be done by telephone or online.
What information is needed for driving theory test booking?
- Personal & driving licence details
- Opted test centre
- Date and time for driving test booking
- Debit or credit card details
- Email address
In around ten minutes, the booking is done. Make sure that you have your UKs licence number and debit/credit card number at hand. Confirmation will be sent on your email address, so keep on checking. Sometimes, waiting period is longer, especially in busy areas.
Change of test date and time – For changing theory test date and time, you will need to give minimum of 3 days notice.
Cancel theory test – Three days notice is mandatory to cancel driving test and claim full refund.
When to book for retest – You will need three days wait for rebooking another test, in case you failed the theory test.
Driving theory test certificate validity
Validity of theory test certificate is for 2 years from the day you passed it. Initially, this may seem to be a long time, but several learner drivers take many months’ practical driving lessons to attain test standard.
You can begin driving lessons as soon as you get a provisional license or start right away after passing theory test. Thus, you get a lot of time reaching test standard.
Expiry of theory test certificate
You will need to pass practical driving test on 2 years after succeeding the theory test otherwise your valid certificate expires. Moreover, you will need to prepare, book and pass the test again.
It includes test charges and if in the last 2 years DVSA modified the test pattern then you will need to buy the new study materials.
Book for practical driving test when theory test certificate is about to expire
When your certificate is about to expire, remember to book for practical driving test. You will need theory test passing number, while booking through booktheorytesttoday.com. You will be provided with available dates and times related to your selected test centre.
The database of the DVSA has stored all the details regarding theory test and so it displays test dates on the basis of expiry dates. Lengthy waiting time can be problematic because your certificate expiry date is nearing. Therefore book practical driving test at centre with short waiting time.
You may feel uncomfortable to use other test centre because you are not familiar with their test driving routes then look for cancellation slots of other people in your area. This is time consuming process, so take assistance from driving instructor of because they are familiar with the challenges.
If you lost theory test certificate……..
No need to worry because you can take your practical driving test. Normally the examiner will ask to see driving license but remember to carry your provisional licence along. However, if your theory test certificate got lost inform the DVSA instantly and issue a replacement.