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Driving test fees

When you book your theory or practical driving test direct with Driver & Vehicle Agency (DVA), you only pay the cost of the test. There is no extra administration or booking fee. You can find a list of driving test fees in the tables below.

Theory test fees

Fees for theory test are being reduced from October 2014 and again from October 2015

Test category Current cost October 2014 cost October 2015 cost
Car & Motorcycle £30.00 £25.00 £23.00
Bus & Lorry Multiple Choice £35.00 £28.00 £26.00
Bus & Lorry Hazard Perception £15.00 £12.00 £11.00
Bus & Lorry CPC (Module 2) £30.00 £24.00 £23.00
Driving Instructor / Motorcycle Instructor £72.00 £66.00 £64.00

Practical test fees

Practical test type Weekday price Evening and weekend price
Car £45.50 £62.50
Car and trailer £66.00 £99.00
Motorcycle, moped,* tricycle £58.00 £71.00
Motorcycle manoeuvres test £31.00 £43.00
Lorry and bus £66.00 £99.00
Driver CPC practical test (includes automated issue of Driver Qualification Card (DQC) £55.00 Not applicable
Tractor and other specialist vehicles £45.50 Not applicable

* Tricycle test can only be taken by someone with a disability. If you are able bodied and wish to obtain a licence for a tricycle you must take a motorcycle test.

Entitlement to ride a quadricycle is gained by passing a cat B car test.

Extended test for disqualified drivers fees

Extended test for disqualified drivers Weekday price Saturday price
Car £91.00 Not applicable
Motorcycle £116.00 Not applicable

Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) fees

Driver CPC Weekday price Saturday price
Module 2 CPC Case Studies £30.00 Not applicable
Module 4 Practical CPC skills test assessing skills off road £55.00 £63.00

Approved Driving Instructor (ADI) and Approved Motorcycle Instructor (AMI) test fees

ADI/AMI tests Price
Written test (Part 1) £72.00
Test of driving ability (Part 2) £130.00
Test of ability to instruct (Part 3) £138.00
Trainee licence (Only applicable to ADI Applicants) £120.00
Registration/renewal £240.00

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