Coronavirus (Covid 19) and motoring
This page has the latest information on the Driver & Vehicle Agency's (DVA) services that are affected due to measures in place to reduce the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). This page is reviewed regularly so continue to check for new updates.
MOT/ vehicle testing
You do not need to do anything until you receive a reminder notification from the DVA to book a vehicle test.
For more information on booking an MOT/ vehicle test, visit:
You should not go to the offices in Coleraine as you will not be allowed into the building. Visit driver licensing for other ways to contact DVA for licensing issues.
For more information on renewing your driving licence visit:
Theory and driving tests
Face coverings must be worn at theory and driving tests.
The rules on face coverings have been updated, for more details visit: Coronavirus (COVID-19): face coverings.
Approved Driving Instructors (ADI) and Approved Motorcycle Instructors (AMI)
Check tests for fully qualified ADIs and AMIs have resumed.
DVA counter services
All counter services across the DVA are suspended. These are necessary precautionary measures to protect staff and customers.
Until further notice, counter services are no longer available at County Hall, Coleraine or at any MOT test centre.
Contacting the DVA
See below for links to the DVA's contact details.