Coronavirus guidance for taking driving theory tests

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What does this involve?

The UK Government has issued guidance for taking driving theory tests during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Topics include: 

  • keeping you safe at the test centre
  • wearing a face covering
  • when you must not come for your test
  • if you’re clinically extremely vulnerable from coronavirus
  • changes to the theory test planned for 14 April 2020
  • emergency theory tests if you’re a critical worker

What does this cost?

This is a free service.

Who is this for?

This guide is for those who are preparing to take a driving theory test. 

How long does this take?

This guide will take about 10 minutes to read. 

Important information

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) will contact you if your test is affected by a local lockdown.

The changes to the theory test that were planned to be introduced on 14 April 2020 have not gone ahead. This is because of the coronavirus outbreak. DVSA will make these changes to the theory test as soon as possible. In the meantime, the theory test will continue to work in the same way as it did before April.

Next steps

Visit the UK Government website for more information and to read the full guidance.

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