Some test centres operate Saturday tests
and in mid summer, when it is light, evening tests at an extra
A weekday practical test costs £45.50 and weekend tests cost £62.50.
Booking The Practical Test
Booking by Phone
If you wish to book an appointment for a practical driving test for a private car or motorcycle, you may book by telephone from 08.00 to 19.00 Monday to Friday and 09.00 to 13.00 Saturday.
0845 247 2472 (calls charged at local rate) *Calls are recorded for quality assurance purposes.
If you are booking for any other category of test, you will need to make an application by post or at the counter.
When making a telephone booking you do not need an application form but it is advisable to have your provisional driving licence, your theory test certificate and credit/debit card details handy when
making the call.
Booking by Post
You may book any category of test by post. You will need to complete an application form and send it with the appropriate fee to the DVTA test centre at which you would like the test to be carried out.
You can obtain an application form by contacting any DVTA test centre or by telephoning:
028 9068 1831
Booking at Counter
You may book any category of test in person. You will need to complete an application form and take it with the appropriate fee to the DVTA test centre at which you would like the test to be carried out.
The Belfast centre is open for booking from
9.00 to 4.00, Monday to Friday.
All other centres are open from 8.45 to
12.30 and 1.15 to 4.00, Monday to Friday.
You can obtain an application form by contacting