Getting your Driving Licence
Before driving on a public road, you will need a valid Provisional Driving Licence. The Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) application form (Form D1) can be obtained from your local Post Office but you can also apply online via the 'Direct Gov' site.
The Theory test
Once you have received your provisional licence, you can start taking lessons but you also need to think about revising for the theory test. The Theory Test is made up of a multiple-choice part and a Hazard Perception part. You need to pass both parts to pass the Theory Test. Once passed, you will get your theory test pass certificate, which you will need to apply for a practical driving test. For more information about the theory test including how to book go to our Theory page.
The Driving Test
Once your driving has reached a suitable level, you will want to get your driving test booked. The timescale for bookings can vary from one month to the next depending on the number of other learners applying around the same time. You should not just go ahead and book the test, you and your instructor need to agree that you are ready and that a car will be available on the date you require! (ask him for his ADI no.)
For more information regarding the practical test including how to book see our Driving test page
Once you have passed your driving test, you are ready for any further training that you may require, such as Pass Plus or Motorway training to further your experience for the road ahead.