BOOKING AND TAKING THE THEORY TEST

The theory test is the first step towards attaining your driving license. You need to pass your theory test before you can advance to the next stage, which is the practical test. The easiest way to book your theory test is to do so online. The following are some tips on theory test online.

  1. Who needs to take the test

You need to know whether you need to take the theory test before you book it online. In most instances, if you are a learner driver then you need to take the theory test. Taking the theory test will allow you to proceed to take the practical test. Once you have passed both tests, then you would have qualified to receive your full driving license.

If you do have a full driving license then it is not necessary for you to take the theory test once again if you want to go higher within your vehicle category. You will only need to re-take the practical test in order to qualify to drive a different class of vehicle within the specific category that you have a driving license in. For example, if you have a full manual car license, and you want an automatic car license, you will not have to take the theory test. You will only have to take the practical test for the automatic car license.

However, if you are intending to drive another category of vehicle, then you will need to take the theory test once again. This means that you want to change from driving one class of vehicle to another. For instance, if you want a car license, but you have a motorcycle license, then you will need to do the theory test.

  1. What you are going to need

Before you embark on booking your theory test online, there are a few things you will need. You are going to need a valid UK driving license before you are eligible to take the theory test online.

In addition, you are going to need a valid email address. The booking department will send you a booking confirmation using this email address. This is why it is important that you book using an email that you use/ check almost daily. If you do not have an email address, the booking department will send your booking confirmation details via the post office address you prefer to use.

Another requirement for booking for this test online is having a valid debit or credit card. You will use this card to pay for the test. payment cards that are acceptable to the DVA include Delta, Visa, Visa Electron, and Mastercard.

You will also be required to present photographic evidence before you can sit for the test. A passport or an Employer’s Identity Card containing your photograph will suffice as photographic evidence. You can also use a photograph of yourself as long as an acceptable person has certified at the back of the photo that the picture is a true likeness of you.

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