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Cancel your Theory Test

Cancel your driving theory test if you no longer need your appointment.

You must give at least 3 full working days’ notice to change your test or you’ll have to pay again. Monday to Saturday count as working days but Sundays and public holidays do not.

If you’re self-isolating because of coronavirus (COVID-19)

If you’re in England, you should not go to your test.

If you’re in Scotland and Wales, you must not go to your test.

Find out about:

If you cannot go to your test because you’re self-isolating

Email DVSA with the subject title ‘COVID-19 short notice cancellation’.

Include your address, postcode, date of birth and full name (as it appears on your driving licence) in your email.

You must also include either:

  • your driving licence number
  • your test reference number

DVSA customer services

DVSA will contact you to help you rearrange your test. You will not have to pay again.

Cancel your test online

You’ll need your UK driving licence number.

👉 Start now on the theory test booking service

What you need to know

Help with your booking

Contact the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) to get help cancelling your theory test appointment.

DVSA theory test enquiries
Telephone: 0300 200 1122
Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm
Find out about call charges

There’s a different service to cancel your theory test in Northern Ireland.

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