The Theory Test
Is made up of 2 parts
50 multiple choice questions and a minimum of 43 correct are required to pass.
You have 57 minutes to complete the test.
14 one minute video clips showing developing hazards. There are 15 hazards to identify 1 clip has 2 hazards.Up to 5 points for each hazard depending on how quick you identify the hazard.
A minimum of 44 correct out of a possible 75 are required to pass
Both parts must be passed to pass your theory test if 1 part is failed the full test has to be rebooked and taken again
Fail to prepare is to prepare to fail.
Book your official DSA driving theory test online
The quickest and easiest way to book your official Driving Standards Agency (DSA) car, motorcycle, lorry or bus driving theory test is online. When you book using this official service, you only pay the cost of the test – there's no extra booking fee.
What you will need
To book your driving theory test online you need:
- your valid Great Britain or Northern Ireland provisional driving licence number
- your credit or debit card details
How to pay for your test
When you book your test on Directgov, you only pay the cost of your theory test - there's no extra booking fee
DSA can only accept the following cards:
- Visa Electron
Rebooking your test
If you took your test today but didn't pass, you'll have to wait at least three clear working days before you can take it again.
Help with this service
If you have any problems when using this service, please contact DSA's customer service team.
As the theory test is an important part of learning to drive we offer free theory test support and free use of theory test software, and as long as you follow the guidelines we suggest you should be more than capable of passing this test 1st time.