Driving Test Change – Now you need to bring your theory test certificate with you

In a statement released on Monday 17th August 2020 the DVSA said that in a change to the way tests are usually conducted – they are now going to require to see Theory test certificates before the test can begin.

Therefore if no theory test certificate is present then the driving test in Shrewsbury will not go ahead

From the DVSA

If you or your pupil have entered the UK in the last 14 days, you must not go to a driving test unless you:

The government keeps the conditions in countries on the travel corridor list under review, and it is regularly updated.

France, the Netherlands, Monaco, Malta, Turks and Caicos Islands and Aruba have now been removed from the list.

Check the list regularly for the latest information.

Valid theory test certificates checks

As part of our normal ID and eligibility checks our driving examiners are checking for valid theory test certificates.

If your pupil does not have a valid certificate the test will not go ahead.

If your pupil has lost or damaged their certificate they can apply for a replacement letter by contacting customercare@pearson.com. They’ll need to provide their:

  • name
  • address
  • date of birth
  • driving licence number