Theory tests costs fall from 1 October 2014

The fee for car and motorcycle theory tests will fall by £6 in October 2014, taking the cost of a test from £31 to £25, with a further drop of £2 in October 2015.

Theory test fees for other categories of vehicle will also be reduced. The changes have been confirmed following a public consultation.

Book tests at the new price

The changes for 2014 apply to theory tests taken from 1 October 2014. You can book tests for this date onwards from 20 August 2014. You’ll have to pay the old fee if you choose a test date before 1 October 2014.

Avoid extra charges when booking your test

You can also save money by making sure you use the official theory test booking service at Other websites might charge extra fees.

By using the official booking service on GOV.UK you’ll only pay for the cost of the test itself.