What you need before learning to drive
Check you’re allowed to drive
Most people can start learning to drive when they’re 17
Get a provisional licence
Apply for your first provisional driving licence
Driving lessons and practice
You need a provisional driving licence to take lessons or practice.
With family and friends. Check for requirements
Prepare for your theory test
Need to pas both Theory and hazard perception test before can apply for driving test
Book and manage your Theory and driving test
You need a provisional driving licence to book your theory test / Need a theory certificate to book your driving test
When you pass
You can start driving as soon as you pass your driving test.
You must have an insurance policy that allows you to drive without supervision.
Only book through the online Government Gateway website or you may pay extra cost with other service providers. Theory test and Practical test using the GOV.UK