Reporting for your practical test
When attending for your practical test you must produce certain documents and have an appropriately insured and licensed vehicle suitable for the test. Make sure you have these documents available when the examiner calls your name.
At the driving test centre
You must bring the following items with you. If you do not, the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) may refuse to carry out the test and you may lose your fee.
If you misplace your licence, you must apply for a replacement from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), which could take up to 15 days. If this happens, you may have to re-arrange your test.
Photographic identification to accompany old-style driving licences
For photographic identification the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) will accept the following as long as they display your photograph and name or signature:
A photograph of you is also acceptable as long as it has been signed and dated on the back by an "acceptable person". This must be accompanied with a statement from the acceptable person confirming in writing in the prescribed format (below) that the photograph is a true likeness of you.
"I (insert name of certifying officer) certify that this is a true likeness of (insert name of candidate) who has been known to me for (x) months/years in my capacity as (job title)."
An acceptable person may be:
The acceptable person certifying the declaration must sign and date, stating their profession and telephone number - we may make enquiries of confirmation.