Driving Test Update


Please note that our customer service agents cannot book or cancel driving tests over the phone or offer updates on waiting times, so we kindly ask you not to call for this information. Driving tests should be managed directly through



Are you an essential worker who needs a test urgently?

If you’re an essential worker who has already applied for a test and completed all of your driver training, please fill in an urgent test request form and we’ll prioritise your application. Know more >



Need to add yourself to the driving test waiting list?

Please sign up or log into our new customer portal to apply for a driving test and add yourself to the waiting list. This video will show you how



Essential worker declaration form for driver training

Approved Driving Instructors (ADIs) can offer Essential Driver Training (EDT) to essential workers. If you need to complete your driver training, please fill in an  essential worker declaration form and present it to your instructor.





Covid-19 safety measures

We have put in place Covid-19 safety measures for the driving test which must be followed or your appointment will not go ahead. Know more>

ESDS Information Pack

All the reference documents you need to learn about ESDS.

Size: 2MB

ESDS Theory Test Information

Size: 804kB

ESDS Information Booklet

A handy introduction to ESDS.

Size: 1MB

ESDS Guidance Manual

The parent document of ESDS, this manual sets out the three ESDS driving standards and what is included in them.

Size: 3MB

ESDS Competence Framework

Sets out the competencies, skills, behaviours and knowledge needed to achieve all of the topics contained in ESDS.

Size: 1MB

ESDS Syllabus

Describes how ESDS Trainers should deliver effective and appropriate training to ESDS Drivers.

Size: 3MB

ESDS Standard Operating Procedures and Marking Guidelines

Sets out how ESDS Driving assessments are to be conducted and marked.

Size: 1MB

ESDS Trainer Handbook

A useful tool for ESDS Trainers.

Size: 877kB

ESDS Drivers Guide

Useful information for achieving your ESDS certification.

Size: 480kB

ESDS Pathway to Certification for Drivers

Size: 1MB

ESDS Tactical Response Guidelines

Tactical Response Guidelines for Emergency Service Vehicle Drivers for ESDS Level 3.

Size: 604kB

ESDS Trainer Pathway to Certification (in-house)

Size: 668kB

ESDS Trainer Pathway to Certification for ADI's