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New location for Sutton Coldfield theory test centre

The location of the Sutton Coldfield theory test centre is to change in November. The last day of testing at the current site at Four Oaks House, 160 Lichfield Road, Sutton Coldfield will be Saturday 16 November. Testing will start at the new site on Monday 25 November and bookings can now be made at the

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Calls to stop Reading test centre closure
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Calls to stop Reading test centre closure

Reading practical test centre is due to close in May 2020. Local instructors are concerned as Reading is one of the busiest test centres in the UK, with more than 10 tests an hour undertaken. Students generally have to wait eight to 10 weeks for a test in Reading. The waiting list is currently much

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Change of address for DVSA expense claims
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Change of address for DVSA expense claims

The address to which candidates send their out-of-pocket expense applications has changed. The new address is: DVSA PO Box 349 Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE12 2GN Any applications sent to the old address will not be processed. The address for applications for a cancelled theory test is not changing. Your candidates are able to apply for a refund

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Hayes driving test centre closure
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Hayes driving test centre closure

Hayes driving test centre is closing and relocating to Yeading driving test centre. The last day of testing at the current test centre in Rigby Lane will be 25 October 2019. Yeading driving test centre will be open for testing on 4 November 2019 and tests are available to book. Test centre details: Cygnet Way

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Ipswich theory test centre moves to a new site
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Bournemouth test centre will not reopen

DVSA has announced the Bournemouth test centre is to permanently close. The Gillam Road centre has been closed since February due to a flooding problem but driving instructors in the area believed it would reopen. However this is not the case and learner drivers will have to travel to Poole, Southampton, Salisbury or Dorchester to

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DVSA customer contact centre temporary closure

Due to building works, the DVSA customer support centre at Ellipse Building in Swansea will temporarily close from 1pm on Friday 5 July. The Swansea customer support centre deals with things like: MOT Testing and booking Operators Licence queries Intelligence and Enforcement queries It will re-open as usual at 7.30am on Monday 8 July. Unfortunately,

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Ipswich theory test centre moves to a new site
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New site for Bodmin theory test centre

The location of the theory test centre in Bodmin is to change in June. Testing will start at the new site on Friday 14 June and bookings can now be made at the new site. The address of the new theory test site is: Scout Hall Beacon Road Bodmin PL31 1AW Candidates who had booked

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Ipswich theory test centre moves to a new site
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Easily download duplicate MOT certificates

DVSA has launched a new service to allow vehicle owners to view, save and print their MOT certificate as a PDF. You can use the service to get duplicate certificates for: Motorcycles (class 1 and 2 vehicles) Cars and passenger vehicles (class 3, 4, 5 and 7 vehicles) All certificates issued since 20 May 2018

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Become an enhanced rider scheme trainer

DVSA is hosting a drop-in session to find out about becoming an enhanced rider scheme (ERS) trainer DVSA’s motorcycle policy team will be holding the session in May, as well as answering any questions on motorcycle policy.  It’ll be held at Erith driving test centre in Kent on 20 May between 3pm and 5pm. Erith

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