We have mentioned this before that the only proper way to book either your driving theory test or driving practical test is to to do it directly via the Governments website or phone numbers.
They have now confirmed this directly on their website and warn against ‘copycat’ websites that often charge a surcharge for the privilege of booking the tests.
Alastair Peoples, DSA Chief Executive, said:
It’s unacceptable that some of these websites try to trick learner drivers into paying an extra fee to book their driving test.
We’ve already taken action with Trading Standards and the Advertising Standards Authority to make sure that they don’t use official logos, trademarks or make misleading claims. We continue to monitor these sites and explore new ways to counteract activities.
The current official cost for booking tests is:
These are expensive enough without paying additional charges to an unofficial website!