Useful government links

 

  • Apply to become a driving instructor

    Apply to start qualifying as an approved driving instructor (ADI) with the Driving Standards Agency (DSA)

  • ADI check test: what to expect

    When you have to take an approved driving instructor (ADI) check test, what happens and the grade you get

  • Book, change and cancel theory tests for your pupils

    Book and manage car, motorcycle, lorry, bus and Driver Certificate of Professional Competence theory tests for your pupils

  • ADI part 1 test

    Taking the approved driving instructor (ADI) part 1 test - what you need to bring and what happens during the test

  • ADI part 2 test

    Taking the approved driving instructor (ADI) part 2 test - what you need to bring and what happens during the test

  • ADI part 3 test

    Taking the approved driving instructor (ADI) part 3 test - what you need to bring and what happens during the test

  • Appeal a driving instructor registration decision

    Appeal to the transport tribunal if you disagree with a decision about your approved driving instructor (ADI) registration

  • Apply for a trainee driving instructor licence

    Apply for a trainee driving instructor licence to help you prepare for the approved driving instructor (ADI) part 3 test

  • Apply for your first approved driving instructor (ADI) badge

    Apply for your first approved driving instructor (ADI) badge when you've passed the ADI part 3 test

  • Approved driving instructor (ADI) fees

    Fees for taking the approved driving instructor (ADI) qualifying tests, and registering as an ADI with the Driving Standards Agency (DSA)

  • Approved driving instructor (ADI) professional development

    Take voluntary continuing professional development (CPD) to keep your approved driving instructor (ADI) skills up to date.

  • Become a DSA assessed CBT motorcycle instructor

    How to become a DSA assessed CBT motorcycle instructor, how to book your assessment and what it involves

  • Become a direct access scheme (DAS) motorcycle instructor

    How to become a direct access scheme (DAS) motorcycle instructor, how to book your assessment and what it involves

  • Become a driving instructor

    Find out if you can become an approved driving instructor (ADI) and what you need to do to qualify

  • Become a fleet driver trainer

    How to join the voluntary register of fleet driver trainers if you're an approved driving instructor who trains qualified drivers of fleets of cars and vans

  • Become a motorcycle instructor

    Find out if you can become a motorcycle instructor and what you need to do to qualify

  • Become an LGV driving instructor

    How to join the voluntary register of large goods vehicle (LGV) instructors to provide training to people learning to drive lorries

  • Book your instructor theory test

    Book your approved driving instructor (ADI), large goods vehicle instructor (LGV) or register of post-test motorcycle trainers theory test

  • Book, change and cancel practical driving tests for your pupils

    Book, change and cancel practical driving and riding tests for your pupils, including car, motorcycle, lorry, bus and Driver Certificate of Professional Competence tests

  • Book, change and cancel theory tests for your trainee instructors

    Book, change and cancel approved driving instructor (ADI) part 1 tests for your trainee instructors using the trainer booking facility

  • Check, change or cancel your instructor theory test

    Check, change or cancel your approved driving instructor (ADI), large goods vehicle instructor (LGV) or register of post-test motorcycle trainers theory test

  • Criminal record check to become a driving instructor

    Get a criminal record check if you're applying to become an approved driving instructor (ADI)

  • DSA driving test booking service: data protection

    Data Protection Act 1998 fair processing notice for the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) theory and practical driving test booking services

  • DSA online business service

    Book and manage practical driving tests for your business, manage your business details, view statements and add or change approved driving instructor availability

  • DSA special tests for instructors

    Take the voluntary Driving Standards Agency (DSA) special test if you’re driving or motorcycle instructor and want your skills tested to the highest standard

  • Driving instructor suspension: your rights

    When you can be suspended as a driving instructor and compensation you can claim if you aren't removed from the register

  • Driving instructor training

    Find training courses to qualify to become an approved driving instructor (ADI)

  • Driving test costs

    The cost of the driving theory and practical tests for different types of vehicles

  • Driving theory test centres

    Find your local driving theory test centre - search by postcode

  • Find a practical driving test centre

    Find your nearest local practical driving test centre so you can book a test - search by postcode

  • Manage your approved driving instructor (ADI) registration

    Display, renew, cancel, keep up to date and report lost or stolen approved driving instruction certificates (ADI)

  • Motorcycle trainer fees

    Fees for becoming one of the different types a motorcycle trainer and registering with the Driving Standards Agency (DSA)

  • Pass Plus approved driving instructor (ADI) services

    Register to teach Pass Plus, order refill packs and see when your pupil's certificate has been posted

  • Record Driver CPC training you provide

    Record the details of candidates who have completed a Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) periodic training course

  • Register of post-test motorcycle trainers (RPMT)

    How to join the voluntary register of post-test motorcycle trainers (RPMT) to give motorcycle training - including the enhanced rider scheme - to full licence holders

  • Register to book driving tests as a trainer or business

    Register with the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) to book theory and practical driving tests more easily

  • Renew your approved driving instructor (ADI) registration

    Renew your approved driving instructor (ADI) registration if it’s about to run out, or re-register if it ran out in the last 12 months

  • Set up and run a motorcycle approved training body (ATB)

    How to set up and run a motorcycle approved training body (ATB) to provide compulsory basic training (CBT) and the direct access scheme (DAS) to learner riders

  • Supervise small lorry and minibus learner drivers

    Teach or supervise C1 and D1 learner drivers - rules you must follow

  • Traffic signs

    Guidance on common traffic signs for new and experienced drivers, riders, cyclists and pedestrians - Know your traffic signs, KYTS, Highway Code

  • Trainee driving instructor licence: the rules

    How to get and use a trainee driving instructor licence to help you qualify as an approved driving instructor (ADI)

  • Transfer your driving instructor registration to Great Britain

    Transfer your European Community (EC) driving instructor registration to Great Britain.

  • Update your approved driving instructor (ADI) registration

    Update your personal details on the approved driving instructor (ADI) register if they have changed

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