Test Day - What you need to bring - Where is the Test Centre? Do I have to go alone or can my Instructor come with me?

At the driving test centre

You must bring the following items with you. If you don't, the Driver & Vehicle Agency (DVA) may refuse to carry out the test and you may lose your fee.

•an appropriately insured and licensed vehicle, displaying L- plates that is suitable for the purpose of the test

•the appropriate theory test pass certificate (or confirmation) if you are not exempt

•your appointment letter

•both parts of your photo card licence; check your appointment letter for details, If you don't take both parts of your licence your test will not take place and you will lose your fee

•if you have an old-style GB paper licence, you must take your signed driver licence and photographic identification

If you misplace your licence, you must apply for a replacement from DVA which could take up to 15 days. If this happens, you may have to rearrange your test.

You will then have your signature checked and will then be led outside

Eyesight requirements for the practical driving test
At the start of the practical driving test, your driving examiner will ask you to read the number plate on a parked vehicle.

The distance requirement for the eyesight test is:

• 20 metres for vehicles displaying the new-style number plate
• 20.5 metres for vehicles displaying old-style number plates
If you can't read the first number plate correctly, you'll be asked to read a second number plate.

You will then do the Show Me Tell Me part of the test.Click here to download this file



Local Test Centres

Peterborough MPTC Driving Test Centre
Second Drove
Fengate
Peterborough
PE1 5XA

Additional details:
Small ramp which leads to double door entrance which is wheelchair accesible.
Toilets and Disabled W/C available


A minimum 3 Hour Charge will be made for tests at Boston, due to travel time.

Boston Driving Test Centre
Unit 2 Plot 3
Redstone Industrial Estate
Spalding Road
Boston
PE21 8AL

Additional details:
Ramp access
Male, female and disabled(unalarmed) toilets available