DVSA opening hours: Christmas and New Year

Provisional driving licence example

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) will be closed at times during Christmas 2022 and New Year 2023.

Driving test centres, vehicle test stations and DVSA customer service centres will have different opening hours during Christmas and New Year.

DVSA’s online services and information will still be available on GOV.UK.

The bank holidays will affect the last date to change or cancel your test.

Driving test centres, vehicle test stations and customer support

Date Driving test centres and DVSA vehicle test stations Customer service centre
Friday 23 December Most centres and stations will be open Open as normal
Saturday 24 December Some centres will be open Closed
Sunday 25 December Closed Closed
Monday 26 December Some centres will be open Closed
Tuesday 27 December Some centres will be open Closed
Wednesday 28 December Some centres will be open 8am to 4pm
Thursday 29 December Some centres will be open 8am to 4pm
Friday 30 December Some centres will be open 8am to 4pm
Saturday 31 December Some centres will be open Closed
Sunday 1 January Closed Closed
Monday 2 January Some centres will be open Closed
Tuesday 3 January Most centres and stations will be open Open as normal

Theory tests and driving tests: last date to change or cancel

The table shows the last date to change or cancel your theory test or driving test.

Test date Last date to change or cancel test (online) Last date to change or cancel test (by phone)
Friday 23 December Monday 19 December Monday 19 December
Saturday 24 December Tuesday 20 December Tuesday 20 December
Sunday 25 December No tests No tests
Monday 26 December Wednesday 21 December Wednesday 21 December
Tuesday 27 December Wednesday 21 December Wednesday 21 December
Wednesday 28 December Wednesday 21 December Wednesday 21 December
Thursday 29 December Thursday 22 December Thursday 22 December
Friday 30 December Friday 23 December Friday 23 December
Saturday 31 December Saturday 24 December Friday 23 December
Sunday 1 January No tests No tests
Monday 2 January Wednesday 28 December Wednesday 28 December
Tuesday 3 January Wednesday 28 December Wednesday 28 December
Wednesday 4 January Thursday 29 December Thursday 29 December
Thursday 5 January Friday 30 December Friday 30 December
Friday 6 January Saturday 31 December Friday 30 December
Saturday 7 January Tuesday 3 January Tuesday 3 January
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