How to Book a Theory Test NI Car HGV, Taxi & Bus

Book online

We advise booking direct with NIDIRECT, this way you will avoid anyy booking fee imposed if you were to book thrugh a third party. 

* To book online, you will need : 

  • Driving Licence (provisional if learner driver)
  • A valid debit or credit card for online payment 
  • A valid email address to receive details of the booking confirmation 

Need to change your booking? 

In addition to booking your theory test online, you will be able to :

  • Change date of booking
  • Cancel the the theory test
  • Chgeck the theory test assessment

Book with ni direct over the phone

Phone 0345 600 6700 (Lines open from 8.00 am to 4.00 pm, Monday to Friday)

What is NI driving Theory Test?

The theory test will assess your knowledge and application of the highway code. If you put in the effort, you should be able to pass fairly easily. The test is made up of 2 parts. Part 1 is a set of multiple choice questions to  test your knowledge of highway rules and related material. The second part is the hazard perception test. Like all tests of this type, lots of practice will be rewarded with a pass. When you pass both sections you will awarded an official certificate, congratulation you are halfway to being the proud owner of a provisional driving licence NI.    

How much does the Theory Test NI cost?

You must have lived in England, Wales or Scotland for at least 185 days in the last 12 months before the day you take your theory or driving test.    
Car and motorcycle tests cost£23.
Lorry and bus tests cost:part 1a (multiple-choice questions) - £26
part 1b (hazard perception) - £11
part 2 (case studies) - £23

What do I bring to the test centre?

Documents to take on your driving theory test: You must bring a copy of tour provisional licence, Without this you will not be permitted to sit the theory test.  

NI theory test centres

Belfast, Ballymena, Londonderry/Derry, Newry, Omagh and Portadwon

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