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Getting Started

With

BJM School of Motoring

Bradford’s Premier Driving School

Apply for your first provisional driving licence

Do's and do not's

Never, never use anything other than the DVSA website or the post office to apply for your licence or book tests etc

This service is also available in Welsh (Cymraeg).

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Apply Online

Since 8 June 2015 the counterpart to the photocard driving licence is not valid and will no longer be issued. Please visit www.gov.uk/dvla/nomorecounterpart for more information.

You can apply online, ensure you use the official GOV.UK website at: www.gov.uk/renew-driving-licence.

Applying directly by post

Since 8 June 2015 the counterpart to the photocard driving licence is not valid and will no longer be issued.

Please visit www.gov.uk/dvla/nomorecounterpart for more information.

Pick up the UK driving licence application form (D1) from the post office. Once you’ve filled it in, send your completed form to DVLA, Swansea, using the appropriate postcode shown on the form.

Make sure you include these items with your application:

  • A form of ID that features a passport-size photo – a current UK passport or proof that you’re entitled to a state retirement pension will be ideal
  • A passport-size photo
  • Your application fee

Please note, the DVLA reserves the right to see original identity documents.

Already have a provisional licence

If you already have a provisional licence, you don’t need to apply again to drive a car.

Start now on driving licensing online

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Theory and hazard perception comes first, You need to pass your theory and hazard perception test before you can apply for your practical test. You can though, still learn to drive with BJM School of Motoring whilst studying it and our DSA approved structured lessons will aid you with these studies and  build up your confidence and driving skills more quickly.

Although you may already be taking lessons or even be ready to take your practical test, you can not apply for your practical test until you have passed the Theory Test.

Getting a theory test date

You will need a valid provisional driving license to take your theory test. once you’ve got that you can book your theory and hazard perception tests online. Click here to book your theory test: https://www.gov.uk/book-theory-test or by phone on 0300 2001 122.

How the theory test works:

The theory test is a 50 question multiple choice test. To pass you must answer 43 questions correctly within 57 minutes. Questions are chosen at random from a bank of 1,000 questions, and you answer by touching the screen. During the test you have the option to skip questions and return to them later. Once you have passed your theory test, it will last you 2 years. By then you should have passed your practical test. If not you will have to resift and pass your theory test.

For more information on both the theory and practical tests including the pass marks:

Click https://www.gov.uk/theory-test/revision-and-practice

Theory Test

The theory test is made up of two parts; a multiple choice questionnaire and a hazard perception video test. You will need to pass both parts to get your certificate.

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