Expenses claim - cancelled test

Download expenses formIf your practical driving test is cancelled by the DSA with less than three working days notice, you may be able to claim for your expenses.

You can claim for:

  • the cost of travelling to and from the test centre or vehicle hire
  • pay or earnings you lost through taking unpaid leave

You can't claim for:

  • the cost of driving lessons or training courses that you took before your test appointment
  • extra lessons that you decide to take while waiting for your rearranged test

You can’t claim if the test was cancelled because of:

  • bad weather and poor light
  • vehicle problems
  • driver problems for example driver illness

Link to the .GOV page

You can ask for the form at your driving test centre.