Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a virus called coronavirus. They advise that any pupils or instructions who feel unwell should NOT attend for a driving test.
If you think you might have coronavirus:
Follow the latest NHS advice if you think you might have coronavirus. The symptoms of coronavirus are:
- a cough
- a high temperature
- shortness of breath
- NHS 111 has an online coronavirus service that can tell you if you need NHS medical help and advises you what to do.
If there’s a chance you could have coronavirus, you might be asked to stay away from other people (self-isolate).
If you need to rearrange your test:
We will rebook your test free of charge if it has to be cancelled or changed because of coronavirus. This includes if it’s done at short notice (within 3 clear working days of the test).
To change please call the DVSA to cancel or change on 0300 200 1122 (Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm).
You cannot cancel or change your test online, if it’s because of coronavirus.