The Driving Standards Agency (DSA) has announced that its online practical driving test booking service for learner drivers will be shut for 4 days, starting from tomorrow the 30th July.

The DSA’s Driving Instructor Registrar, Charles Morton, said, “I apologise in advance that there will a short interruption to service next week. For essential IT maintenance and update work to take place we need to close down all of DSA’s operational booking systems”.

Morton continued, “This system closure will last approximately four days from 5.15pm on Thursday 30th July until 8.00am on Tuesday 4th August. All online services to book or amend practical tests and other instructor services including updating your contact details, applying for registration, renewing your certificate and ordering PassPlus packs will be unavailable”.

The DSA’s contact centre on 0300 200 11 22 will only be able to offer a limited service during the closedown period.

Theory tests services are not affected.