Sadly, we have just received confirmation from the DVSA that all driving lessons and driving tests are to be suspended in England following the announcement on 31st October by the Government of the second National Lockdown due to COVID-19 from 5th November to 2nd December. Due to the risk of Covid-19 infection, all driving lessons and driving tests were cancelled during Northern Ireland's current lockdown, which began on 26 December. The rules will come into law on January 5 and will last until at least the middle of February. The previous lockdown and further restrictions led to a huge backlogs of tests, with hundreds of thousands of learners struggling to book new appointments after their original bookings were cancelled. Facebook and Twitter) at a faster rate than their websites. However, theory tests will not go ahead for the next six weeks due to Ireland's second locdown. How do I know what measures my state DMV is taking due to COVID-19? Should Ontario seniors take driver's license renewal tests under lockdown? Still no new form DVSA but… So far we have seen that tests have been now allocated for December 2nd in Tier 1 & 2 areas and from 3rd December in tier 3 but it looks like they will have reduced test slots. Driving lessons and tests will be banned during the national lockdown in England, Downing Street has confirmed. On 4 January, the government announced a new national lockdown to control the spread of coronavirus. Drivers over the age of 80 aren’t being tested every two years during the … Learners will be allowed to take their driving tests again from Wednesday 22 July after the four-month suspension imposed during the coronavirus lockdown was lifted. The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has confirmed that all driving and riding tests must be put on hold after the government announced new ‘tier five’ lockdown restrictions. Driving tests have been significantly disrupted once again during the latest lockdown, with lessons and all theory and practical tests suspended. Driving tests will partially take place during Level Five for people who provide essential servces. Check your state's DMV website, and look especially for a “News” or “Alerts” section to find the most recent updates about the coronavirus.Many state DMVs have also been updating their social media accounts (e.g. Following the first nationwide lockdown in March, 2020, hundreds of thousands of learners were forced to rearrange their driving tests after their original appointments were cancelled.