All licensed vehicles aged between three and five years old on the date that the licence commences will require an additional test six months after the licence commences (meaning that the vehicle will have two tests per year).
Any licensed vehicle aged over five years old on the date that the licence commences will require an additional test four months after the licence commences, followed by another one four months after that (meaning that the vehicle will have three tests per year).
These tests are known as intermediate tests and must be booked via your online account. You will receive an email approximately one month prior to the date that the intermediate test is due – this email will contain a link that will allow you to book your test. You may also book an intermediate test directly via your account (for example if you have deleted the reminder email).
A very small number of licence holders will not yet have applied for their vehicle licence online. In these cases, the licence holder should telephone 01709 382121 to make an intermediate test booking.
Only licence holders that have not yet applied for their vehicle licence online will be able to use the phone number above to book their intermediate test – all other licence holders must book their tests by logging on to their account.
Licence holders that wish to renew their licence must make their application online (not by phoning the number above). If you are not sure which test you require, then please check the expiry date of your licence. If your licence is about to expire and you want to renew the licence then you require an annual test and will need to renew your licence by clicking on the "how to apply" link above. In all other cases you will need an intermediate test.