Booking a practical driving assessment FAQs
Find answers to common questions about booking a PDA using DoTDirect.
You can book, reschedule or cancel a practical driving assessment (PDA) online using DoTDirect.
You can make your PDA booking up to 6 months in advance.
To book a PDA you must meet the age, eligibility and driving experience requirements.
No, you cannot make a same day booking. If you try to book at 11:58 pm for the following day, the booking only will be confirmed if it is successful before 11:59 and 59 seconds.
If you have multiple learnerís permits, you will have the option to select the vehicle class you want to book for when booking your PDA.
You can only have one booking per vehicle class at a time.
Why do I see different vacancies or no vacancies when searching the same day and site as someone else?
You may not see the same search results as someone else because of the licence class eligibility and experience requirements for different customers.
You cannot change a PDA booking that occurs within 2 full business days.
You can cancel within 2 full business days, however you will be charged for the booking and will need to rebook and pay for another PDA.