As of March 24th VicRoads has suspended driving tests. However, at this time we are still able to do driving lessons to help build your confidence in driving. New learners are welcome. The car is cleaned after every lesson. There is also hand sanitiser available and we have gloves.
24 March at 22:19 ·
The health and safety of our staff and customers is our top priority.
From today, drive tests and computer-based tests for light vehicles
(including hazard perception and learner tests) have been temporarily
Apologies for any inconvenience and thanks for your patience. We’re
contacting all customers affected by this change, but please share this
information with friends and family. We’ll be reviewing this decision on
a monthly basis.
Questions: Is VicRoads Customer Service Centres open?
Currently yes, VicRoads customer service centres are still open for licence renewals etc. More info can be found here on this: https://www.vicroads.vic.gov.au/coronavirus.
VicRoads are working on a solution for licence renewals that will move the service on-line, instead of customers needing to come in for a new photo, however, this won’t be launched until around mid-April.
Question: I’ve already booked my driving test. What happens now?
Your VicRoads Driving Test will be rescheduled once they resume, you won’t be required to pay for another test. Your money will transferred over to the new booking once VicRoas has the go-ahead from the Vic Government.
The announcement has affected around 27,000 bookings, so wthey are working as quickly as possible to contact everyone on the list.
This decision to suspend tests will be reviewed on a monthly basis. They are working through a process to enable drive tests to be carried out in exceptional circumstances.
Please continue to check out VicRoads website (https://www.vicroads.vic.gov.au/coronavirus) and social media channels for more details.
The team at VicRoads will be contacting everyone who has a booking to chat through next steps. They say not to cancel your booking. They will rescheduled your drive test once tests resume. You will not be required to pay for another test, your money will transfer over to the new booking once the go-ahead is given.
VicRoads will be giving priority to those who have had their tests suspended first starting March 24th.
Need For P’s Driving School is open an providing driving lessons. Please contact us for more any inquiry regarding your driving lessons.