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Driving on the road as a learner driver

Driving, Theory and CBT tests have been suspended due to the ongoing coronavirus restrictions. The situation is under constant review and testing will resume in line with the Safe Exit Framework.

Getting a provisional licence

​Before you can legally drive a car on the road, you must:

  • be 17 years of age or over
  • get a Jersey provisional driving licence (category B)  ​​

Applying for your provisional licence

You must apply for your provisional licence at your local parish hall. 

You will need:

  • to complete an application form (available from the parish hall)
  • 1 passport sized photograph
  • the licence fee (£20)

Driving on the road as a learner driver

When you have got your provisional licence, you are able to drive on the road. 

When driving on the road, you must have: 

  • current insurance cover for your car (and yourself as a driver)
  • learner 'L' plates fitted to the front and rear of your car
  • someone in the car with you who is: over 21 years of age, has a full licence (category B), and has held it for over 3 years

Getting a full licence

To get a full licence, you must pass both a driving theory test and a practical driving test​. 

Practical driving test for car drivers
Driving theory tests
Road Traffic (Jersey) Law 1956 - Jersey Law website

 
 
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