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Driving test candidates with tests on Wednesday 20 March should still come for their test despite the threat of strike action by examiners.

DSA Chief Executive Rosemary Thew said:

"I'm so sorry that such an important day for you may be disrupted due to strike action. We're doing our best to minimise any inconvenience.

"We're asking you to come for your test as normal as there's still a chance it will go ahead. Not all examiners are members of the PCS union and even if they are, we can't be sure that they'll support the strike."

You won't have to contact DSA to rebook if you can't take your test because of the strike action. You should hear from the agency with a new date within 5 to 10 working days.

Out-of-pocket expenses

You can claim out-of-pocket expenses if your test is cancelled, but you must have turned up for your test to do this. If you don't turn up, you'll have to rebook your own test and you won't be able to claim expenses.

Find out how to: Claim expenses

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DSA's customer service centre for practical driving tests might also be affected by strike action on:

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