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Routes to Your Licence

Depending on your age and the qualifications you hold so far the route you need to take to gain the relevant part of your licence changes. Below we have created an interactive navigational element to help show you what you need to do to gain your full licence. All you need do is answer the questions by clicking on the answers that relate to your current circumstances.

Motorcycle Categories:

AM- Mopeds ( 50cc or less )
A1- Light Motorcycle ( Up to 125cc not exceeding 11kW )
A2- Motorcycle ( Between 395cc to 595cc, between 25kW to 35kW )
A- Motorcycle ( Unlimited in size and power )

How old are you?

16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24+


What type of licence do you hold?

A valid provisional driving licence | I do not have a licence yet


Do you have a valid CBT certificate?

I hold a valid CBT certificate | I do not hold a valid CBT certificate

TickYou can now ride a moped with  L  plates providing it's no more than 50cc and below 4kW until your CBT certificate expires.

You must complete your compulsory basic training.

You must apply for your driving licence with provisional motorcycle entitlement before you can proceed.


What type of licence do you hold?

A valid licence with provisional motorcycle entitlement | A valid licence with full A1 motorcycle entitlement | I do not have a licence yet


Do you have a valid CBT certificate?

I hold a valid CBT certificate | I do not hold a valid CBT certificate

TickYou can now ride an A1 light motorcycle (up to 125cc not exceeding 11kW) with  L  plates until your CBT certificate expires.


Do you have a valid theory test certificate?

I hold a valid theory test certificate | I do not hold a valid theory test certificate

TickYou can now take your 2 part practical A1 motorcycle test on a bike between 120cc and 125cc and not exceeding 11kW

The only reason you should take your A1 test is if you would like to ride without  L  plates and/or carry a pillion passenger, otherwise, it would be better to wait until you are 19 so you can move on to your A2 licence.

You must pass your motorcycle theory test before you can go on to take your 2 part practical A1 motorcycle test on a bike between 120cc and 125cc and not exceeding 11kW.

You must complete your compulsory basic training.

You cannot take your A2 licence until you are 19 years of age.

You must apply for your driving licence with provisional motorcycle entitlement before you can proceed.


What type of licence do you hold?

A valid licence with provisional motorcycle entitlement | A valid licence with full A1 motorcycle entitlement | I do not have a licence yet


Do you have a valid CBT certificate?

I hold a valid CBT certificate | I do not hold a valid CBT certificate

TickYou can now ride an A1 light motorcycle (up to 125cc not exceeding 11kW) with  L  plates until your CBT certificate expires.


Do you have a valid theory test certificate?

I hold a valid theory test certificate | I do not hold a valid theory test certificate

TickYou can now take your 2 part practical motorcycle test on a bike between 120cc and 125cc and not exceeding 11kW

If you have been riding since you were 16 years of age it might be beneficial to take your CBT again at 18 then wait until you are 19 and take your 2 part practical motorcycle test on a bike of at least 395cc and between 25kW to 35kW. Doing it this way means you only need take two tests to gain your unlimited A category license instead of three, once at 19 years of age and again at 21.

You must pass your motorcycle theory test before you can go on to take your 2 part practical motorcycle test on a bike between 120cc and 125cc and not exceeding 11kW.

You must complete your compulsory basic training.

You cannot take your A2 licence until you are 19 years of age.

You must apply for your driving licence with provisional motorcycle entitlement before you can proceed.


What type of licence do you hold?

A valid licence with provisional motorcycle entitlement | Full A1 licence held for less than 2 years | Full A1 licence held for more than 2 years
I do not have a licence yet


Do you have a valid CBT certificate?

I hold a valid CBT certificate | I do not hold a valid CBT certificate

TickYou can now ride an A1 light motorcycle (up to 125cc not exceeding 11kW) with  L  plates until your CBT certificate expires.


Do you have a valid theory test certificate?

I hold a valid theory test certificate | I do not hold a valid theory test certificate

TickYou can now take your 2 part practical A2 motorcycle test on a bike at least 395cc and between 25kW to 35kW.

You must pass your motorcycle theory test before you can go on to take your 2 part practical A2 motorcycle test on a bike at least 395cc and between 25kW to 35kW.

You must complete your compulsory basic training.


Do you have a valid theory test certificate?

I hold a valid theory test certificate | I do not hold a valid theory test certificate

TickYou can now take your 2 part practical A2 motorcycle test on a bike at least 395cc and between 25kW to 35kW.

You must pass your motorcycle theory test before you can go on to take your 2 part practical A2 motorcycle test on a bike at least 395cc and between 25kW to 35kW.

TickYou can now take your 2 part practical A2 motorcycle test on a bike at least 395cc and between 25kW to 35kW.

You must apply for your driving licence with provisional motorcycle entitlement before you can proceed.


What type of licence do you hold?

A valid licence with provisional motorcycle entitlement | Full A1 licence held for less than 2 years | Full A1 licence held for more than 2 years
I do not have a licence yet


Do you have a valid CBT certificate?

I hold a valid CBT certificate | I do not hold a valid CBT certificate

TickYou can now ride an A1 light motorcycle (up to 125cc not exceeding 11kW) with  L  plates until your CBT certificate expires.


Do you have a valid theory test certificate?

I hold a valid theory test certificate | I do not hold a valid theory test certificate

TickYou can now take your 2 part A2 practical motorcycle test on a bike at least 395cc and between 25kW to 35kW.

You must pass your motorcycle theory test before you can go on to take your 2 part A2 practical motorcycle test on a bike at least 395cc and between 25kW to 35kW.

You must complete your compulsory basic training.


Do you have a valid theory test certificate?

I hold a valid theory test certificate | I do not hold a valid theory test certificate

TickYou can now take your 2 part A2 practical motorcycle test on a bike at least 395cc and between 25kW to 35kW.

You must pass your motorcycle theory test before you can go on to take your 2 part A2 practical motorcycle test on a bike at least 395cc and between 25kW to 35kW.

TickYou can now take your 2 part practical A2 motorcycle test on a bike at least 395cc and between 25kW to 35kW.

You must apply for your driving licence with provisional motorcycle entitlement before you can proceed.


What type of licence do you hold?

A valid licence with provisional motorcycle entitlement | Full A2 licence held for less than 2 years | Full A2 licence held for more than 2 years
Full A1 licence held for less than 2 years | Full A1 licence held for more than 2 years | I do not have a licence yet


Do you have a valid CBT certificate?

I hold a valid CBT certificate | I do not hold a valid CBT certificate

TickYou can now ride an A1 light motorcycle (up to 125cc not exceeding 11kW) with  L  plates until your CBT certificate expires.


Do you have a valid theory test certificate?

I hold a valid theory test certificate | I do not hold a valid theory test certificate

TickYou can now take your 2 part practical A2 motorcycle test on a bike at least 395cc and between 25kW to 35kW.

You must pass your motorcycle theory test before you can go on to take your 2 part practical A2 motorcycle test on a bike at least 395cc and between 25kW to 35kW.

You must complete your compulsory basic training.

TickYou can only ride an A2 category motorcycle on a bike below 595cc and between 25kW to 35kW. You will need to hold a valid A2 licence for two years. After you have held your A2 licence for a minimum of two years you can take your 2 part practical A category test on a bike at least 595cc and at least 40kW.

TickYou can now take your 2 part practical A motorcycle test on a bike at least 595cc and at least 40kW.


Do you have a valid theory test certificate?

I hold a valid theory test certificate | I do not hold a valid theory test certificate

TickYou can now take your 2 part practical A2 motorcycle test on a bike at least 395cc and between 25kW to 35kW.

You must pass your motorcycle theory test before you can go on to take your 2 part practical A2 motorcycle test on a bike at least 395cc and between 25kW to 35kW.

TickYou can now take your 2 part practical A2 motorcycle test on a bike at least 395cc and between 25kW to 35kW.

You must apply for your driving licence with provisional motorcycle entitlement before you can proceed.


What type of licence do you hold?

A valid licence with provisional motorcycle entitlement | Full A2 licence held for less than 2 years | Full A2 licence held for more than 2 years
Full A1 licence held for less than 2 years | Full A1 licence held for more than 2 years | I do not have a licence yet


Do you have a valid CBT certificate?

I hold a valid CBT certificate | I do not hold a valid CBT certificate

TickYou can now ride an A1 light motorcycle (up to 125cc not exceeding 11kW) with  L  plates until your CBT certificate expires.


Do you have a valid theory test certificate?

I hold a valid theory test certificate | I do not hold a valid theory test certificate

TickYou can now take your 2 part practical A2 motorcycle test on a bike at least 395cc and between 25kW to 35kW.

You must pass your motorcycle theory test before you can go on to take your 2 part practical A2 motorcycle test on a bike at least 395cc and between 25kW to 35kW.

You must complete your compulsory basic training.

TickYou can only ride an A2 category motorcycle on a bike below 595cc and between 25kW to 35kW. You will need to hold a valid A2 licence for two years. After you have held your A2 licence for a minimum of two years you can take your 2 part practical A category test on a bike at least 595cc and at least 40kW.

TickYou can now take your 2 part practical A motorcycle test on a bike at least 595cc and at least 40kW.


Do you have a valid theory test certificate?

I hold a valid theory test certificate | I do not hold a valid theory test certificate

TickYou can now take your 2 part practical A2 motorcycle test on a bike at least 395cc and between 25kW to 35kW.

You must pass your motorcycle theory test before you can go on to take your 2 part practical A2 motorcycle test on a bike at least 395cc and between 25kW to 35kW.

TickYou can now take your 2 part practical A2 motorcycle test on a bike at least 395cc and between 25kW to 35kW.

You must apply for your driving licence with provisional motorcycle entitlement before you can proceed.


What type of licence do you hold?

A valid licence with provisional motorcycle entitlement | Full A2 licence held for less than 2 years | Full A2 licence held for more than 2 years
Full A1 licence held for less than 2 years | Full A1 licence held for more than 2 years | I do not have a licence yet


Do you have a valid CBT certificate?

I hold a valid CBT certificate | I do not hold a valid CBT certificate

TickYou can now ride an A1 light motorcycle (up to 125cc not exceeding 11kW) with  L  plates until your CBT certificate expires.


Do you have a valid theory test certificate?

I hold a valid theory test certificate | I do not hold a valid theory test certificate

TickYou can now take your 2 part practical A2 motorcycle test on a bike at least 395cc and between 25kW to 35kW.

You must pass your motorcycle theory test before you can go on to take your 2 part practical A2 motorcycle test on a bike at least 395cc and between 25kW to 35kW.

You must complete your compulsory basic training.

TickYou can only ride an A2 category motorcycle on a bike below 595cc and between 25kW to 35kW. You will need to hold a valid A2 licence for two years. After you have held your A2 licence for a minimum of two years you can take your 2 part practical A category test on a bike at least 595cc and at least 40kW.

TickYou can now take your 2 part practical A motorcycle test on a bike at least 595cc and at least 40kW.


Do you have a valid theory test certificate?

I hold a valid theory test certificate | I do not hold a valid theory test certificate

TickYou can now take your 2 part practical A2 motorcycle test on a bike at least 395cc and between 25kW to 35kW.

You must pass your motorcycle theory test before you can go on to take your 2 part practical A2 motorcycle test on a bike at least 395cc and between 25kW to 35kW.

TickYou can now take your 2 part practical A2 motorcycle test on a bike at least 395cc and between 25kW to 35kW.

You must apply for your driving licence with provisional motorcycle entitlement before you can proceed.


What type of licence do you hold?

A valid licence with provisional motorcycle entitlement | Full A2 licence held for less than 2 years
Full A2 licence held for more than 2 years | Full A1 licence | I do not have a licence yet


Do you have a valid CBT certificate?

I hold a valid CBT certificate | I do not hold a valid CBT certificate

TickYou can now ride an A1 light motorcycle (up to 125cc not exceeding 11kW) with  L  plates until your CBT certificate expires.


Do you have a valid theory test certificate?

I hold a valid theory test certificate | I do not hold a valid theory test certificate

TickYou can now take your 2 part practical A motorcycle test on a bike at least 595cc and at least 40kW.

You must pass your motorcycle theory test before you can go on to take your 2 part practical A motorcycle test on a bike at least 595cc and at least 40kW.

You must complete your compulsory basic training.


Do you have a valid theory test certificate?

I hold a valid theory test certificate | I do not hold a valid theory test certificate

TickYou can now take your 2 part practical A motorcycle test on a bike at least 595cc and at least 40kW.

You must pass your motorcycle theory test before you can go on to take your 2 part practical A motorcycle test on a bike at least 595cc and at least 40kW.

TickYou can now take your 2 part practical A motorcycle test on a bike at least 595cc and at least 40kW.


Do you have a valid theory test certificate?

I hold a valid theory test certificate | I do not hold a valid theory test certificate

TickYou can now take your 2 part practical A motorcycle test on a bike at least 595cc and at least 40kW.

You must pass your motorcycle theory test before you can go on to take your 2 part practical A motorcycle test on a bike at least 595cc and at least 40kW.

You must apply for your driving licence with provisional motorcycle entitlement before you can proceed.