When you take an oral (assisted) theory test, you take the test in a separate room accompanied by an examiner.

The examiner will assist you

When you take an oral theory test (assisted theory test for special needs candidates), you take the test in a separate room accompanied by an examiner. The test will be adapted to you and your needs, but the purpose is for the examiner to help you understand the questions, so that it will be easier for you to answer them.

You need to attach documentation when you apply

When you apply to take an assisted theory test for special needs candidates, you need to attach documentation. This may be a statement from your doctor, a speech therapist or others who may confirm your need for assistance.

The theory test is available in these languages

  • You can take the theory test for passenger cars (Category B) in Norwegian (bokmål or nynorsk), Sami, English, Arabic (MSA), Sorani or Turkish.
  • The theory test for heavy vehicle categories is only available in Norwegian. Heavy categories are light lorry, lorry, minibus or bus (Categories C1, C, CE, D1 or D).

You can apply to use an interpreter if you find it difficult to understand the languages in which the theory test is available.

Driver and Vehicle Licensing Offices (trafikkstasjoner) that can provide an English-speaking examiner

  • Driver and Vehicle Licensing Offices in Eastern Norway: Risløkka, Lillestrøm, Kongsvinger, and Hønefoss
  • Driver and Vehicle Licensing Offices in Central Norway: Ålesund, Molde, Steinkjer, and Trondheim
  • Driver and Vehicle Licensing Offices in Western Norway: Bergen and Haugesund

When you have applied for a driving licence, you can apply for an assisted theory test

Most applicants will receive a response to their application within two weeks, but it may sometimes take up to four weeks.

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