Interpreter-assisted theory test
You can apply to use an interpreter if you find it difficult to understand the languages in which the theory test is available.
You will have to pay for the use of the interpreter yourself.
You can use an interpreter when you take the theory test for passenger cars, mopeds, tractors, motorcycles and snowmobiles.
You cannot use an interpreter when you take the theory tests for ADR, taxi driver CPC and driver CPC, or the theory test for heavy categories.
The test is available in these languages
Passenger cars (Category B)
The test is available in Norwegian (Bokmål and Nynorsk), Sami, English, Sorani, Arabic (MSA) and Turkish.
Mopeds (Categories AM 146, AM 147) and tractors (Category T)
The test is only available in Norwegian (Bokmål and Nynorsk).
Motorcycles (Categories A1, A2 and A)
The test is available in Norwegian (Bokmål) and English.
Snowmobile (Category S)
The test is available in Norwegian (Bokmål) and Sami.
You must use a certified interpreter
Such tests take place via a computer screen, so that you and the interpreter may be in different parts of the country. You are responsible for booking a certified interpreter. You will have to pay for the interpreter yourself.
How to book an interpreter-assisted theory test
- You can book a session for an interpreter-assisted theory test by telephoning 22073000. Say that the booking is for an interpreter-assisted theory test at the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Office where you are taking the test.
- Contact an interpreter service to book an interpreter for the date and time of the test.
- Established interpreter services will be familiar with the fact that interpreters for this purpose must be approved by the Norwegian Public Roads Administration, and that only remote interpreting can be used for the theory test.
You must pay the cost of the interpreter yourself.
List of Driver and Vehicle Licensing Offices (trafikkstasjoner) that offer interpreter-assisted tests
Driver and Vehicle Licensing Offices in Eastern Norway
Drammen, Mysen, Risløkka
Driver and Vehicle Licensing Offices in Central Norway
Kristiansund, Namsos, Steinkjer, Stjørdal, Trondheim, Ørsta, Ålesund and
Driver and Vehicle Licensing Offices in Western Norway
Bergen, Førde, Haugesund, Nordfjordeid, and Stavanger.
Driver and Vehicle Licensing Offices in Southern Norway
Kristiansand and Skien.
Driver and Vehicle Licensing Offices in Northern Norway
Alta, Bodø, Finnsnes, Harstad, Narvik, Mo i Rana, Sortland, Tromsø and Vadsø.
You need to apply for a driving licence before you can apply for an assisted theory test for special needs candidates
When you have applied for a driving licence, you can apply for an assisted theory test (Norwegian only).