Direct Access (age 24+): Direct Access option is open to anyone 21 years old to 24 yrs as part of progressive access.

From 24 yrs old it requires the test to be taken on a minimum of 595cc (min 50kw, min 180kg) giving an unrestriced licence when passed, allowing you to ride any size bike immediately. You must be accompanied at all times by a direct access Instructor on another motorcycle, be in communication with the Instructor and be wearing fluorescent or reflective clothing.

EU third directive - motorcycles to be used on test: from 19th January 2013

Category and moped or motorcycle to be used on test:

A – Motorcycle without a sidecar

Minimum age: 21

Category access requirements:

(Progressive Access) must have held an A2 for a minimum of two years: take either a practical test or * training option

Category and moped or motorcycle to be used on test:

A – As above

Minimum age: 24

Category access requirements:

Hold a valid CBT and theory test certificate and practical test

Motorcycle candidates must always have a valid theory test certificate before taking their first practical motorcycle test. Unless they take the progressive access route.

Direct Access includes 2 tests – Find out more about Module 1 / Module 2 here.

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