Remote Testing Explained

ProProctor™ - Take Your Test From Home

What is ProProctor Remote Testing?

ProProctor™ Remote Testing option allows candidates for certain Tests (currently Bus/Truck, ADI and CPC) to take their Driver Theory Test from the comfort of their own home.

Please read this page carefully so that you fully understand the remote testing process and equipment requirements.

ProProctor Remote Testing gives you greater flexibility to choose where to test, when to test and how to test. It is a reliable, convenient yet secure testing experience.

The User Guide (PDF, 1.2mb) provides details on the steps and requirements for remote testing so you will be prepared for your Test. We believe that the more you know about what to expect in advance, the more comfortable you will feel testing remotely.

Take the System Readiness Check

There is a walkthrough video below to help you understand what to expect on Test Day. We have also compiled the most frequently-asked questions which are listed further down this page.

When you have watched the video and read all the information on this page you will be able to schedule your Test.

Video: What to expect on Test Day

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What you need to Test remotely

1. Windows PC

You must use a Windows (8 or 10 - Windows 7 is not supported) laptop or desktop computer. You cannot use your phone or tablet.

2. Google Chrome

You must have the latest Google Chrome web browser for Windows installed. You cannot use any other type of web browser.

3. Install Software

Once software is downloaded and installed, your environment will be checked to ensure you are able to take your Test without issues.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, the Driver Theory Test service has launched a pilot phase of a new initiative, ProProctor, which offers a Remote Testing service for specific categories of Theory Test (C, D, CD, BMT, TMT, ADI, CPCB, CPCT).

During the pilot phase Remote Testing will be available on a limited basis and extra capacity will be added as it is rolled out to allow more customers to sit their bus, truck, CPC or ADI Theory Test online.

Remote Testing allows candidates to test from their home or another suitable environment once the minimum requirements for the service have been met.

No. The remote testing service is only available on laptops or desktop computers (Windows only).

These are the minimum system specifications for online testing:

  • Minimum Screen Resolution: 1024 x 768 (dual-monitor setups are not permitted). Please note: CPC candidates will need to set their Scale and Layout to: Text Size 100% (Recommended) and Screen Resolution to 1920 x 1080.
  • Operating System: Windows
  • Web Browser: Latest Google Chrome
  • Webcam Resolution: 640 x 480p
  • Microphone: Enabled
  • Minimum Internet Speed: 500 Kbps (Download)

Remote Testing is a pilot phase and available initially on a limited basis for the following categories of Theory Test: C, D, CD, BMT, TMT, ADI, CPCB, CPCT.

Extra capacity will be added as it is rolled out to allow more customers to sit their bus, truck, CPC or ADI Theory Test online.

Following a review of the pilot phase we expect the initiative to be extended for car and motorcycles in the future.

  • Minimum Screen Resolution: 1024 x 768 (dual-monitor setups are not permitted). Please note: CPC candidates will need to set their Scale and Layout to: Text Size 100% (Recommended) and Screen Resolution to 1920 x 1080.
  • Operating System: Windows 8 or Windows 10 (Windows 7 or earlier are not supported)
  • Web Browser: Latest Google Chrome
  • Webcam Resolution: 640 x 480p
  • Microphone: Enabled
  • Minimum Internet Connection: 500 Kbps (Download Speed)
  • Screen Resolution: CPC Candidates will need to change the screen resolution on their laptops/desktops to 1920 x 1080 and 100% to ensure the PDFs docks correctly
  • Operating System: Windows
  • Web Browser: Latest Google Chrome
  • Webcam Resolution: 640 x 480p
  • Microphone: Enabled
  • Minimum Internet Connection: 500 Kbps (Download Speed)

Your testing environment must meet the following minimum guidelines:

  • Testing location must be indoors (walled), well-lit, free from background noise and disruptions.
  • No third-party may be present in the room or enter the room for the duration of the exam. If this occurs, your exam will be terminated and/or your results invalidated.
  • Your workstation and surrounding area must be free of pens, paper, electronic devices etc. No content that could potentially provide an unfair advantage during your exam, including that posted on walls or within your immediate area, should be present during your exam session.

Yes, you can reschedule your exam from a Test Centre to Remote Testing (ProProctor) or from Remote Testing to a Test Centre.

You can reschedule your booking providing the request is made no later than 5 business days (to include 3 complete business days) prior to your test date.

For example, to reschedule or cancel a Test booked for a Friday you must inform us on the previous Monday or for a Test booked for a Saturday you must inform us on the previous Monday.

Alternatively, please call our Candidate Services Team on 1890 606 106 (Lo-call rate) Monday to Friday from 8AM to 6PM. to arrange a reschedule. Please ensure you have run the System Readiness Check and your system meets the requirements for Remote Testing.

Yes, you can reschedule your booking providing the request is made no later than 5 business days (to include 3 complete business days) prior to your test date.

For example, to reschedule or cancel a Test booked for a Friday you must inform us on the previous Monday or for a Test booked for a Saturday you must inform us on the previous Monday.

Alternatively, please call our Candidate Services Team on 1890 606 106 (Lo-call rate) Monday to Friday from 8AM to 6PM.

You can use the System Readiness Check on the official ProProctor website.

It will determine whether your system is compatible to install and run the ProProctor application so that you can take your Theory Test from home.

In order to start an exam, you are required to:

  • Show your ID as listed in the form at the bottom of this page.
  • Show your eligibility as listed on the booking page if applicable (eg B licence for Category C Theory Test takers).
  • Show your workstation and surrounding area.
  • Raise your trouser legs above your ankles, empty and turn all pockets inside-out and raise shirt sleeves above your wrists prior to every entry into the online test. If you are wearing eyeglasses you will be required to remove them for visual inspection to ensure they don’t contain a recording device.
  • Remove large jewellery items from your person prior to and throughout the duration of the exam.
  • Pull your hair back to ensure nothing is attached to your ear that could provide an unfair advantage – i.e. a bluetooth earpiece.
  • Unauthorised personal items may not be accessible while testing. Such items include, but are not limited to: outerwear, hats, food, drinks, handbags, bags or briefcases, notebooks, watches, cell phones, electronic devices, or wearable technology.
  • Eating, drinking, smoking, and chewing gum are prohibited during the exam.
  • Written notes, published materials and other testing aids are strictly prohibited.
  • Light clothing items removed for comfort such as jumpers, suit jackets, scarves, etc must be hung on the examinee’s chair, not placed in laps or on the workstation desktop. Outerwear such as heavy coats, parkas, rain coats, etc is not permitted in the immediate testing area.

Changing location while testing, turning off lighting or audio, speaking to or receiving aid from other individuals is strictly prohibited.

Audio and Video monitoring is required to complete the Remote Testing process. These recordings are held for a maximum of 30 days and held in accordance with our Privacy Policy Guidelines.

If you get disconnected due to poor internet or laptop failure etc, you will be allowed to restart your Test a maximum of three times.

If you disconnect more that three times your exam will be cancelled and you will lose your Test fee.

You will forfeit your Test fee.

If you don’t present the appropriate ID for your Theory Test you will not be permitted to test and you will forfeit your Test fee.

If testing via Remote Testing/testing at home you will receive an email with a link to your results shortly after completing your exam.

If you are successful in passing your exam a pass certificate will be issued to you by post in approximately five working days.

You can now apply online for your Learner Permit at the National Driver Licence Service (NDLS) website. All you need is your Public Services Card and your verified MyGovID.

There is no need to complete paper forms, book appointments or attend an NDLS centre. Read more about NDLS Online.

To uninstall (on Windows) go to:

Control Panel > Programs > Uninstall a Program.

Select ProProctor and choose Uninstall.

Download the User Guide

This official ProProctor User Guide gives all the necessary information to help you understand all aspects of the Online Testing process.