**Mandatory (paperwork, tests, riskutbildning):**

Synintyg (eye test): around 150:-

Riskettan: around 700:-

Risktvåan: around 2000:-

Test, theory: from 325:- to 400:- (more expensive in the evening and on the weekend)

Test, practice: from 800:- to 1040:- (more expensive in the evening and on the weekend)

Car for the test: 400:- from Trafikverket, around 700:- from a driving school

Photo for the license: 80:-

Manufacturing of the license: 250:-

**Sum of the mandatory part: at least 4705:-**

**Optional, but not really (learning):**

Theory book: around 300:-

Practice online with theory questions: around 250:-

Driving lessons: 10-30 × 1000:-

**Optional (for the path without a driving school):**

Handledarutbildning (the special training for the driver who’ll teach you): 350:-

So the driving school path from complete scratch is **at least 15255:-**, if you
learn fast, and the "learning from a friend" path is **at least 5055:-**.

It might also be wise to allow for a repeat test when calculating costs or planning your life as a future driver. It is pretty easy to fail the practice test, for example if you just appear too insecure. The statistics for the tests can be found on Trafikverket’s website, but for example in the period of January–September of 2019 the odds were like this:

**Theory (first attempt)**

Total number: 103422

Applied privately: 47291

Applied through a school: 56131

Success rate, total: 65.16%

*Success rate, private: 49.90%*

*Success rate, through driving school: 78.03%*

**Practice (first attempt)**

Total number: 101875

Applied privately: 45918

Applied through a school: 55957

Success rate, total: 53.91%

*Success rate, private: 34.76%*

*Success rate, through driving school: 69.62%*

Second attempt can be booked if you fail the first one, and costs just as much.

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