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theory test languages

At the moment the driving theory test is only available in 20 languages as well as English. These are: Alabian,Arabic,Bengali,Cantonese,Dari,Farsi,Gujarati,Hindi,Kashmiri,Kurdish,Mirpuri,Polish,Portuguese,Punjabi,Pushto,Spanish,Tamil,Turkish,Urdu and Welsh.
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The practical test will be delivered in English. However, you can bring an interpreter with you who will sit in the rear of the car.

  • Arabic
  • Chinese (simplified and traditional)
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Korean
  • Māori
  • Punjabi
  • Samoan
  • Thai
  • Tongan.

According to this official answer from the ministry for economic affairs, work and transport of Lower Saxony to a question by a local MP, the exam has to be offered in 11 languages:
As far as I know it’s possible to take the theory exam for your driving license in a foreign language, but I don’t know in which languages. Does it cost more than the exam in German?

The written test for a learner permit is available in the following languages:

  • Albanian
  • Arabic
  • Bengali
  • Bosnian
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Nepali
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Learner drivers take a driving theory test and a practical test. You need to pass the theory test to obtain your provisional licence.
When you apply for your provisional licence, see, you will receive a confirmation from your canton’s road traffic office. You need this to be able to book your theory test online. In some cantons you can choose a date for the exam from a list on the application form and send it back by post.

References:

http://www.drivingtests.co.nz/resources/what-language-can-i-take-my-driving-test-in/
http://expatriates.stackexchange.com/questions/1396/in-which-languages-can-i-take-the-theory-exam-for-driving-license-in-germany
http://dmv.ny.gov/driver-license/learner-permit-written-test-and-drivers-manual-different-languages
http://www.ch.ch/en/driving-theory-test/
http://www.accessandmobilityprofessional.com/dvsa-confirms-driving-test-changes-in-boost-for-accessibility/