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Learner drivers from England will be delighted to know about our excellent guide to booking your theory test in Birmingham at Birmingham’s DVSA Theory Test Centre, just minutes from the heart of the city. This online guide outlines the basics of testing and what they are. Read this section to learn about the theory test centre in Birmingham, revision assistance, and transportation choices in the city!

How do I get to Birmingham’s DVSA Theory Test Centre?

Please double-check the test centre address in the booking confirmation. We will not be able to answer any questions regarding test bookings. You should take the test with a valid ID proof (photocopy OR original) during testing.

Birmingham Theory Test Centre Address

Birmingham Theory Test Centre for cars, motorcycles and HGVs/LGVs is located at:

155 Great Charles Street,




Travelling to Birmingham’s DVSA test centre by car

The venue is just west of the city centre on Queensway, which connects to the A38 to Birmingham's north. Birmingham is easily accessible via the M42, M5, and M6. There are many parking options near the test centre. We've highlighted two nearby car parks, but please visit the corresponding Parkopedia pages if you'd like to consider other sites.
Lower Lionel Street Car Park: This parking lot is open 24 hours a week, seven days a week. Parking charges vary depending on the day of the week. Cash and card (including contactless) payments are accepted at this car park. Customers can also pay by phone using the Pay By Phone service. To use the Pay By Phone service in operation at this venue, please either call 03 30 400 7275, or send a text message to 65565, quoting the location id, 7960. The Test Centre is a short 6 minute walk from here. Use the Ludgate Hill exit to merge onto Queensway turn right and continue approximately 350m.
Great Charles Street: This car park is located just near the Lower Lionel Street site, therefore, you should follow the onward travel guidance above. More info about this car park is available on Parkopedia.
Travelling to Birmingham’s DVSA test centre by train
To get to the venue from Birmingham Snow Hill, you need to walk about 9 minutes. You should go through Queensway, turn left, and then you'll see the venue on your left-hand side. You can also travel by car or bus.
Travelling to Birmingham’s DVSA test centre by bus
As you would expect, there is a large variety of buses which run throughout the day. These include services heading towards Birmingham city centre. There are also many other bus services running to nearby towns and villages. There are also trains available to transport people to the test centre. The closest train station is located at Birmingham Snow Hill, which is about a mile away. To get there, simply follow the instructions above.


Book a theory test at Birmingham’s theory test centre
You must pass a theory test before taking a driving test. An automatic license is required to drive a medium-sized vehicle. You must be licensed for two years before upgrading to a manual license.
Let us take the hassle out of booking your Birmingham DVSA driving theory test. Our quick and simple Birmingham theory test centre booking form makes it easier than ever.
To book a DSA theory test in Birmingham you'll need:
A valid UK or NI driving license number.
A valid debit or credit card for payment.
Book your driving theory test for:
Lorries, buses and coaches, including the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) part 1a and 1b (theory) and part 2 (case studies)
Drivers with disabilities should be given extra time to complete the driving test. Adaptations such as hand controls or voice recognition software could help drivers with disabilities pass the test.
DVSA Theory Test Centre in Birmingham FAQs
What is the waiting time for a theory test?
Waiting times vary between theory test centres. You should be prepared for this by booking an appointment online or calling your local test centre.
Pass Rates by Year
The pass rate for the Birmingham Theory Test Centre is very low compared to other centres. This means that people who study hard for this test are more likely to pass than those who do not.
How do I change or cancel my driving theory test by phone?
Theory tests can be rescheduled free of charge and cancelling to obtain a full refund. To reschedule or cancel (and receive a refund) please allow three clear working days.
You can book, change or cancel your practical driving test for private cars or motorcycles by phone. Lines are available from 09.00 am to 05.00 pm Monday to Friday. Calls cost local rates. You do not need an application form, but you should have your provisional driving licence and theory test certificate ready when calling.
What happens once I’ve booked my theory test at the Birmingham DVSA test theory centre online?
When you have completed the booking of your theory test, you will receive an email confirming the time and date of the test along with a reference code. You should print out this email and bring it with you to the centre.

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