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Birmingham Driving Theory Test Centre


Ground Floor
The McLaren Building
38 Dale End
B4 7NJ
B4 7NJ

Birmingham CAR Theory Test Centre

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Birmingham Theory Test Centre Address

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

Birmingham Theory Test Centre Directions

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. Mondays are cheapest, followed by Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays. There is an extra fee of £8.50 for weekend tickets.

Cash and card (including contact less) 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

There is a car park near my house. I can use it to park my car when I go out. I can also pay for parking there by calling or sending an SMS message.

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.

Station addresses

Old Test Centre was located in Colmore Row, Birmingham.


Tram services are currently suspended across the city. Live updates are available here. Travel information is also provided.

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.


You need to pay more than £10 to park your car near the test centre. There is cheaper parking nearby.


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.

A link to the website with information about bus services.


The nearest train station to the testing center is Snow Hill. The test center is located near the Unison building.

Special needs

Disabled people should be given equal rights as everyone else. We need to make sure that disabled people can get an appointment at the DVATM without having to wait too long.

You must inform the operator that you are calling about an appointment for a driving test for someone who has a disability. You must also specify what kind of disability the person has.

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.

When you do not need a theory test

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.

A minibus or bus is a vehicle designed to carry up to 12 passengers. Any license to tow a trailer is allowed. You don't need to take a theory exam before booking a minibus or bus.

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.

Arriving at Birmingham Theory Test Centre

By public transport, if you're planning to travel You by train to Birmingham theory test centre, Last, you'll need to take a train from either Birmingham You Moor Street or Birmingham Snow Hill. Both stations are a short distance Parking away from the test centre.

There are two different bus stops nearby, but both are close enough to walk to.

but certainly not least... You could trample it! Yes, the light rail option can bring you to a place that's only four minutes away from your final destination. Keep an eye out for the bull street stop, as this is the place where you'll need to get off. By car Those who don’t want to “slum it” on public transport could always get a ride to the test centre. Get your taxi driver or friend / family member to enter B4 7NJ into the sat nav and follow the directions. Dales End street (where the center is located) is just down the road from the James Watt Queensway (M6).

should leave yourself plenty of time to drive to the test centre. Traffic is likely to cause some delay.

True to form, this test centre doesn't provide any parking spaces. There are several options nearby, but none are very convenient. You'll need to pay £7.80 for two hours of parking. Gulping, you decide to go for the more expensive option - the Birmingham Londonderry House car park. If you are feeling flush you might want to consider the High Street car park, as it costs only £2.60 for two hours.

change or cancel by phone

You can book, change or cancel your practical driving test for private cars or motorcycles by phone. Lines are available from 09.00am to 05.00pm 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.


The DVSA (Driving & Vehicle Standards Agency) are the people who run the theory tests. You can book them online by using your provisional license number.

Book a driving theory test by telephone

Book a theory test online For Online Theory Test Bookings At Birmingham Theory Test Centre. See the.


Theory tests can be rescheduling free of charge and cancelling to obtain a full refund.To reschedule or cancel(and receive a refund)please allow three clear working days.


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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