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Bolton Theory Test Centre


Ground Floor
17b Wide Bargate
PE21 6SR
PE21 6SR

Bolton Theory Test Centre

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There is a parking lot near the test center. It costs £2 per two hours. It is within two minutes' walk.


A bus ride takes about an hour.


The train station is about 15 minutes walk or 0.8 miles away from the test centre. The train station address: Trinity St, Bolton, Lancashire, BL2 1BE. The Test Centre is situated on the ground level of the Bolton Technology Exchange, Trinity St, Bolton, LANCASHIRE, BL2 1BE

Book a test online

You need your: UK driving license number. email address. Credit or Debit Card.

When you do not need a theory test

You must pass a theory test before booking a driving test to upgrade your license. An automatic vehicle license must be upgraded to a manual vehicle license if you've held this license for two years or more. A medium motorcycle license must be upgraded to large motorcycle license if you've held a small motorcycle license for two years or longer. A medium vehicle license must be upgraded if you've held a large vehicle license for two years or less.

A minibus can tow a trailer. You don't need to take a theory exam before booking a minibus.

Arriving at Bolton Theory Test Centre

Public transport is easy to use. There are many options available. To save energy, take the shortest route possible.

You can use your sat nav to plan your route to the test centre. Tap BL1 4AY into the sat nav and then head off. If you're driving from outside of town, take the M61 to the A66 and then turn onto Spa Road. Follow the signs to Queensbrook.

Parking unfortunately, Bolton theory test centre doesn't provide on-site parking, thankfully however, there are a few reasonable priced options nearby. New holder street car park (bl1 4sn) charges £2 for two hours and is a short four minute walk to the centre. alternatively you could also use st edmund street car park (bl 1 2jr) which is eight minutes away but fifty pence cheaper charging £1.5 for two hours.

Pass Rates by Year

You're doing great! Your pass rate is currently just above the national average. But if you want to improve your chances of passing, then you need to study hard. Don't worry about the centre itself - it doesn't affect how well you'll do.

What is the theory test pass mark?

The pass mark for the car test is 86% (43/50). To pass the test you must get at least 43 correct answers. You also need to get 44 points on the hazard perception test.

Can I take my theory test online?

No. You must take the Theory Test at a Registered DVSA Theory Test Centre. Find a DVSA Theory Test Centre

What is the waiting time for a theory test?

Waiting times vary between theory test centres. You should check this website before you go to your theory test centre.

Can I change my theory test centre?

Yes you can change your theory test online for free at gov uk.


Theory test centres are usually located near train stations. They may be close to a town or city centre. They require a short walk only. A train station is about 0.7 miles from the theory test centre. You can arrive by car. There are no on-site car parks nearby. You need to drive there.


The DVSA is responsible for all theory test bookings throughout the UK. You can book your theory test by phone or online. Your email address can be found within the bookings section. Pearson conducts the theory tests.

Book a theory test by telephone

Book a theory test online - The most popular method for booking an online theory test is via the web. Time and date availability are displayed whilst booking. To get booked in Bolton, see the website here.


You may change the time and date of your test up to 3 days before the test. If you want to cancel the test and get a full refund, you need to give at least 3 days' notice.


When you complete the booking process of your driving theory test, the DVLA will send you an email confirming the time and date of the test along with a reference code. You should print this out and bring it with you to Bolton Driving School.


Late arrivals may be refused entry and will lose the test fees. Test candidates must bring their provisional licences. Security checks are carried out to ensure that test candidates have valid licences.

You should contact the DVSA if you have any questions about your theory test. They can be contacted by phone on 0300 200 11 88 or by email at [email protected].

How To Get To Bolton Theory Test Centre

You should be prepared for any delays when driving to your appointment. We recommend arriving at least 15 minutes before your scheduled start time.

You can park your car at the nearby car park if you're driving with your family or friends. Or you can take a bus to Howell Croft North. There are bus stops around the theory test centre.

You need to bring your provisional license to your theory test appointment if you want to take the theory test. Otherwise, you won't be allowed to sit for the theory test.

Booking A Theory Test At Bolton Theory Test Centre

To book your theory test you need to go to the DVSA's website and book your theory test. You can also call the DVSA booking number if you want to book your theory test. There are other theory test centres near me. I should probably try them out too.

The pass rate is 51.25%. It is really important that you study hard for your theory test to get the best score possible.

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You will need: a valid British driving licence with an Irish address. A valid debit or credit card to pay for your theory test. An email address to receive a confirmation when you've booked your test.



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