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Chelmsford Theory Test Centre


Suite 4
Second Floor
Saxon House
27 Duke Street

Chelmsford Theory Test Centre

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You should park your car at the nearest parking facility (Parkway) as it is the cheapest option. However, it is 0.2 miles away from the test centre, but takes 4 minutes to walk there.


Chelmsford bus station is located on Duke Street and is about 1 mile away from the test centre.


The nearest station is Chelmsford, approximately 0.4miles away, taking 9minutes to walk to the test center, The train station address is: Chelmsford Train Station Duke Street Chelmsford Essex CM1 1HT.

Book a test online

You need your: UK driving license number. email address. Credit/debit card.

When you do not need a theory test

You don't need to take a theory exam before booking a driving test to upgrade your license. An automatic car license to a manual car license. From category A1 (small motorcycles) to category A2(medium motorcycles), if you've held the license for at least two years. From category C1 (medium cars) to category C (Large vehicles), unless you passed a car driving test.

A minibus must tow a trailer. You do NOT need to take a theory exam before booking a minibus.

Arriving at Chelmsford Theory Test Centre

You're heading to your theory test by train. The best way to get there is by walking. Avoid the hustle and bustles of the town centre by taking the Victoria Road instead.

The first option is the most convenient way to get to the test centre. The second option is slightly less convenient than the first option. The third option is the least convenient way to get to test centre.

Chelmsford's transport system is easy to use. Just type CM2 0ND in your sat nav and you'll get directions straight to the test centre. You can also use Google Maps to find the location.

There is a test centre near the A1060. Once you get there, you should follow New London Road until you see the sign for the test centre. Then, turn left onto New London Road. Follow this road until you reach the Parkway car park. This is the cheapest place to park if you want to go back to your vehicle.

You should try to get a space at CM2 0DG. It's cheaper than other car parks nearby, and it's closer to the test centre.

Pass Rates by Year

Chelmsford Theory Test Centre is an excellent place to take your theory test. Their pass rate is high, and they offer a wide range of courses. However, it must be noted that they are not always as successful as other centres. You need to prepare yourself by studying hard before taking the test.

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 score 44 out of 75 points to pass the hazard perception section of the 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 be prepared for a long wait before you take your theory test.

Can I change my theory test centre?

Yes, you can change your theory test online.


Chelmsford railway station is about 8 minutes' walk away from the theory test centre. There is a parking lot nearby.


Booking a theory test can be done online or over the phone. You'll need your driving license number when booking. Pearson conducts the tests. Phone numbers and email addresses are listed on the website.

 You can also book a driving theory test online.

Booking a theory test online is very easy. You simply go to the website and select the date and time you want to take your theory test.


You may reschedule your theory test if you give 3 clear working days notice. Cancelling within 3 working days means you get a full refund.


When you complete the booking process of your test, the DVSA sends an email confirming the date and time of your test along with your reference number. You should print this email and bring it with you to Chelmer Theory Test Centre.


Leave plenty of time to arrive at the test centre as late arrivals may be unable to sit the theory test and will lose the  fee. Take with you your provisional driving licence. If your licence has been lost, contact the Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) to order a replacement. See the learning to Drive section for more information on obtaining a new driver's license.


Chelmsford theory test centre is located in Chelmsford. There are ample parking facilities available. Staff were very friendly and helpful. There are adequate facilities for test candidates to use.

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Booking A Theory Test At Chelmsford Theory Test Centre

To book your theory test you should go to or call 0300 123 5000. You can also book your theory test at any other DVSA approved theory test centre. There are many near by theory test centres, but if you want to make sure you get the best possible result then we recommend you book your theory test at the nearest DVSA approved theory test center.

The pass rate is 51.5%, but it is really important that we prepare for our theory test to give us the best chance of a passing score.

Knowledge and understanding

Theory tests are made up of two main sections, the multiple choice section and the hazard perception section. Both sections must be passed before a driver's licence will be issued. Tests are computer-based and cover topics such as the Highway Code, best practices when driving, and issues regarding the taxi industry.

Multiple choice

You know this information because you've studied it before. You're given the correct answer choices for each question.

Hazard perception

You must be careful when driving because you may encounter other cars or pedestrians who might cause an accident.


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