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Book a theory test

Online bookings for the theory test allows you to select your chosen theory test centre, date and time. On completion of booking your theory test at Southampton, the DSA will e-mail you confirmation of the test centre address, date and time of your appointment. If you have not received a confirmation e-mail from the DSA, initially check your e-mail junk folder. If you are still unable to find a confirmation e-mail, call the DSA on the theory test bookings number to speak to a DSA operator.

Take a long a printed version of the confirmation e-mail to Southampton Theory Test Centre incase of any complications.


Southampton Theory Test Centre

Southampton Theory Test Centre address

Capital house
(6th floor) 
Houndwell Place 
SO14 1HU


Book a theory test at Southampton Theory Test Centre

Booking your theory at Southampton Theory Test Centre is easily done thought the Driving Standards Agency (DSA). 2 options are available;

  • Booking your theory test by telephone
  • Booking your theory test online

Booking the theory test by telephone
Southampton Theory Test Centre bookings can be made by calling 0300 200 1122. If you are experiencing issues with your theory test, a DSA member of staff can be contacted by following the options provided.

Booking the theory test online
Online booking details for Southampton Theory Test Centre can be found by visiting the learning to drive section. This covers all DSA contact details and booking information for the theory test.

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Theory test cancellations, rescheduling and general enquiries
The above contact methods can be used for reaching a member of the DSA staff for general enquiries regarding the theory test at Southampton. If you wish to cancel or reschedule the theory test, 3 complete working days notice must be provided if a refund is to be issued or to allow the DSA to reschedule your theory test appointment.

Theory test in Southampton

Your provisional driving licence and the paper counterpart must be taken with you to Southampton Theory Test Centre on the day of your test.

If you retain the old style licence, a valid UK passport must be taken with your driving licence to provide adequate forms of identification.

Failure to provide such items will prevent you from sitting the theory test and also lose the theory test fee.

Late arrivals to Southampton Theory Test Centre who miss the allotted time slot will be unable to sit the theory test and will also lose the booking test fee.