Southampton Theory Test Centre
Detailed below provide the Southampton Pearson Professional Theory Test Centre contact address details, services offered and advice for booking and taking your theory test.
Driving Theory Test Centre Address
Part 4th Floor, 1-8 Ogle Road
Translator Booth: No
Welsh Online: No
Tests Available: Car, motorcycle, lorries, buses and coaches
FINDING Southampton THEORY TEST CENTRE
Train stations and bus stations are often a short walk from most theory test centres.
Southampton bus stop
There is a bus that stops a 1 minute from the theory test centre, at Above Bar Street by City Red (01202 338 420) and the THREE Buses.
Station telephone number: 01202 338 420. From the bus stop, Southampton Theory Test Centre is 0.1 miles, or a 1 minute walk.
Arriving by car: A car park is located on Portland Terrace, just a few minutes walk to the theory test centre.
BOOK A THEORY TEST AT Southampton THEORY TEST CENTRE
All you will need to make a theory test booking is your provisional driving licence, all you’ll need a few details from this. You can book the theory test via one of the two methods detailed below. The Driving and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) are responsible for managing all theory test bookings and Pearson Professional conduct the theory tests. Whilst making a booking, be sure to mention if you have any reading or hearing difficulties as help is available during the test.
Book a theory test by telephone
Booking a theory test can be made via the automated telephone line. You do not need to speak to anyone although there is an option to speak to a DVSA member of staff should you have any concerns or questions. Theory test bookings can be made in Southampton by visiting the book a driving theory test section.
Book a theory test online
Booking a theory test via the internet is often the most popular due to the system displaying theory test time and date availability, allowing you to select a free slot. To book your theory test in Southampton, see the book a driving theory test section for all DVSA theory test booking information.
RESCHEDULING OR CANCELLING THE THEORY TEST
You are entitled to reschedule the theory test for an alternative date and time, or cancel the test to receive a full refund. Please allow for a minimum of three working days notice (including Saturdays) for either of these to be possible.
AFTER YOU HAVE BOOKED YOUR TEST
After you have completed your theory test booking, you’ll receive an e-mail from the DVSA. Check your junk mail in case you didn’t receive it. This e-mail will confirm the theory test date appointment and provide you with a reference number. Although not essential to take to the theory test centre, it’s advisable to print this e-mail to show to the centre staff if any problems arise.
ATTENDING THE THEORY TEST
Theory test centres take security seriously and your provisional driving licence photocard must be shown to the staff before you’ll be able to take the test. If you hold the older style paper licence, a valid passport must be provided along with your paper licence at Southampton Theory Test Centre. If you do not hold a passport, you will need to apply for a new driving licence which has the plastic card. Failure to provide these forms of identification will result in you being unable to take the theory test and also lose your test booking fee. If you have misplaced your licence, contact the DVLA who will send you a replacement. See the learning to drive section for information on obtaining a new licence. Arrive at Southampton Theory Test Centre in good time as theory test centres have strict test slot times. Late arrivals that miss their allotted time slot will forfeit the theory test and lost the test booking fee.
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