Winchester Driving Test Centre

Provided are contact details for Winchester Driving Test Centre, test route tips, test booking information and help passing the driving test in Mid Hampshire.


Practical Driving Test Centre Address
Christchurch Road
SO23 9SY

Test Centre Details:  Ramp access to Winchester Driving Test Centre for wheelchair users. Male and female toilets available. Car parking facilities available.
Test Centre Provides Tests For: Car, Approved driving instructor – part two


Expect a wide variety of road types during the driving test from Winchester Driving Test Centre. Other than driving in Winchester itself, rural country roads and villages may be taken also high speed ‘A’ roads such as the A34 dual carriageway.

The 30 to 40 minute test duration at Winchester will involve all traffic systems such as roundabouts of all types, crossroads and junctions. 10 minutes of this test time is designated to independent driving. Residential areas are often used for one of the four test manoeuvres that may be requested.

These areas can also be used for the emergency stop procedure that has around a 1-in-3 possibility. Knowing each and every test route isn’t essential, though gaining an understanding of the particularly difficult areas of the test routes often proves beneficial.

Examiners who conduct the tests develop the test routes for their test centres with the intention of taking the test candidate through as many varied road types and traffic systems as possible, within the time given.

This is to ensure test candidates can deal with all situations and often involves difficult areas. Driving test routes may be available to view or a downloadable app for your mobile device in your area, including Winchester Driving Test Centre.


You may find that booking your test so that it runs over the quieter periods of the day in your area may prove beneficial. When you book your driving test, the automated system will request details from your provisional driving licence and your theory test pass certificate. After this, you’ll then be able to select from the available times and dates provided.

Winchester Driving Test Centre
Winchester Driving Test Centre

Book a driving test by phone
Driving tests can be booked by telephone where an automated service will take you through the process. The book a driving test section details the process and telephone numbers needed to book a test at Winchester Driving Test Centre. If you require a person to speak to, a Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) assistant can be reached by following the prompts.

Book your driving test online

The majority of test candidates book their driving test over the internet as the available free test slots are made visible to be taken. To make a test booking at Winchester Driving Test Centre, see the book a driving test section.

Rescheduling or cancelling the driving test
Driving Tests can be rescheduled or cancelled. Changing your driving test date can be done providing three working days’ notice is given. To cancel your test and receive a full refund from DVSA bookings, three working days’ notice must also be provided. Saturdays are also classed as a working day.


Pass rates from each driving test centre vary, often due to location. As a UK resident, you can book and take your driving test at any practical test centre within the UK, allowing you to choose the location you feel more confident with. The driving test pass rates section may show driving test pass rate statistics for your practical test centre.


For driving test booking and test amendments such as rescheduling or cancelling, please only contact the DVSA as above. Test centre staff may be contacted directly if you have a question that directly relates to your test – examples may include an issue with your test vehicle (see cars for the driving test), or if a test is still going ahead due to bad weather (see driving tests in bad weather for further information). Your test centre contact telephone details (including Winchester Driving Test Centre) may be located driving test centre contact numbers section.


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 3 reviews
 by SJ

If you are used to London roads then this is a very hard place to pass. Take some lessons in Winchester

 by B Candidate

Makes the candidate uncomfortable. No wonder this test centre has poor pass rate

 by A candidate

My examiner made me very uncomfortable before my test by bullying an ageing instructor just for using the loo because he didn’t ask permission !
This was very unprofessional behaviour from the examiner who would appear to have missed his vocation as a lavatory attendant
He continued to make me a young female feel very uncomfortable during my test with his school head master attitude.