Theory Test Centre - Edinburgh
2nd Floor, Cairncross House,
25 Union Street,
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If you are looking to book online driving theory test at Edinburgh Theory Test Centre, then below are all details you required.
Address of Edinburgh Theory Test Centre
UK Driving theory tests in Edinburgh are conducted at Union Street in Caircross House. The complete address is:
2nd Floor, Cairncross House, 25 Union Street,
You can contact Edinburgh test centre by calling Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) customer support at 03002001122 or emailing at firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone lines are open from Monday to Friday between 8am to 4pm.
How to reach Edinburgh Theory Test Centre
If you going by car, then there is no parking space at Cairncross House but nearest parking is available at OMNI which is just 8mins walking distance from the theory test centre. There are 1000 parking spaces available. It’s an underground car park. It will cost £2.50 for 1 hour and £6.00 for 2 hours. It also got disabled parking spaces. Quoted as of 01/01/2018 with Parkopedia (https://en.parkopedia.co.uk/). These prices are the drive-up rates only. Pre-book prices may vary. It’s a Pay on Foot car park and you can pay on site by cash or card. Full address of this parking is:
If you didn’t find any parking space above then another parking option is available at Edinburgh Waverley Station which is just 18mins walking distance from DVSA theory test centre. It’s a multi storey car park. There are 540 parking spaces available. First 40mins are free at this car park. Then it charges £7.50 for 3 hours. It also got disabled parking spaces. Quoted as of 01/01/2018 with Parkopedia (https://en.parkopedia.co.uk/). It's a Pay on Foor car park and you can pay on site card. Full address of this parking is:
Edinburgh Waverley Station (Long Stay)
If you travelling by train, then Edinburgh Princess Street rail station is only 0.6 miles (13mins by walk) away from Edinburgh theory test centre. Full address of Edinburgh Rail Station is:
Tickets and travel information of Edinburgh Rail Station
National Rail Enquiries: 03457 48 49 50
Textphone: 0345 60 50 600
Welsh language line: 0345 60 40 500
General station enquiries: 03457 11 41 41
Below are the directions from google maps (https://www.google.co.uk/maps) to reach to Edinburgh theory test centre from Edinburgh central rail station:
- Walk east for about 135ft ↑
- Turn left towards Waverley Steps for 131ft ↰
- Turn left towards Waverley Steps and take the stairs for 154ft ↰
- Continue onto Waverley Steps for 449ft ↑
- Continue onto Waterloo Pl/A1 for 112ft ↑
- Turn left onto Leith St/A900 and Continue to follow A900, Go through 1 roundabout for 0.3 miles ↰
- Turn left onto Union St for 0.3 miles ↰
- Continue onto E Broughton Pl for 148ft ↑
- Destination will be on the right →
Facilities Available at Edinburgh Theory Test Centre
Theory test is conducted by Pearson and there is no information available regarding toilet facilities or disabled access at this theory test centre. If you required any of these we suggest to contact DVSA directly.
Welsh Online: No
Tests Available: Car, motorcycle, Lorries, Buses and Coaches
Statistics of Edinburgh Theory Test Centre
Data released by DVSA suggests that at Edinburgh test centre, total 14,113 males’ book online driving theory tests between April2016-March 2017. Out of which only 7,327 managed to pass their online UK driving theory test which is only 51.9% pass rate of theory test.
Females did better in same test centre as total 13,570 females book driving theory test for the same period at Edinburgh. Out of which 7,710 managed to pass their online UK driving theory test which makes pass rate of 56.8%.
Overall, combining both male and female, total 27,695 book online theory tests for same period. Out of which 15,047 manage to pass their UK driving theory test which is a pass rate of just 54.3%.
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You can book online driving theory test easily with Book Driving Theory (Visit Book Driving Theory Pricing Plans). We act as an intermediary between you and DVSA and we look after all your online driving theory test booking needs. We offer several plans which give you protection against failure, so in case you fail your UK driving theory test then we will rebook you absolutely free (terms apply)
In addition, with all plans, Book Driving Theory also provides several other free services like the change to theory test centre, date or time along with free test date reminders so you will never miss your test again.
About the UK Driving Theory Test
UK driving theory test is a computer screen based test which comprises of two parts: multiple choice questions and hazard perception. DVSA designed theory test to particularly test learner driver’s knowledge of rules of the road and best driving practice. You can find detail information at:
After You Book Your Theory Test
Once you completed your booking with us, we will email you your confirmation of date and time of your test along with a reference number. In case of any issues just contact us and we will do our best to sort things out for you as soon as possible.
Cancelling and Rescheduling The Theory Test
You can change date and time of your theory test though you must give us minimum of five working days’ notice. If you need to cancel your theory test, we will refund you in full as long as you us a minimum of 5 working days’ notice.
Attending Your Theory Test
Arrive atleast 15 minutes before at Edinburgh Theory test Centre as you may be refused to enter in case of late arrival and you will lose your test fee. Arriving without appropriate identity documents will also deemed to refuse entry and loss of test fee.
What to Take to Your Theory Test
You are required to take your UK photocard driving licence to your theory test. In case, you have a licence issued from Northern Ireland, then take both photocard and paper counterpart licence.
If you don’t take right documents, your test will be cancelled and you won’t get any money back/refund, so make sure you got all required documents with you.
Lost your Driving Licence
If you lost your driving licence, you need to apply for a replacement. It will take up to 15 days to arrive. Use the following link for same:
Also don’t forget to rearrange your theory test if you don’t get the new driving licence in time.
Got Paper Licence
If you got paper licence then you must take passport with your paper licence. If you don’t have a passport then either apply for a photocard licence or get a passport. Use the following link to exchange a paper licence to a photocard licence:
It’s not allowed to take any personal belongings into the test room. This includes:
- Mobile Phones
- Any kind of papers, notes
In test centre, you will be provided a locker where you need to store all these belongings before heading towards test room. Test centre staff may also check to ensure that you don’t have anything which can be used for cheating. You are allowed to take test, if you don’t permit them to check.
It’s illegal to cheat at the theory test. You can be sent to prison and banned from driving.
After Your Theory Test
Once you have given your theory test, you will be issued a pass/fail certificate. It will show you your core and how well you performed in each module. Don’t forget to collect it and also don’t lose this certificate. We are confident that you will pass with bright colours but in case it was a bad day we will rebook you for free as long as you fulfilled our simple terms and conditions (terms apply).
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