If you hail from Fraserburgh, you don’t have to search far and wide for a test centre to take your practical at. You’ve got your very own local test centre, meaning you can get your pink licence close to home!

To make your learning journey easier, we’ve put together a handy guide just for you! Keep reading to get directions, pass rates and plenty of other helpful information!


Office No.7, Business Park South Harbour Road Fraserburgh Aberdeenshire AB43 9TN

Tests Offered at Fraserburgh

  • Car


There is no car park at this centre


Male, female and disabled toilets are available

Disabled Access

You can get into the test centre in a wheelchair

Check the book your driving test service for availability.

How To Get There

Want to catch a glimpse of Fraserburgh test centre before you start your lessons with a local ADI? Once you’ve sorted out a supervisor and a car with the right insurance cover, input these directions into a sat nav and you’ll be led directly to your chosen test centre!

A Bit More About Fraserburgh

To ensure you’re fully prepared to take to the roads unsupervised, the driving examiner will use as many challenging road types and traffic conditions as they can during your driving test. You’ll start off right in the centre of Fraserburgh itself, which can get very busy, especially with the close proximity of Fraserburgh Hospital. There also happens to be a range of local schools nearby, like Westfield School, so pay close attention to any changes to the speed limit and your speedometer.

You won’t be restricted to the Fraserburgh area alone in your test—the examiner will nudge you towards one of the local A roads, like the A90 and A98 to test your ability to drive safely and confidently on rural roads. As for your driving test manoeuvre, it’s likely that the examiner will pick out one of the local car parks so that you can demonstrate it without too much interference.

To round out your knowledge of Fraserburgh’s roads with some more general information, check out these resources:

Fraserburgh Test Pass Rates

Before we share with you some interesting driving test pass rates, we’d like to emphasise that they should be taken with a pinch of salt. These statistics are not a clear indicator of how well you’ll do on your test. Your result will come down to your personal efforts on the day of your test.

Now that’s out of the way, let’s get started! On a general scale, learners have a 45.9% chance of passing their test. This rate will then fluctuate, depending on your age, the area you’re in and the transmission you’re driving in. Another factor that can impact your chances is your chosen test centre. See the table below for Fraserburgh’s pass rates from the last five years...

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
55.9% 58.7% 63.6% 60.3% 66.1%

What If I Can't Go To Fraserburgh? 

Decided that Fraserburgh is no longer a viable option for you? Not to worry! There are plenty of other test centres in Aberdeenshire. If you’re sticking close to Fraserburgh, your nearest options are:

What To Expect On The Day

Once you’ve completed your driving lessons or course, you should be more than ready to tackle the driving test. Don’t worry too much if you don’t feel ready—more often than not, it’s just nerves getting the better of you. As long as you’ve had between forty and fifty hours of tuition with a local ADI, you’ll be more than prepared for whatever might come your way on the test.

Still feeling shaky? You should have a gander at our guide to avoiding test day nerves!

Unless you want to have your test cancelled, bring your provisional with you on your test. The examiner will need to look at it to check your identity. You’ll also need to get to Fraserburgh ten minutes early so that you’ve got enough time to park up and meet the examiner. Your driving test will then proceed with:

  • An eyesight test, where you’ll need to read a number plate from a distance of 20 metres
  • Two “show me, tell me” questions covering vehicle safety and maintenance
  • Twenty minutes of general driving, where you’ll be guided by the examiner, and will also need to perform one of the following manoeuvres:
  • Twenty minutes of independent driving, during which you’ll either follow sat nav directions or sign posts to reach a set destination

Improve Your Chances With PassMeFast

If you hate the idea of spending months, or years, learning to drive, you might be better suited to an intensive or semi-intensive driving course. Instead of spending your lessons refreshing what you’ve already covered, you’ll develop your muscle memory and experience at a much faster pace.

Don’t worry though—the speed of our courses doesn’t impact the quality of your learning! We only work with DVSA-approved instructors, so you can rest assured that you’re getting the best tuition possible. Depending on your availability, you’ll spend between two and five hours behind the wheel. This extended lesson length will help you truly master the skills needed to pass the driving test. We’ll even fast-track your test at Fraserburgh so that you’re not waiting around!

To get a better look at what PassMeFast has to offer, simply head on over to our course prices page. If you give us a call on 0333 123 4949, one of our friendly sales team will be more than happy to walk you through your options and book you in. Alternatively, if you know exactly what you want, you can book online!

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