Learners in the Cornwall area are positively spoilt for choice when it comes to test centres! If you’ve opted to head to Bodmin test centre for your practical, however, we’d urge you not to go in completely blind. It’s always best to get to know a bit more about your terrain before your big day. Fortunately, we’ve done all of the heavy lifting here. Simply have a gander at our guide below for more information!


Brookmount Court Units 32 - 36, Walker Lines Offices, Beatrice Road Bodmin Cornwall PL31 1RD

Tests Offered at Bodmin

  • Car
  • Motorcycle module 2


There is a car parking space at this centre


Male only toilets available

Disabled Access

Arrangements will be made at this test centre if you have a disability

Phone Number

0120 873462

Check the book your driving test service for availability.

How To Get There

Not entirely sure where Bodmin test centre is? If you’re taking lessons with a local ADI, they’ll take you to the test centre soon enough. If you’d rather not wait, however, make sure you follow these directions with a sat nav. The last thing you want is to get lost!

A Bit More About Bodmin

Want to know more about Bodmin than just its road types and features? We’re way ahead of you! Check out these resources we’ve compiled:

Bodmin Test Pass Rates

Worrying about failing the driving test? Well, it’s pretty common amongst learner drivers, so we wouldn’t worry about it too much. Don’t believe us? Have a gander at pass rates from Bodmin test centre below!

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
50.5% 50.7% 44.6% 39.3% 40.5%

What If I Can't Go To Bodmin? 

If you’ve taken a test previously at Bodmin test centre and decided it’s no longer the right fit, or you’re trying to get your hands on a very specific test date, you can check out these alternative options:

What To Expect On The Day

Not had the chance to look at what actually happens on a test day? It’s pretty simple. You show up to Bodmin test centre with your provisional, around 10 minutes before your test is due to start. Then, you’ll make your way through the following steps:

  • 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’ve spent weeks, months, or even years trying to wrap your head around driving fundamentals in hourly lessons, but still had no luck, why not try the PassMeFast approach? Our intensive and semi-intensive courses are designed to take you from beginner to pro in no time at all. The best part is that you get to decide the pace and intensity of your lessons, depending on your availability and preferences. We’ll even add on a fast-track practical test!

Want to get the ball rolling? Take a look at our crash course packages over on our course prices page. Then, give us a bell on 0333 123 4949, or book online!

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