If you’re situated around the Launceston area, then Launceston test centre is the obvious place to take your driving test. Though it might look pretty unassuming at first glance, you really shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. Plenty of learners have ended up failing here, so you need as much of an edge as possible. The best way to do this? Get to know everything about Launceston test centre. There’s no such thing as knowing too much here! To help you, we’ve put together a comprehensive guide below!


Suite 4 Sheers Barton Barns Lawhitton Launceston Cornwall PL15 9NJ

Tests Offered at Launceston

  • Car
  • Motorcycle module 2
  • ADI part 3


There are parking spaces at this centre


Customer toilet facilities are not available. The nearest public toilets are located at Westgate Street & Tower Street car parks.

Disabled Access

Phone Number

01566 774933

Check the book your driving test service for availability.

How To Get There

Not had the chance to head to Launceston test centre with your driving instructor yet? Or are you getting ahead of the curve and checking it out with a family member or friend? Whatever the reason is, you’ll want to make sure you end up in the right place. So, follow these directions with a sat nav.

A Bit More About Launceston

During your lessons, you’ll focus on familiarising yourself with the road types and features around the Launceston area. Outside of your lessons, however, you might want to take the time to get to know more about the area in general. If this is something you’re interested in, check out these resources:

Launceston Test Pass Rates

To help you get a rough idea of what your chances could potentially be at Launceston test centre, we’ve put together its pass rates from the last five years in the table below. Enjoy!

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
53.5% 53.3% 53.7% 50.2% 48.4%

What If I Can't Go To Launceston? 

Whether you’re looking for a change in scenery or trying to increase your chances of getting a very specific test date, you’ve got plenty of other test centre options to choose from. The closest ones to Launceston are:

What To Expect On The Day

Once your big day finally arrives, you’ll want to triple check that you’ve got your provisional with you. Make sure you’re punctual as well—the DVSA asks that you arrive 10 minutes before your appointment starts. After meeting the examiner, your driving test will then follow this structure:

  • 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

Desperate to get out onto the roads around Launceston? PassMeFast can help! Our intensive and semi-intensive courses can help you build up your confidence and experience in an effective and efficient manner. Plus, they’re designed to be completely flexible—you’ll work with your instructor to fit lessons around your schedule, at a pace that suits you. We’ll even find you a test date that matches your preferences!

Want to get the ball rolling? Head on over to our course prices page and have a gander at our tailored, crash course packages. Then, once you’re ready to proceed, give us a call on 0333 123 4949, or book online!

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