Situated on Station Road, right off the busy A40, Abergavenny test centre is centrally located and easily accessible for locals and visitors alike. If you’re joining hundreds of other learners in taking your test here, be sure to give yourself a leg up by familiarising yourself with not only the test centre itself, but the format of the practical. Keep reading to get all the vital information you need!


Station Road Abergavenny Monmouthshire NP7 5HT

Tests Offered at Abergavenny

  • Car
  • ADI part 3


A car park is available at the test centre


Male and female toilets are available

Disabled Access

Phone Number

0187 3852317

Check the book your driving test service for availability.

How To Get There

In order to help you prepare for your test route, your instructor will have you taking to the roads around Abergavenny test centre during your lessons. If you’re taking a peek around before this happens though, just use these directions and you’ll get there without a hitch!

A Bit More About Abergavenny

To ensure that learners are fully prepared to take to the roads unsupervised, examiners at Abergavenny will use all of the challenging local road types at their disposal. They’ll test your speed perception skills on roads like the A40, have you demonstrate a manoeuvre in a quiet area like Mardy and much more. Fortunately, you’ll be more than prepared for this due to your driving lessons!

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Abergavenny Test Pass Rates

If there’s one thing that learners want to get their hands on more than a full driving licence, it’s driving test pass rates. That’s why we always include a pass rates section on our essential test centre guides!

Did you know, for example, that the current national average for learners in the UK stands at 45.9%? This figure then fluctuates depending on which test centre you’re actually taking your practical at. Fortunately, if you’re heading to Abergavenny, you’re looking at pass rates that are well above the national average—as you can see below!

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
57.9% 57.4% 58.4% 57.3% 56.3%

What If I Can't Go To Abergavenny? 

If you’re still window shopping for your practical test centre, you’ll be pleased to know that you have plenty of options beyond Abergavenny. If you’re sticking close to the Monmouthshire area, your nearest alternatives are:

What To Expect On The Day

So, you’ve finally reached the end of your driving lessons. Go you! Before you start to relax too much though, we’ve got to remind you that you have one last hurdle to overcome: the driving test!

If nerves are becoming an issue for you, we’ve got you covered. Our relaxation tips and advice on how to avoid test day nerves will have you raring to go in no time!

On the day of your test, get to Abergavenny ten minutes before your appointment starts. After parking up, you’ll meet the examiner, show them your provisional and then sign a form. Your test will then consist of:

  • 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

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We’ll match you up with a local ADI who will have you building up your confidence and experience on the roads around Abergavenny test centre. We’ll even fast-track your practical test so that you’re not stuck dealing with long waiting times.

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