Looking to learn to drive and take your practical test in the Swansea area? Unless you’re heading further afield, you’ll be taking your test at Swansea test centre. Before you get too distracted, you’ll want to swot up on everything there is to know about Swansea test centre—anything could help on your big day, after all. You’ll find everything you need in the guide below!


Burrows Rd, Off Langdon Rd Kings Dock, St Thomas Swansea Swansea SA1 8QY

Tests Offered at Swansea

  • Car
  • Motorcycle module 1
  • Motorcycle module 2
  • ADI part 2
  • ADI part 3



Male and female toilets are available

Disabled Access

Phone Number

0179 2469972

Check the book your driving test service for availability.

How To Get There

Can’t quite figure out where Swansea test centre is? You’ve probably driven past it a hundred times. If you’re not keen on waiting for your instructor to take you around the area, just use these directions with a sat nav and you’ll get there with little to no trouble!

A Bit More About Swansea

During your lessons, you’ll get to know a lot more about the roads around the Swansea area. If you’d like to know more general information about the local area, however, we’ve got you covered. Check out these handy resources:

Swansea Test Pass Rates

Want to know what your chances of passing the driving test are? We can’t predict the future, unfortunately. What we can do, however, is give you a rough idea by looking at the past! Below, we’ve compiled Swansea’s pass rates from the last five years, so you can see how other learners have fared:

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
51.7% 51.6% 48.9% 51.4% 52.5%

What If I Can't Go To Swansea? 

Whether you’re looking for a change in scenery, or simply trying to increase your chances of getting that perfect test date, your closest alternative test centre is:

What To Expect On The Day

So you’re finally ready to take the driving test. Congratulations! Before you head out on your big day, check that you have your provisional. Then, make sure you get to Swansea test centre 10 minutes before your appointment. Once you meet your examiner, your test will follow this straightforward 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

If time is of the essence and you want to get your driving licence in weeks, rather than months, PassMeFast is the answer! Our crash course packages can be taken at an intensive or semi-intensive pace, depending on your availability and preferences. We’ll match you up with one of our DVSA-approved instructors who will help you build up your confidence and skills in the Swansea area. We’ll even throw in a fast-track practical test so that you’re not waiting around too long!

Keen to get started? Head on over to our course prices page to get a better idea of what our courses are like. Then, give us a call on 0333 123 4949, or book online!

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