Situated on Cross Street West, Halifax test centre is moderate in size and can be found next to Mount Pellon Post Office and Highgate Methodist Church. A go-to option for learner drivers located in and around Calderdale, Halifax oversees its fair share of driving tests each year. If you're looking to get your hands on that shiny new licence at Halifax, get to know the centre better. Read on for directionspass ratestest routes and much more. 


11 Cross Street West Pellon Halifax West Yorkshire HX2 0HA

Tests Offered at Halifax

  • Car
  • Motorcycle module 2
  • ADI part 3


Parking spaces are available at this centre


Male, female and disabled toilets are available

Disabled Access

You can get into the test centre in a wheelchair

Phone Number

0142 2363029

Check the book your driving test service for availability.

How To Get There

Around 10 minutes from the centre of Halifax, right near Albert Reservoir, Halifax test centre rests close to the A58 and A629—making it a great option for learners in Calderdale. Not had the chance to look around your chosen test centre yet? You can find directions to Halifax test centre here

A Bit More About Halifax

The Halifax area comes with its fair share of local challenges and routes, ensuring that any learner driver taking their practical at Halifax test centre will be put through their paces. Indeed, there are enough varied road conditions to give examiners more than enough opportunity to put the newfound driving skills of candidates to the test. Want more general informatio about Halifax? Check out the resources we’ve compiled:

Halifax Test Route

The DVSA stopped publishing test routes to prevent candidates from practicing them before their practical tests, so you won’t be able to find one for Halifax. Don’t worry—you can still see which roads might show up by looking at videos of Halifax test routes on YouTube or by downloading our sample Halifax driving test routes. Additionally, your instructor will introduce you to all the local challenges and road types that tend to crop up on the Halifax test route. As such, you'll be more than prepared for what comes your way on your big day. 

Halifax Test Pass Rates

Interested in driving test pass rates? The national average currently stands at 45.9%—increasing to 47.1% for learners in Yorkshire and the Humber. Not specific enough for you? We thought you might say that, which is why we’ve compiled pass rates for Halifax from the last five years...

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
43.0% 42.3% 37.6% 36.0% 40.8%

As you can see, the pass rates for Halifax have been below the national average for the past few years now. If these statistics have lowered your confidence or caused you a bit of worry, remember that it’s how you act on the day of your test that affects the outcome. As long as you’re well-prepared, you have every chance in the world of getting your licence.

What If I Can't Go To Halifax?

Halifax is just one of many West Yorkshire test centres that you can head to. If you’re unable to go to Halifax, you can go instead to Heaton or Huddersfield.

What To Expect On The Day

Once you’ve completed your course or lessons, you’ll be set to take your practical test. Relax—there’s nothing to worry about. In fact, all you've got to do is get to Halifax 10 minutes early and bring your provisional. 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

Afterwards, you’ll be told by the examiner whether you’ve passed or failed. No matter what the outcome is, you'll get a feedback sheet that will detail any faults you made. If you're successful in your endeavour, you'll get your test pass certificate. If you'd like the DVSA to send you your new licence, you will have to hand over your provisional. 

But What If I Fail?

If you failed your test, don’t worry about it! It’s natural to be disappointed, but don’t let yourself be discouraged. The most important thing you can do is learn from your mistakes by using the feedback given to you by your examiner. If you'd like to speed things up, PassMeFast can fast-track your test. To get things started right away, contact us via our website or call us on 0333 123 4949.

Improve Your Chances With PassMeFast

PassMeFast specialises in intensive—and semi-intensive—courses that take place over a matter of days or weeks, as opposed to months. One of the key problems with single lessons over intensive courses is that you’re constantly having to refresh your knowledge each time you get into the car. With a PassMeFast course, you’ll learn intensively and flexibly in a shorter amount of time—you don’t even need to wait long for your test with our fast-track practical tests

With PassMeFast, you can get on the road in absolutely no time at all. Don’t wait around—check out our course prices and give us a ring on 0333 123 4949, or book a course online to take one step closer to getting on the road.