Driving Theory Test Centres in Penzance

If you live around the southern tip of Cornwall, there’s a strong chance that the Penzance theory test centre is going to be your most convenient location for sitting the theory test. It sits right in the middle of town, just a short stroll from the beachfront and the central train station.

So, come along as we cover the ins and outs of this test centre. You’ll learn important details like transport options, revision guides, pass rates and more!


The Old Dairy Corner Of Bread Street And Belgravia Street Penzance Cornwall TR18 2EQ

Phone Number

0333 200 1122 Please note: no direct phone number is available for this theory test centre.


Arriving at Penzance Theory Test Centre

Nearest train station: Penzance (5-minute walk)

Nearest bus stop: Market Jew Street (3-minute walk)

Nearest car park: Greenmarket Garage (4-minute walk)

Pass Rates by Year

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22
51.4% 50.6% 48.6% 47.9% 49.1%  59.5% 62.1% 

Guides and Tips

Repeat after us: I must revise for the theory test! Seriously, though, this test is no joke. Getting a pass on the theory test involves passing both sections: the multiple choice questions and the hazard perception test. You’re going to need to put in a good few hours of studying in order to really understand the material.

Get started with your revision plan by checking out the following resources:

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Nearby Theory Test Centres

Not tied to Penzance theory test centre and happy to have a snoop around the surrounding area for other options? Fair enough! Next up on your list should be Truro or Launceston. 

What Happens Next?

With that theory test certificate firmly in the bag, you’re one step closer to earning your driving licence! The final hurdle is passing the all-important practical test. Getting prepared for this one takes quite a bit of time, as there are lots of different skills to master and it can be quite tricky to get the hang of things. 

The best route, as far as we’re concerned, is to take an intensive or semi-intensive driving course. Luckily, that’s exactly what PassMeFast specialises in! We have a range of courses designed to turn learner drivers of all experience levels into confident, safe drivers. Book online or give the team a ring on 0333 123 4949 to discuss your options.

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