Driving Theory Test Centres in Barnstaple

Hello Barnstaple learner drivers! If you’re looking to learn more about taking the theory test in this north Devon town, you’re in the right place! We’re about to cover everything you need to know about the Barnstaple theory test centre.

Read on to learn everything from recent pass rates to revision guides and directions!


Units 1, Riverside Court Castle Street Barnstaple Devon EX31 1DR

Phone Number

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


Arriving at Barnstaple Theory Test Centre

Nearest train station: Barnstaple (11-minute walk)

Nearest bus stop: Barclays Bank Stop C (5-minute walk)

Nearest car park: Cattle Market Garage (1-minute walk)

Pass Rates by Year

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22
50.6% 48.4% 50.9% 48.2% 48.8% 56.5% 54.8%

Guides and Tips

Getting ready to hunker down and revise for the theory test? Good—passing this test requires a certain amount of preparation. Remember, you have to earn a passing score on both the multiple choice section and hazard perception test in order to pass the entire thing. 

To ensure you know exactly what to expect and set yourself up for success, give some of the resources in the list below a go!

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Nearby Theory Test Centres

Of course, the Barnstaple theory test centre isn’t your only option in this area. Nearby test centres include Exeter and Torquay.

What Happens Next?

Managed to earn your theory test pass certificate? Congratulations! The hard work doesn’t end here though. In fact, your driving journey is just getting started. It’s time to start preparing for the practical test.

Find an experienced, local instructor to provide you with lessons and book yourself a practical test appointment at your local test centre. If you live in Barnstaple there’s one right in town! 

You might not be that pleased when you see the lengthy wait times for practical tests. To speed up the process, PassMeFast can always secure you a fast-tracked test. We understand that learners want to earn a licence as soon as possible, so let us give you an extra push in the right direction! Look through our courses online or call 0333 123 4949 to see how we could speed up your driving journey.

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