Driving Theory Test Centres in Ullapool

7070Ullapool’s stunning coastline and rugged mountains draw visitors from far and wide to this gorgeous Scottish village. It’s also a hot destination for Highland-based learner drivers, as it’s home to one of the county’s 9 theory test centres.

If Ullapool theory test centre is on your list of considerations, then our guide could be just the thing to help you land on a final decision. We’re going to cover everything from directions and pass rates, to study guides and nearby test centres. Let’s go!


Morefield Motel North Road Ullapool Highland IV26 2TQ

Phone Number

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


Arriving at Ullapool Theory Test Centre

Nearest train station: Garve (43-minute drive)

Nearest bus stop: Vyner Place (2-minute walk)

Nearest car park: N/A

Pass Rates by Year

OK, so the pass rate at Ullapool theory test centre has been declining for the past few years. While that might not seem like a positive sign, it’s also not a reason to avoid taking your test here. Ullapool is a village, so this test centre is catering to a comparatively small number of learner drivers. As a result, the pass rates are easily skewed by the fortunes of individual learners. 

If you take your test here and heed our upcoming advice, you could contribute to a boost in the centre’s pass rate!

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22
62.5% 61.5% 53.1% 50.0% 46.9%  70.6% N/A 

Guides and Tips

If we could give one piece of advice to learner drivers, it would be to take the theory test seriously. Think of this as an important exam that requires a decent amount of revision to pass—because that’s exactly what it is! Avoiding studying for the test is only going to waste your own time and money in the future because you’re going to end up having to retake it. 

You want to get on the road as quickly as possible, right? In order to do that, you need to pass the theory test so that you can book your practical test. So, let’s talk revision. The test is based on 4 important topics:

  • The Highway Code
  • Traffic signs
  • Essential driving skills
  • Hazard perception

Get to grips with each of these and you’ll be in with a good chance of passing the first time. To really ensure you’re ready for the big day, take some mock tests beforehand. You can find these, along with plenty of other useful guides and nuggets of advice, in the list below!

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Nearby Theory Test Centres

Ullapool theory test centre is a great option for learners living in the western part of Highland. That being said, it certainly isn’t the only option! If you’d like to explore some more choices before settling on a final decision, consider test centres in nearby areas like Gairloch and Kyle of Lochalsh

What Happens Next?

Earning a driving licence involves passing two tests. You could say, then, that once you’ve passed the theory test, you’re halfway there, right? Well, not exactly. While passing the theory test is a great achievement, there is still a long way to go before you can call yourself a qualified driver. 

Completing the theory side of things means that it’s time to move on to the practical part of learning to drive. In other words, you need to hit the road! We suggest you do this with a qualified driving instructor, as they can teach you in a way that ticks all of the DVSA’s boxes. It’s also a good idea to get your practical test appointment in the diary before you’re test-ready, as wait times for these tend to be much longer than those for theory tests.

If we’re jumping ahead and you’re still struggling to get past the theory stage, don’t be disheartened. Plenty of learners have to take a few attempts at the theory test before they manage to pass it. All that matters is that you don’t give up and you commit to studying the relevant material. Book another test, do some revision and give it another go!

Whether you’re a complete beginner, or an experienced driver looking to refresh their skills before taking the driving test, PassMeFast has the formula that will get you over that finish line. Our combination of intensive courses and fast-tracked tests is the perfect recipe for driving success. Over the past few years, we’ve helped thousands of learners to become qualified drivers.

If you’d like to join their ranks, give us a call on 0333 123 4949 for more information, or hit the button below to get booked in. The road to driving doesn’t have to be long!

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