Driving Theory Test Centres in Newport (Gwent)

Learning to drive in Newport? Chances are you’ll soon be taking a trip to the Newport theory test centre. It’s a good thing you’re here, then, because we’re about to go over all of the relevant details you need to know. 

Below you will find contact details, pass rates, directions and much more!


6th Floor, Clarence House Clarence Place Newport Newport NP19 7AA

Phone Number

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


Arriving at Newport Theory Test Centre

Nearest train station: Newport (8-minute walk)

Nearest bus stop: Clarence Place (<1-minute walk)

Nearest car park: Clarence House Garage (2-minute walk)

Pass Rates by Year

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21  2021-22
48.9% 48.1% 45.9% 45.5% 44.5%  53.4% 52.2% 

Guides and Tips

In order to ace the theory test you will have to do some studying. The test is made up of a multiple choice and hazard perception section and you must pass both to achieve an overall pass. There are a range of different ways you can approach theory test revision. We’ve put together some useful study aids in the list below to help you find what works for you.

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Nearby Theory Test Centres

Those willing to venture further than Newport have more options when it comes to theory test centres. Other test centres in the surrounding area include Cardiff and Merthyr Tydfil.

What Happens Next?

With the theory test crossed off your list, you can start thinking about the practical driving test. This one takes a bit more work and you’ll probably need the help of a qualified instructor to get you driving at test standard. 

As well as booking lessons, you should also book your practical test. Wait times for these appointments can range from weeks to months! That being said, you can skip the queue with a fast-tracked practical test. If you live in Newport your local practical test centre is Newport (Gwent).

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