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Ground Floor
Pioneer Point
3-5 Winston Way
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Ilford Theory Test Centre 

Please double check the test centre location in your booking confirmation. You may need to contact us if you have questions about your test booking.


There are two parking options nearby. Both charge £2.60 per hour and £2.00 per hour respectively. Parking is free during office hours (8am - 5pm). Parking is also free after 5pm.


The station is situated on Ley street, approximately a 3 minute walking distance, being 0.2miles from the test centre.


The train station is about 0.4 miles from Cranbrook Road. A 7 minute walk takes you there. The test center is next to a Subway restaurant.

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You need your: UK driving license number. email address. Credit or debit card.

Before you start

You must have lived in England for at least 185 days during the previous year before taking your theory or driving test,  For car and motorcycle tests, you need to pass both parts of the test within the same time period. 

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When you do not need a theory test

You must pass a theory test before booking a driving test to upgrade your license. An automatic car license to a manual car license. From category A1 (small motorcycles) to category A2 if you've had the license for at least two years. From category C1 (medium vehicle) to category C if you passed a car driving test.

A minibus or bus can tow a trailer. You don't need to take a theory exam before booking a minibus or bus.

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What is the theory test pass mark?

The pass mark for the car test is 86% (43/50). You must get at least 43 correct answers to pass the multiple-choice section. You must also pass the hazard perception test (44/75) to pass the overall test.

Can I take my theory test online?

No. You must take the Theory Test at a Registered DVSA Theory Test Centre. Find a DVSA Theory Test Centre

What is the waiting time for a theory test?

Waiting times vary between theory test centres. You should be prepared to wait up to two hours before you get an appointment.

Can I change my theory test centre?

Yes. You can change your test for free at

Driving Theory Test Centres in Ilford

The Ilford theory test center can be found right in East London. Well served by numerous transport links, this test center is a great option for people traveling from all over the greater London area.

Arriving at Ilford Theory Test Centre

This theory test centre is located near the central train station. You can easily reach it by public transport. Walking time is about 7 minutes. Hoping to save some money? Take a bus instead. The nearest bus stop is less than 150 feet away from the test centre!

For additional information on Ilfords transport links, including timetables and ticket prices, head over to the Redbridge council website, or search for 'Ilford' on th Transport for London website by car We appreciate that plenty off people prefer to be driven t their theory test rather than take their chances on public transport, and that's definitely an option if you're heading to Ilford. Simply enter IG1 1NE into a sat nav and follow the instructions.

Greater London is a large urban area with many different districts. Avoid travelling during rush hours as traffic can be very heavy.

Parking is available nearby. There are many parking options near the test centre. The closest to the centre is Lynton House Car Park (IG1 1 NJ) which costs £2.60 per hour. If you're a bargain hunter, there's also Ilford Retail Park Car Park (IG1 2JG) which is only 6 minutes away and charges nothing for two hours of parking.

Pass Rates by Year

Ilford theory test centre has a low pass rate. This doesn't mean that people who took the test there did badly. It means that the test was poorly designed. The format and timing were the same regardless of where you took the test.


You may reschedule your theory test for another day and time, or you may cancel the test to get a full refund. Please give us at least 3 days notice before canceling.


After paying the theory test booking fee, the DVSA will email you confirmation of your booking. You should print out this email to show to the centre when you arrive.


You must show the staff your driving licence photocard, and if you have the old style, you must take along a valid passport. If your driving licence is expired, then you must get a new one.

You need to bring your license or driving permit when taking the theory test. If you lose your license, contact the DVLA. If you lose your driving permit, contact the DVLA for a replacement.


I found the test centre easy to find. There were plenty of parking spaces. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The test centre was clean and well maintained.


Cranbrook Road is a main road in Ilford. There is a railway station nearby called Ilford Railway Station. The phone number for this station is 0844 556 070 6. This train station is about 0.4 miles away from the Ilford Theory Test Center. To get there you need to take a 7-minute walk.


You can book theory tests online

You can book a theory test by phone, online or in person at any UK test centre. A member of staff is always available to help you.


You need to give at least 3 days' notice before taking an exam. Cancelling exams without giving enough notice may result in losing your money.


Ensure you provide the correct email address while making your booking as the DVS will send you an e mail once you have completed the Theory Test Booking. In case you can't find it, check your Junk Folder. The E Mail will confirm the test booking Time, Date, Address and provide you with a Reference Number. Although not essential to Take to the Theory Test Centre, it's advisable to Print this E Mail to Show to the Centre Staff if any Problems Arise.


Allow yourself plenty of time to get to Ilford Theory Testing Centre. All theory testing centres operate strict allocated test time for each candidate. Arrival late may see you unable take the test and you'll lose the booking fee. You need to bring your provisional driving licence photo card with you to Ilfords Theory Test Centre on the date of your test.

You need to take an ID card along when taking the theory test. If you lose your license, contact the DVLA.


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When booking your DSA theory test in Ilford Theory test centre you'll need:

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