Newcastle upon Tyne Theory Test Centre

Newcastle upon Tyne Theory Test Centre Address

Suite B
Fourth Floor
Tyne House
The Side
Newcastle upon Tyne
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Newcastle Theory Test Centre

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Newcastle Theory Test Centre Address

Newcastle Theory Test Centre for cars, motorcycles and HGVs/LGVs is located at: "


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What is the waiting time for a theory test?

Waiting times vary between theory test centres. You may need to wait up to three months before you get an appointment.


You need to travel to the test centre by bus or train. There is a nearby parking facility at Heywood's Court, but it costs £1.40 an hour. It takes about three minutes to walk there.


The nearest stop is on Mosley's street within a minute's walk of the test centre"


The Central Station is approximately 0,3 miles away from the Test Centre, taking 6 minutes to get there by walking. The train station address: Neville Street, Newcastle NE1 5DL.

Arriving at Newcastle upon Tyne Theory Test Centre

Public transport is great if you want to travel around without driving. You can go anywhere by bus, train or metro. There are many stops near the theory test centre. If you arrive at Newcastle train station, you can walk 4 minutes to the test centre. If you come by bus, you can get off at either Grey Street bus stop or High Level Bridge North end bus stop. From both places, it will take you 2 minutes to get to the test centre. For those using the metro, you can get off the train at the Central Station stop and then walk 4 minutes to the centre.

For more information on the transport link serving this area, head over to the Nexus website. If someone is giving you an easy ride to the test centre, stick NE1 1JW in your satnav and follow the directions. You'll find that there's a test centre right in the city centre.

You should leave enough time to arrive at the test center. There are many parking options near the center, but if you drive, be prepared to park far away.

There are only 8 spaces available at Heywood's Court Car Park. You may need to arrive very early in the morning if you want to get one of those spots.

Your best bet, then, should be to go to the Dean Street carpark. There are 257 spaces available, and you'll be charged 3 pounds 20p for two hours of parking. Oh and it's only five minutes away from the test centre! Pass rates by year have been dipping slightly over the past few years, but are still well above the national average. Learners don't really need to stress too much about pass rates either as the test will be the same whatever place you take it. So focus more on getting yourself ready to pass!

Guides and Tips

Road signs, developing hazards, and the Highway Code are very important parts of driving. You need to be prepared for them when you drive.

Want some extra help? We’ve listed some really useful revision resources below. Official DVSA Theory Test app for iOS Safe Driving for life Theory Test Rundown: what to expect on the day.


A budget hotel offers a simple option for a short stay, but you may be disappointed with the quality. It's easy to reach, but the rooms aren't very comfortable.

A 2-minute walk around a corner from the test centre you'll find this stylish but affordable hotel. Rooms are brightly, airily and include a large bed Review TV and your own wet room with heated floors. There's also an On-Site restaurant, should you get hungry during your stay. This fabulous boutique hotel houses independently styled rooms, a Marco Pierre White restaurant and stunning views over the city. There's also a craft ale brewed specially for the hotel. Inspired by Grainger Town’s culture, this place is certainly worth a visit if you want a splurge.

Places to Celebrate

Newcastle is a great place for a quick drink or a leisurely dinner. You can go to this bar if you want to try some creative beverages or eat some tasty snacks. This place is named after the guy who invented Newcastle Brown Ale.

Beluga is located right next to the test centre, so it's definitely worth visiting after taking the exam. The friendly staff and trendy décor make it perfect for a post-exam drink or three course meal. If the sun is shining, why not take advantage of their beautiful outdoor seating?

The Victoria Comet is a real pub with real ales, pub grubs and relaxed surroundings. This place is very popular among locals and tourists alike.

Book a test online

You need your: UK driving license number. email address. Credit or Debit Card.

Before you start

You must have lived there for at least 185 days in the past year.

You may be asked to describe your problem. Say what you think the problem is.

When you do not need a theory test

You don't need to take a theory exam 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(medium motorcycles) if you've had the license for at least 2 years. From category C1 (medium vehicle) to category C (Large Vehicles) unless you got yourC1 entitlement from passing a Car Driving Test.

From minibus to bus. Any license to tow a trailer. You do NOT need to take a theory exam before booking a car.

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 theory test pass mark?

To pass the theory test you must get at least 43/50 correct answers. To pass the hazard perception test you must get at lease 44/75 correct answers.


There are two ways to take the theory test: 1) Book online 2) Call the DVSA directly. Both options are explained here.

Telephone theory tests are booked via an automated service. A DVSA member of staff is available if you need help. You can book a theory test online - but there may be a long wait.


If you fail your theory test, you must reschedule within 3 weeks. Saturdays are included as working days.


All theory tests have pre-allocated times. Late arrivals may not be able t attend the test. You should bring your provisional driving license, passport and photocard driving license. If you do not have an old style driving licence, you need to take a valid passport as well.

You must be 18 years old to take this driving test. Your license should be valid for at least 12 months before taking the test. Contact the DVLA if you've lost your license or need a replacement.


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When booking your DSA theory test in Newcastle upon Tyne you'll need:

  • A valid debit/credit card for payment.
  • A valid UK/NI driving license number.

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