Theory test centres

There are six theory test centres in Northern Ireland.

For further information call the Driver & Vehicle Agency - Driving Theory Test Booking line from 8.00 am to 12.00 pm, Monday to Friday, except on bank holidays.

Theory test centre Directions

Ballymena 
Units 3 and 4
The Tower Centre
Wellington Street
Ballymena
BT43 6AH

Location on Google Maps

This test centre is next door to the main entrance to the Tower Centre and opposite The Fayre Grill Restaurant. Access to the centre is from Wellington Street. If coming from the bus or train station go via Galgorm Road for about 500 metres. Look right and you'll see McDonald’s. Turn right at the busy junction and walk past McDonald's. Cross over the pedestrian crossing. Walk straight on for another 75 metres to another pedestrian crossing (you will see The Merchant Fish and Chips shop on the right beside the crossing). You are now in a small pedestrianized area called Pats Brae, keep walking straight ahead on to Wellington Street and the test centre is about 150 metres on the left, just before the entrance to the Tower Centre.  Full Disabled Access is available into the centre.

Belfast
22 Great Victoria Street
BT2 7LX

Leaving the Europa Hotel cross the road and turn left towards the city centre. The centre is located on the right hand side, in the Chamber of Commerce Building at 22 Great Victoria Street on the 5th floor.

Londonderry
City Factory
19 Queen Street
BT48 7EQ

On leaving the Bus Station, exit onto Foyle Street and go right towards Guildhall Square. Continue past the Guildhall and Danske Bank into Waterloo Place. Turn right onto Strand Road. Continue on the left side of the Strand Road past the Bank of Ireland. Cross over at the first set of lights and take the next left into Patrick Street. Go to the end of Patrick Street and turn right into Queen Street. The office is second on the right with a blue door, and disabled access is available. This is about a 10 minute walk.

Newry
12 John Mitchel Place
BT34 2BP 

Go past Newry Cathedral on your left and continue to John Mitchell Place. The test centre entrance is a large wooden door opposite the main market gates.

Omagh
Anderson House
33 Market Street
BT78 1EE

The test centre is located on the second floor above the HSBC Bank and the fruit and veg shop at the bottom of Market Street at the crossroads.

Portadown

Lismore House, 23 Church Street, BT62 3LN

Church Street runs from St. Mark's Church in the centre of the town, towards the Armagh Road. The office is on the right hand side of the road going out of the town, directly opposite the Off Licence on the corner of Carleton Street.  Look for "Pearson Professional Centre" sign located on the front of this building.

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