Vehicle test centres

Information on your nearest vehicle test centre, information on the type of tests conducted there, contact details, maps and holiday times

Some test centres will be open for MOT tests on Sundays in August 2019.  Refer to the online booking system for dates and times. If you have an appointment on a Sunday, note that there will be no counter services or telephone service available so it's important to arrive on time.

Opening hours

Normal opening hours at test centre offices for booking tests or making enquiries are Monday to Friday from 8.45 am to 12.30 pm and 1.15 pm to 4.00 pm.

Normal operating hours at test centres for appointed vehicle (MOT) tests are Monday to Saturday from 8.00 am to 8.30 pm.

These times may be subject to change with public, bank holidays and training. 

Click on each of the locations below for a map to the test centre. Google maps may not be exact so if you need specific directions, contact the centre before your appointment.

County Antrim test centres

There are six test centres in County Antrim at the following locations:

Test centre Vehicle tests carried out at this centre Practical driving tests carried out at this centre
Ballymena
Pennybridge Ind Estate
Larne Road
Ballycraigy
Ballymena
BT42 3ER
028 2565 6801

Identity (ID) checking available

Cars
Motorcycles
LGV
PSV
HGV
LPCV
Omnibus
Trailers
Taxis
Initial Bus Test
Cars
Motorcycles
Minibus Cat D1
Off Road Motorcycle Manoeuvres
Bus Cat D Module 4 - verbal theory & practical demonstration
Belfast
66 Balmoral Road
Malone Lower
Belfast
BT12 6QL
028 9068 1831

ID checking available

Cars
Motorcycles
LGV
PSV
HGV
LPCV
Omnibus
Trailers
Taxis
CDG
Cars (& trailer)
LGV Cat C1 (& trailer)
Buses Cat D (& trailer)
LGV Cat C (& trailer)
Minibus Cat D1 (& trailer)
ADI Part 2
LGV Cat C Module 4 - verbal theory & practical demonstration
Bus Cat D Module 4 - verbal theory & practical demonstration
Extended Practical Driving Test (category B)
Taxi Driver Test

Belfast
Dill Road
Castlereagh Road
Lisnasharragh
Belfast
BT6 9HT
028 9068 1831

None

Cars
Motorcycles
ADI Part 3
Extended Practical Driving Test (category A)

Larne
Ballyboley Road
Ballyloran
Larne
BT40 2SY
028 2827 8808

Cars
Motorcycles
LGV
PSV
HGV
LPCV
Omnibus
Trailers
Taxis
Cars
Motorcycles
 

Lisburn
1 Enterprise Crescent
Ballinderry Road
Knockmore
Lisburn
BT28 2BP
028 9266 3151

Cars
Motorcycles
LGV
PSV
HGV
LPCV
Omnibus
Trailers
Taxis
MSVA
IVA - M1(including KIT cars), N1, 01, 02
Cars
Motorcycles
 

Mallusk
Commercial Way
Hydepark Ind Estate
Grange of Mallusk
Mallusk
BT36 4YY
028 9084 2111 

Cars
Motorcycles
LGV
PSV
HGV
LPCV
Omnibus
Trailers
Taxis
Initial Bus Test
Quads
IVA - M2, M3, N2, N3, 01, 02, 03, 04
CDG/ADR
Off Road Motorcycle Manoeuvres
AMI Part 2
AMI Part 3

County Armagh test centres

 

There are two test centres in County Armagh at the following locations:

Test centre Vehicle tests carried out at this centre Practical driving tests carried out at this centre

Armagh
47 Hamiltonsbawn Road
Ballynahome More
Armagh
BT60 1HW
028 3752 2699


ID checking available

Cars
Motorcycles
LGV
PSV
HGV
LPCV
Omnibus
Trailers
Taxis
 

Cars
Motorcycles
 

Craigavon
3 Diviny Drive
Carn Ind Estate
Tarsan
Craigavon
BT63 5RY
028 3833 6188

Cars
Motorcycles
LGV
PSV
HGV
LPCV
Omnibus
Trailers
Taxis
Quads
Cars (& trailer)
Motorcycles 
LGV Cat C1 (& trailer)
Buses Cat D (& trailer)
LGV Cat C (& trailer)
Minibus Cat D1 (& trailer)
LGV Cat C Module 4 - verbal theory & practical demonstration
Bus Cat D Module 4 - verbal theory & practical demonstration
Off Road Motorcycle Manoeuvres
Extended Practical Driving Test (category B)
AMI Part 2
AMI Part 3
Taxi Driver Test

County Down test centres

There are three test centres in County Down at the following locations:

Test centre Vehicle tests carried out at this centre Practical driving tests carried out at this centre
Downpatrick
Cloonagh Road
Flying Horse Road
Ballymote Upper
Downpatrick
BT30 6DU
028 4461 4565

ID checking available

Cars
Motorcycles
LGV
PSV
HGV
LPCV
Omnibus
Trailers
Taxis
Cars
Motorcycles
Minibus Cat D1
Off Road Motorcycle Manoeuvres

Newry
51 Rathfriland Road
Carneyhough
Newry
BT34 1LD
028 302 6 2853

Cars
Motorcycles
LGV
PSV
HGV
LPCV
Omnibus
Trailers
Taxis
 
Cars
Motorcycles
Extended Practical Driving Test (category B)

Newtownards
Jubilee Road
Scrabo
Newtownards
BT23 4XP
028 9181 3064

Cars
Motorcycles
LGV
PSV
HGV
LPCV
Omnibus
Trailers
Taxis
Quads

Cars
Motorcycles
Minibus Cat D1
Taxi Driver Test

 

Cat F Tractor Test

Cat H - Tack Machine

County Fermanagh test centre

There is one test centre in County Fermanagh at the following location:

Test centre Vehicle tests carried out at this centre Practical driving tests carried out at this centre

Enniskillen
10 Coa Road
Moneynoe Glebe
Enniskillen
BT74 4EG
028 6632 2871


ID checking available

Cars
Motorcycles
LGV
PSV
HGV
LPCV
Omnibus
Trailers
Taxis
 
Cars
Motorcycles
Minibus Cat D1 

County Londonderry test centres

There are three test centres in County Londonderry at the following locations:

Test centre Vehicle tests carried out at this centre Practical driving tests carried out at this centre

Coleraine
2 Loughan Hill Ind Estate
Gateside Road
Loughan Hill
Coleraine
BT52 2NJ
028 7034 3819

Cars
Motorcycles
LGV
PSV
HGV
LPCV
Omnibus
Trailers
Taxis
Quads
CDG/ADR
Cars (& trailer)
Motorcycles
Buses Cat D
Minibus Cat D1
Bus Cat D Module 4 - verbal theory & practical demonstration
Taxi Driver Test

Londonderry
New Buildings Ind Estate
Victoria Road
Ballyore
Londonderry
BT47 2SX
028 7134 3674


ID checking available

Cars
Motorcycles
LGV
PSV
HGV
LPCV
Omnibus
Trailers
Taxis
 
Cars (& trailer)
LGV Cat C1 (& trailer)
Buses Cat D (& trailer)
LGV Cat C (& trailer)
Minibus Cat D1 (& trailer)
LGV Cat C Module 4 - verbal theory & practical demonstration
Bus Cat D Module 4 - verbal theory & practical demonstration
Off Road Motorcycle Manoeuvres
AMI Part 2
AMI Part 3
Taxi Driver Test

Londonderry
Unit 4
Glenaden Complex
Altnagelvin Ind Estate
Londonderry
BT47 2ED
028 7134 3674

None

Cars
Motorcycles
ADI Part 2
ADI Part 3
Extended Practical Driving Test (category B) Extended Practical Driving Test (category A)

County Tyrone test centres

There are two test centres in County Tyrone at the following locations:

Test centre Vehicle tests carried out at this centre Practical driving tests carried out at this centre

Cookstown
Sandholes Road
Coolkeeghan
Cookstown
BT80 9AR
028 8676 4809

Cars
Motorcycles
LGV
PSV
HGV
LPCV
Omnibus
Trailers
Taxis
CDG
Initial bus testing
IVA - M1(excluding KIT cars), M2, M3, N1, N2, N3, 01, 02, 03, 04
Cars
Motorcycles
 

Omagh
2 Mullaghmena Park
Mullaghmenagh Upper
Omagh
BT78 5PW
028 8224 2540


ID checking available

Cars
Motorcycles
LGV
PSV
HGV
LPCV
Omnibus
Trailers
Taxis
Quads
IVA - 01, 02, 03, 04

Other Services:
Accident Inspection for PSNI
Accident Report Collation 
Cars (& trailer)
Motorcycles
Buses Cat D
Minibus Cat D1
Bus Cat D Module 4 - verbal theory & practical demonstration
Off Road Motorcycle Manoeuvres
Taxi Driver Test

DVA - bank and public holidays


Holidays Date
St Patrick's Day 18 March 2019
Easter 22 and 23 April 2019
May Day Bank Holiday 6 May 2019
Late May Bank Holiday 27 May 2019 (Open for practical driving and vehicle testing only)
Battle of the Boyne/ Orangemen's Day 12 July 2019 (13 and 15 July 2019 open for vehicle testing only)
Summer Bank Holiday 26 August 2019
Christmas Holidays 25, 26 and 27  December 2019
New Year's Day 1 January 2020

Last cancellation dates

Please see below last cancellation dates in and around bank and public holidays for theory tests, practical driving tests and MOTs (vehicle test).

Type of test Date of test Last cancellation date
Driving test - theory or practical 27 August 2019 20 August 2019
MOT 27 August 2019 22 August 2019
Driving test - theory or practical 24 December 2019 18 December 2019
MOT 24 December 2019 20 December 2019
Driving test - theory or practical 28 December 2019 19 December 2019
MOT 28 December 2019 23 December 2019
Driving test - theory or practical 2 January 2020 26 December 2019
MOT 2 January 2020 30 December 2019

Online services

Online services will be available as normal.

You can book, check, change or cancel your appointment. To change or cancel an appointment you must give:

Telephone booking services

These may vary; an information message will be given if the service is unavailable.

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