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Want to make an online theory test booking for Edinburgh theory test centre? Welcome to the latest blog edition in the series, covering every UK theory test centre from A-Y including directions & current pass rates. Next up, Edinburgh.

If you want to book a theory test online to take at Edinburgh driving theory test centre, here’s what you need to know…

Edinburgh theory test centre – Address

Edinburgh driving theory test centre can be found on the 2nd Floor of Cairncross House. The full address is:

Cairncross House (2nd Floor),

25 Union Street,

Edinburgh,

Lothian,

EH1 3LR.

Should you need to contact the Edinburgh theory test centre, you will need to call DVSA customer support on 0300 200 1122.

Finding Edinburgh theory test centre 

If you’re driving to Edinburgh theory test centre as part of a lesson or accompanied by a friend or relative, the nearest parking facility can be found on Elder Street. The facility has 233 spaces and charges £6.20 for three hours’ parking [correct on parkopedia.co.uk].

On foot, exit the car park onto St James’ Place and head right. Take the first left onto Cathedral Lane. Turn right onto York Place [B901] and then proceed left on Picardy Place.

Picardy Place will become Union Place and you will need to take the 1st left onto Union Street. Proceed along Union Street for a short distance and the test centre will be on your right.   

The nearest train station is Edinburgh Train Station, which is approximately 0.6miles (12-minute walk) from the test centre. On foot, exit the station and head east. After 135 feet, turn left toward Waverley Steps, After 131 feet take another left towards Waverley Steps and after 154 feet, take the stairs.

After 449 feet, continue onto Waverley Steps, taking the stairs. After 112 feet, continue onto Waterloo Place [A1]. Take a left onto Leith Street [A900] and continue through one roundabout. After 0.3 miles, turn left onto Union Street and after 256 feet continue onto E Broughton Place. After 154 feet, the test centre will be on your right.

The nearest bus stop is located on Elm Row [stand marked SW-bound 2], serviced by bus numbers 7, 14, 29, 31, 37, 49 and N7. Upon alighting the bus, head left back down Elm Row [A900] until you reach a roundabout. At the roundabout, head towards Antigua Street. Take the first right onto Union Street and the test centre will be on your right.

Facilities available at Edinburgh theory test centre

Please note, there is no information available for Edinburgh theory test centre concerning disabled access or disabled facilities. It’s recommended that you speak to DVSA customer support on 0300 200 1122 to ask about disabled access and facilities.

Edinburgh test centre’s theory test statistics

Latest figures, captured between April and September 2015, show the current pass rates for men, women and the overall pass percentage for Edinburgh theory test centre.

Between April and September 2015, 6,891 men had made an online theory test booking for the Edinburgh test centre. 3,656 of the 6,891 men who took the theory test, passed. This means the average pass rate at the Edinburgh theory test centre, for men, currently stands at 53.1%.

For the same period, 6,761 women had made an online theory test booking for Edinburgh theory test centre. 3,857 of the 6,761 who took the theory test, passed. This means the average pass rate at the Edinburgh theory test centre, for women, currently stands at 57.0%.

Overall, taking into account both men and women who took the theory test at the Edinburgh test centre, 13,652 had made an online theory test booking. 7,513 of the 13,652 passed. This means the current, overall average pass percentage of the Edinburgh theory test centre is 55.0%.

Look out for the next instalment, where we’ll be covering the Elgin theory test centre.

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