Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the Driver Testing Service

Under Covid19 Level 5 Government restrictions effective from midnight on Wednesday 21 October, for six weeks, you can attend your scheduled driving test appointment provided you are an essential worker involved in the provision of essential services or essential retail outlets. You can view the list of essential services at Level 5 on 

Cancelling your Test

If you are not involved in the provision of essential services or essential retail outlets, please cancel you test appointment here.

Waiting for a Test Date?

We are experiencing a high demand for driving tests at the moment. If you have submitted a driving test application we will be in touch with an appointment date, there is no need to contact us.

Need a test urgently?

If you are an essential worker and require an urgent test in connection with that work, then you can request a test here.  

What happens if the RSA cancel my test


In a small amount of exceptional cases we may have to cancel your test at short notice.

 This may arise due to:

  • hazardous weather conditions
  • a tester being absent unexpectedly
  • other exceptional circumstances

In these cases we will arrange another test for you free of charge at the earliest date possible.

We will make every effort to notify you as soon as possible if we are forced to cancel your test so please make sure you give correct contact information to us when you are applying.