IMPORTANT NOTICE

 

Closure of driving test application system from Thursday 26 November 2020.  

Our brand new customer portal, MyRoadSafety will go live on Monday 30 November 2020. This will give you access to all of our digital services, including a new and improved driving test booking system.

MyRoadSafety allows you to safely manage your driver information, test bookings, permits and licences from the comfort of your own home.   However, to prepare for this move we‘ll have to close our current driving test application system and ask for your patience while we get things up and running for you. We expect the portal to be available at 2pm on Monday.

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 www.gov.ie 

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.  

Your learner permit

Acquiring a learner permit is one of the steps you must take before learning how to drive. In this section you’ll find out where to apply for a permit and what documents you’ll need to include with your application. You’ll also discover where to get hold of the Rules of the Road booklet and what the theory test involves.

What it is

Explaining what a learner permit is and what you need to do to get one

How to apply

How to apply for or renew a learner permit and what your application should include

Novice Plates

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has announced changes to the driver licensing system that apply to newly qualified novice drivers and first time learner permit holders.

Rules of the road

Information on the knowledge and skills required for safe driving, understanding road signs and where to buy/download the rules of the road

The Theory Test

What you need to know about this key knowledge test for learner drivers. There are also theory tests for RSA approved driving instructors (ADI) and professional drivers (CPC).

 

Resumption of Theory Test Service
Following the Government announcement triggering Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions to prevent the spread of Covid19 the Driver Theory Test Service is set to resume on 1 December. For more information and FAQ please follow this link.

Car and Motorcycle Training

Learn more about the Essential Driver Training (EDT) and Initial Basic Training (IBT) programmes.

Learning to drive videos

A series of ‘Learning to Drive’ videos explaining everything you need to know about the practical driving test and becoming a safe and socially responsible driver. There are 13 videos in the series, each of which deals with a different aspect of the ‘learning to drive’ process for driving a car, motorcycle, bus or truck. They provide additional support and guidance to  protect some of our most vulnerable road users.