Driving Test Update


Please note that our customer service agents cannot book or cancel driving tests over the phone or offer updates on waiting times, so we kindly ask you not to call for this information. Driving tests should be managed directly through



Essential workers can request an earlier driving test appointment

If you’re an essential worker who has already applied for a test and completed all of your driver training, please fill in this form and we’ll do what we can to prioritise your application. Know more >



Need to add yourself to the driving test waiting list?

Please sign up or log into our new customer portal to apply for a driving test and add yourself to the waiting list. This video will show you how



Essential worker declaration form for driver training

Approved Driving Instructors (ADIs) can offer Essential Driver Training (EDT) to essential workers. If you need to complete your driver training, please fill in an  essential worker declaration form and present it to your instructor.





Covid-19 safety measures

We have put in place Covid-19 safety measures for the driving test which must be followed or your appointment will not go ahead. Know more>

Vehicle Recalls

A vehicle recall occurs when a manufacturer identifies a fault relating to a particular component(s) that poses a serious risk to road safety, public health or the environment and recalls the vehicle to repair the issue.

If your vehicle is recalled for a safety reason, the vehicle manufacturer will contact the registered owner advising the following.

  • Reasons why the vehicle is being recalled.
  • What you should do next.
  • Who should you contact.
  • The table below outlines Vehicle Recalls from January 2021 for vehicle categories M, N and O.

    Date Headline
    Thursday, April 29, 2021 Kia Ireland recalls certain passenger vehicles
    Monday, April 26, 2021 BMW recalls certain 3 Series passenger vehicles
    Thursday, April 22, 2021 Westward Scania recalls certain R-Serie and S-Serie lorries
    Wednesday, March 31, 2021 Hyundai recalls certain ‘Tucson TLE’ passenger vehicles
    Tuesday, March 30, 2021 Toyota Ireland recalls certain Auris, Avensis, Rav4, and Verso passenger vehicles
    Monday, March 29, 2021 Fiat recalls certain passenger vehicles
    Tuesday, March 2, 2021 Henry Ford & Son Limited recalls certain ‘Ford S-Max, Galaxy’ passenger vehicles
     Tuesday, February 16, 2021 Volkswagen Group Ireland Limited recalls certain ‘VW Tiguan’ passenger vehicles
     Monday, February 1, 2021 Jaguar Land Rover Ireland Limited recalls certain ‘Land Rover Discovery’ passenger vehicles
     Tuesday, January 19, 2021 Volvo Car Ireland Limited recalls certain passenger vehicles
     Monday, January 11, 2021 Hyundai recalls certain ‘Kona’ model passenger vehicles


    For more information view the Vehicle Recalls Archive.

    Further Information

    Should you have any further queries please contact us:

    Automotive Market Surveillance Authority
    Road Safety Authority
    Moy Valley Business Park
    Primrose Hill
    email: [email protected]