Approved Driving Instructors

The RSA strongly advises anyone considering becoming an ADI to undertake some research and to carefully evaluate your business plan. As with any start up business pre-planning and market analysis is critical to any future success and viability of a business and this is no different for ADIs who intend to make a career in the driving instruction industry.


Important Note for ADIs during this period of COVID 19 restrictions click here

Becoming an ADI

To work as a driving instructor in Ireland you must be on the RSA’s Register of Approved Driving Instructors (ADI). 

After You're Qualified

The information you need on becoming an RSA-approved driving instructor

Becoming an IBT Instructor

How to become an RSA-approved IBT instructor


The regulations that apply to driving instructors and why they are necessary.

Reporting an Instructor

What to do if your instructor is unlicensed, or if you witness unlicensed driving instruction in your area.

Check the ADI register

Verify your details are on the ADI Register

Access the EDT Portal


Cancel an ADI Test