IMPORTANT NOTICE

Driving test update 

 

Driving test waiting list

If you are already on the driving test waiting list, please do not log in to MyRoadSafety to check for availability. Appointment slots are limited to those who have been invited to book a driving test and we will contact you directly when appointments become available.

 

If you have received an invitation to book a test, need to cancel a test, or wish to join the waiting list, please go ahead and sign in to MyRoadSafety now. For anyone else, we kindly ask you to visit another time when our portal is not so busy. Thank you for your patience at this time 

 

We can only offer  appointments to essential workers

If you are an essential worker and have already applied for a test but need it urgently please complete this online form. We will contact you as soon as appointment slots become available.

If you are not an essential worker and have an upcoming appointment scheduled, please cancel your test. Otherwise, it won’t go ahead and the slot will be lost. Don’t worry, you won’t lose your fee and you will be kept on the waiting list. We will contact you directly once the level 5 restrictions have been lifted and appointment slots are available.

 

Covid-19 safety measures

We have introduced new safety measures to the driving test which candidates must follow. Know more

 

Weather disruptions

Check if your driving test is affected by adverse weather conditions. Tests will be cancelled if conditions are unsafe.

Apply for your first licence

If you have passed the driving test you can now quickly and easily apply for your first driving licence online.

  • No need to complete paper forms or visit an NDLS centre
  • Upload any eyesight, medical or identity documents required
  • Convenient, secure, fast and easy.

 

Apply for your first licence now

Visit NDLS.ie

All you need is your Public Services Card and your verified MyGovID for safe, secure access to NDLS.ie

Alternative ways to apply

You can also apply for your new driving licence by completing the relevant form and visiting one of our NDLS centres in person. Printed versions are available from most public service office.

Do you need further support?

We're here to help. If you have questions about any of our licensing services, take a look at our FAQs or alternatively you can get in touch with us directly.

We're here to help. If you have questions about any stage of the learning to drive process, take a look at our FAQs or alternatively you can get in touch with us directWe're here to help. If you have questions about any stage of the learning to drive process, take a look at our FAQs or alternatively you can get in touch with us directly.