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



Are you an essential worker who needs a test urgently?

If you’re an essential worker who has already applied for a test and completed all of your driver training, please fill in an urgent test request form and we’ll 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>

How much training do you need to do?


You must do 35 hours of periodic training every 5 years to keep your Driver CPC to drive a truck or bus.

To keep compliant with your Driver CPC training you will have to attend one unique training module per year over 5 years.

If you hold a dual card for both bus and truck Driver CPC, you must attend a total of 42 hours of training over 5 years. This consists of 6 training modules. You must still complete at least 1 unique module per year. You will have to complete 2 modules in 1 year.

If you do not complete the required training every year you will not receive a new Driver CPC card after 5 years. 

You will be penalised for driving professionally without Driver CPC

You must carry your Driver CPC card while driving a truck or bus professionally. 

If you are stopped by an RSA Transport Officer or An Garda Síochána and you do not your Driver CPC card penalties will apply.

You can check how many hours of training you’ve done in the current 5-year period.