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 

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.  

Consultation papers

Details of consultation carried out by RSA

Size: 1MB

Consultation document on compulsory basic training (CBT) for motorcyclists in Ireland

Objective of this document is to engage those involved in motorcycle instruction and other interested parties in discussion as to how Compulsory Basic Training (CBT) for novice motorcycle drivers might be shaped in Ireland.

Size: 5MB

Driver certificate of professional competence (Driver CPC)

Consultation document on the implementation of the European Union’s new rules for HGV and PSV drivers.

Size: 204kB

Emergency Packs Public Consultation

Size: 782kB

Pedestrian safety action plan

This document seeks to obtain the input and views of a broad range of stakeholders on the enhancement of pedestrian safety on Irish roads through the development of a fully integrated Pedestrian Safety Action Plan.