Driving Test Update

Please note that our customer service agents cannot book or cancel driving tests over the phone or offer any updates on waiting times, so we kindly ask that you do not telephone our call centre for this information.


Update on Driving Test Services:

Please see update in relation to the gradual resumption of driving test services following the latest Government announcement on 29 May.  


Are you an essential worker who needs a test urgently?

If you are an essential worker who has already applied for a test and completed all of your driver training, please fill in this form and we will prioritise your application. Know more >


Need to add yourself to the driving test waiting list?

Please visit our new customer portal to make an application and manage your booking.


Driver training queries

From 10 May 2021, Approved Driving Instructors (ADIs) will be allowed to offer Essential Driver Training (EDT) but only to essential workers, please fill in this form if you are an essential worker and want to complete EDT. The ADI portal will reopen from 10 May 2021. Know more >




Initial Basic Training (IBT) will resume from 10 May 2021 for all motorcyclists, not just essential workers, as will driver testing for all motorcycle categories. Know more >



Covid 19 Safety Measures

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


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.