Driving Test Update

Please note that our customer service agents cannot manage driving tests over the phone, so we kindly ask you not to call for this information. Driving tests should be managed directly through


When will I get a driving test?

We’ve launched a new online tool that estimates when you will be invited to book your car driving test. You must already be on the waiting list and eligible to sit a test. 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


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>


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Thursday, October 24, 2019

Alcohol a major factor in fatalities between 10pm and 6am

Research unveiled at today’s October Bank Holiday Road Safety Appeal from the Road Safety Authority (RSA) identifies the presence of alcohol as a factor in fatalities that take place in off-peak hours*.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

National “Slow Down” Day 18 – 19 October 2019

An Garda Síochána will conduct a national speed enforcement operation "Slow Down”, supported by the Road Safety Authority (RSA) and other stakeholders, for a 24 hour period from 07.00hrs on Friday 18th October to 07.00hrs on Saturday 19th October 2019.

Thursday, October 10, 2019


The National Driver Licence Service (NDLS) is issuing a final reminder to anyone resident in Ireland with a UK / NI driving licence to submit their applications to exchange it now as time is running out. As it can take up to 10 days to process a UK / NI licence exchange, and there may be further delays caused by a last minute increase in applications, the NDLS cannot guarantee that any person applying in the second half of October will receive their Irish licence before Brexit day.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Watch that kid! A reminder from the RSA on Child Safety during Irish Road Safety Week

This week is Irish Road Safety Week and on Friday 11 October, the Road Safety Authority (RSA) launches Child Safety Day, a day focussed on educating our most vulnerable road users on the importance of their safety on the roads, whether they are out walking, cycling or passengers in cars or buses.

Tuesday, October 08, 2019

Motorists urged to ‘get a grip’ and check their tyres during Irish Road Safety Week

The Road Safety Authority (RSA), An Garda Síochána and the Irish Tyre Industry Association (ITIA), have teamed up for ‘tyre safety day’ on Wednesday 9 October, during Irish Road Safety Week, to remind all road users to check their tyres. Motorists can call in to any ITIA dealer for a free tyre pressure check and tread depth inspection.

Monday, October 07, 2019

Drug driving a major problem on Ireland’s roads

Figures unveiled today at the Road Safety Authority’s (RSA) Annual Academic Lecture, show that drug driving is a major problem on Ireland’s roads. They show that 68% of drivers with a positive roadside drug test, between April 2017 and July 2019, had a positive test for cannabis. Cocaine follows closely behind as the main illicit drug detected after cannabis, with 37% of samples tested being positive for cocaine. The Medical Bureau of Road Safety (MBRS) findings also demonstrate that cannabis is now not far behind alcohol in blood and urine samples it examined.

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

Road Safety Alert: Orange and Yellow Weather Warning for Strong Winds and Heavy Rain

The Road Safety Authority (RSA), is asking road users to exercise caution while using the roads as Met Éireann have issued Orange and Yellow weather warnings for strong winds and heavy rain.



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