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.

2020 news

31 January 2020

NCTS update Re: Vehicle Inspection Lifts



NCTS are urging all customers to continue to book and turn up for their NCT as normal. The test will be completed with the omission of the underbody inspection, which will be conducted at a later date when the lifts are returned fully to use. NCTS can confirm that a small number of lift inspections have recommenced on a restricted basis.

Customers should note if a vehicle passes on lights, emissions, upper body exterior, vehicle interior, brakes, suspension and wheel alignment they will receive a vehicle inspection report stating “No Lift Inspection Done” resulting in a fail result. This no way implies the vehicle has failed on the items tested it just addresses the fact that no lift inspection was carried out. A certificate will be issued when all testable items have been successfully completed.

We are advised that the insurance industry will take a pragmatic view for policyholders and not penalise them for not having a valid NCT.

All vehicle owners are reminded that the roadworthiness of their vehicle is their responsibility at all times. In addition, motorists are being advised to keep a copy of their Vehicle Inspection Report with them in order to present it to a member of An Garda Síochána if required.

Further updates will be provided over the coming days
Further information:
Sinead McKeon
Marketing Manager
Tel: 01-413 5900
Fax: 01-413 5996
E-mail: [email protected]




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