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>


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Thursday, February 25, 2021

RSA child car seat checking service ‘Check it Fits’ available online!

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has announced today Thursday 25 February 2021 that its child car seat checking service – ‘Check It Fits’ is now available online.

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Minister Naughton Announces Further Extension to Driving Licences

Minister of State Hildegarde Naughton TD has announced today 24th February 2021, details of a further extension to the expiry dates of driving licences. The move comes as the EU and national Governments take steps in response to the disruption caused by Covid-19 to driver licensing services across the EU.

Monday, February 22, 2021

Road Safety Alert – Orange and Yellow Weather Warnings.

The Road Safety Authority (RSA), is asking road users to exercise caution while using the roads today Monday 22 February and Tuesday 23 February as Met Eireann have issued Orange and Yellow weather warnings for heavy rain and a Yellow Weather Warning for strong winds.

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

New Driving Test Centre to open in Drogheda

The Minister of State in the Department of Transport, Hildegarde Naughton TD alongside the Road Safety Authority (RSA) have announced today Tuesday 16 February 2021 that it is to open a new Driving Test Centre in Drogheda from Monday 22 February.

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Road Safety Alert – Yellow Weather Warnings for Snow and wind

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is advising all road users to take extra care when using the roads for the remainder of the week as Met Eireann has issued yellow weather warnings for snow and Wind.

Tuesday, February 09, 2021

Road users urged to avoid repeat of February 2020 road carnage

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána are today, Tuesday 9 February, urging all road users to take extra care on the roads this February.

Friday, February 05, 2021

Road Safety Alert –Weather Warning for Snow / Ice

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is advising all road users to prepare for cold weather conditions as Met Eireann have issued a warning for cold temperatures in low single figures by day and with sharp or severe frosts and icy patches at night from Sunday through to the end of the week for all of Ireland.

Tuesday, February 02, 2021

1 in 4 drivers and passengers killed in 2020 not wearing a seat belt

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána are today, Tuesday 2 February, 2021, urging drivers and passengers to always wear a seat belt on every journey.



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