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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Friday, May 28, 2021

Re-opening of in-person driver theory test centres

Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan TD and Minister of State Hildegarde Naughton TD have welcomed the gradual re-opening of in-person driver theory test centres after the 7th of June.

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Expansion of pilot online driver theory test

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has expanded its pilot online driver theory test service to include cars and motorbikes on a limited basis.

Friday, May 21, 2021

IFA & RSA issue road safety appeal as silage season starts

With silage cutting season underway, the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) and the Road Safety Authority (RSA) are appealing to drivers of farming machinery and other road users to share the road safely.

Monday, May 17, 2021

UN Global Road Safety Week - Monday 17 May to Sunday 23 May

The 6th Annual UN Global Road Safety Week begins today Monday 17 May and runs until Sunday 23 May. Supporting UN Global Road Safety Week the Road Safety Authority (RSA), An Garda Síochána, and the Department of Transport are calling on drivers to slow down especially in our cities, towns, and villages to protect vulnerable road users.

Friday, May 14, 2021

Statement on the Penalty Point Threshold for Learner and Novice Driver Licences

The Department of Transport has today written to a number of Learner and Novice Drivers to inform them of a legal clarification on the penalty point disqualification threshold for these licence types.

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

RSA and An Garda Síochána asking road users to ‘get their mind in gear’ and put safety first with travel restrictions lifted

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána have launched a new road safety campaign calling on road users to be extra cautious and alert to others on the road

Friday, May 07, 2021

Essential Driver Training (EDT) to recommence for Essential Workers from 10 May

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has today Friday 7 May confirmed that following the recent decision by government on the gradual reopening of road safety services, ‘essential workers’ can take Essential Driver Training (EDT) lessons with an Approved Driving Instructor (ADI) from this Monday 10 May.



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