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How to apply online for your driving test

Please note that due to high demand for driving tests currently being experienced, it may not be possible to accommodate test candidates who are seeking a test at short notice.

Online application requirements

Before applying for your driving test online:

  • Verify that you are eligible to sit your test—6 month rule.
  • Make sure you have taken the lessons mandatory for certain motorcyclists (IBT) or car drivers (EDT).
  • Know your current, valid driver number.
  • Know your PPS number—this can be found on tax documents or your pay slip and it is often on correspondence from a social welfare or tax office.
  • You must have a valid debit, laser or credit card (Visa and Mastercard are currently accepted).

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Once you’ve made sure you satisfy the above requirements, you can:

When applying for a test online, you may schedule a test for yourself if one is available. You may also change your test date if a scheduled date or time does not suit you.

Contact

If you are having problems applying for your test online, you can contact our driving test section by emailing DrivingTest@rsa.ie or by telephoning:

Within Ireland 1890 40 60 40; outside Ireland 00353-9625000
Monday-Friday (excluding Bank Holidays), 8:00 -18:00