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?

In line with the easing of restrictions, we are offering driving test invitations to those who are eligible to take their test and have been waiting the longest. 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


Essential Driver Training (EDT) update

Approved Driving Instructors (ADI’s) can now offer EDT to all customers so learner drivers no longer need to complete an essential worker declaration form. Know more >



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>


The driving licence

What to do if your licence gets lost or stolen, and driving abroad: the countries in which you will need an international licence. For more information on Driving Licensing please visit

Novice Plates Introduction

Introduction of Novice Plates for Drivers

About your licence

What you need in order to apply for or renew a driving licence, the fees that apply and the licence terms that are available.

Renewing your licence

Forms and criteria for renewing your licence

Upgrading your licence

How to add new categories to your licence.

Cars and Trailers

What you need to know about towing a trailer on a car licence.

Lost or stolen licence

Find out the cost and duration of your licence: what to do if your driving licence/learner permit gets lost or stolen, plus how to exchange a foreign driving licence for an Irish one.

Holders of foreign licences

Information for foreign licence holders driving in Ireland.

Driving abroad

What licensing rules apply when driving in other countries

Mutual Recognition of Driver Disqualifications - UK and Ireland

From 1 August 2017 drivers with an Irish licence who are disqualified from driving in the UK (Great Britain and Northern Ireland) for certain road traffic offences will have their disqualifications recognised and applied in the Republic of Ireland.