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>


ADI Application Zip Pack

Collection of documents for all you need to know about becoming an Approved Driving Instructor (ADI)

Size: 831kB

RSA Approved Instructor Booklet

ADI Information Booklet

Size: 139kB

ADI Assessment Guide - How we judge your performance

Help prepare yourself for the third and final stage of the ADi application process by seeing how our testers assess your ability as an instructor.

Size: 451kB

Standards: what you need to know

How to check whether the examination you took to become a qualified driving instructor complies with our standards.

Size: 2MB

Driving Instructors Handbook 2019

This handbook is a professional resource for ADIs, for candidate ADIs (cADIs) and for people who are considering applying to register as an ADI in Ireland.

Size: 501kB

Information for qualified driving instructors - Applying for Registration

Are you a qualified driving instrcutor?If so, you may be exempt from some or all stages of the ADI registration process.

Size: 81kB

Driver Theory

Sample stage one theory test questions

Size: 2MB

Ricability car controls - guide to adapted cars

Detailed information on the adaptations that make cars suitable for use by older people or the disabled.

Size: 1MB

Standard Procedures - all about the Driving Test

The procedures you should follow when conducting driving tests.

Size: 374kB

Learning from the learners -Preparing for your Driving Test

This guide is for learner drivers is also a good reference for instructors.

Size: 895kB

Driving Test Vehicle Standards

Some test candidates arrive at the test centre but don’t actually get to sit their test because their vehicle is not up to standard. This booklet outlines what vehicle standards are required.

Size: 870kB

Essential Driver Training (EDT) - Information Booklet

This handy information booklet for the Learner Driver details what EDT is and how it works.

Size: 258kB

Guide to RSA Check Test

Preparing for your Check Test

Size: 375kB

Initial Basic Training(IBT) - Information Booklet

IBT stands for Initial Basic Training – a training course for learner drivers. It can help you to master basic motorcycling skills and improve your knowledge of road safety.

Size: 167kB

Lost EDT and IBT Stamp

Size: 198kB

Lost Logbook

Size: 284kB

Making your mark-Marking guidelines for the driving test