IMPORTANT NOTICE

Driving Test Update

 

Please note that our customer service agents cannot book or cancel driving tests over the phone or offer updates on waiting times, so we kindly ask you not to call for this information. Driving tests should be managed directly through MyRoadSafety.ie

 

 

Are you an essential worker who needs a test urgently?

If you’re an essential worker who has already applied for a test and completed all of your driver training, please fill in an urgent test request form and we’ll prioritise your application. Know more >

 

 

Need to add yourself to the driving test waiting list?

Please sign up or log into our new customer portal MyRoadSafety.ie to apply for a driving test and add yourself to the waiting list. This video will show you how

 

 

Essential worker declaration form for driver training

Approved Driving Instructors (ADIs) can offer Essential Driver Training (EDT) to essential workers. If you need to complete your driver training, please fill in an  essential worker declaration form and present it to your instructor.

 

 

 

 

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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Driver Training

Important notice for learner drivers

  • From 10 May 2021, Approved Driving Instructors (ADIs) can provide driver training to essential workers, and we have developed a new declaration form to facilitate this.
  • The ADI portal is now open and EDT sessions can be uploaded.
  • If your first car learner permit was issued on or after 4 April 2011, you must complete Essential Driver Training (EDT) before you can sit a driving test.
  • EDT is not required if your first learner permit was issued before 4 April 2011.

Car Driver Training (EDT)

Essential Driver Training (EDT) is a training course teaching fundamental driving skills to learner car drivers. EDT is mandatory to all learners who received their first learner permit on or after 4 April 2011.

Motorcycle Training (IBT)

Learn more about the mandatory Initial Basic Training for learner motorcyclists, why it’s necessary and what the benefits are.

MyCPC

MyCPC

Professional Training (CPC)

Everything you need to know about the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) driver standard, including how to get one, how to keep one and who is exempt.

Graduated Driver Licensing

The RSA has introduced a Graduated Driver Licensing scheme.  Some of the measures in place are compulsory training covered by EDT and IBT as well as lower alcohol levels that apply to learner and novice drivers.  Further measures introduced were the (N) Novice plate and the reduction in the number of penalty points needed for a learner or novice to be disqualified