IMPORTANT NOTICE

Driving test update

 

Test appointments are by invitation only

Test appointments are by invitation only so if you’re already on the driving test waiting list, no further action is needed. We’ll contact you directly when slots become available.

 

If you have received an invitation to book a test, need to cancel a test, or wish to join the waiting list, please go ahead and sign in to MyRoadSafety now.

 

Urgent Tests for essential workers

Under the current restrictions, we can only offer urgent tests to essential workers. If you’re an essential worker who has already applied for a test but need it urgently please complete this online form.

 

If you are not an essential worker and have an upcoming appointment scheduled, please cancel your test. Otherwise, it won’t go ahead and the slot will be lost. Don’t worry, you won’t lose your fee and you will be kept on the waiting list. We will contact you directly once the level 5 restrictions have been lifted and appointment slots are available.

 

Covid-19 safety measures

We have introduced new safety measures to the driving test which candidates must follow. Know more

 

Weather disruptions

Check if your driving test is affected by adverse weather conditions. Tests will be cancelled if conditions are unsafe.

Motorcyclists

Motorcyclists are vulnerable road users but new regulations around learner permits and testing is helping to make motorcycling safer for everyone.

Obtaining your motorcycle licence

Information regarding how you can access the motorcycle category you wish to have, and how to progress from one category to another.

Licence categories explained

The following table describes the various motorcycle licence categories and the minimum age requirements.  Please note that there are specific vehicle requirements for taking the practical motorcycle driving test.

Motorcycle Safety

By making safety a top priority, motorcyclists can reduce the chances of death and injury

IBT for motorcyclists

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

The Motorcycle Test

What the motorcycle test involves, how to prepare for the test and how much it costs.

Driving Test Vehicles - Motorcycles

Download information on Representative vehicles for the driving test

Learning to drive videos

A series of ‘Learning to Drive’ videos explaining everything you need to know about doing their test and becoming socially responsible drivers. There are 13 videos in the series, each of which deals with a different aspect of the ‘learning to drive’ process for driving a car, motorcycle, bus or truck. They provide additional support and guidance to some of Ireland’s most vulnerable road users.