The Driving Test

The driving test checks if you're properly trained and ready to drive safely by yourself on public roads.

About the driving test

What the driving test involves and how you need to prepare for it, including tips and advice.

Apply for your driving test online

Information about how to book your driving test online.

Current booking restrictions

Latest guidance on booking restrictions and appointment slot availability.

Request an urgent driving test

Information if you are an essential worker and require an urgent driving test.

Cancelling your driving test

You can cancel or reschedule your driving test online at MyRoadSafety.ie.

The driving test and Covid -19

Important safety measures which driving test candidates must follow.

Pass the test

All the resources you need to pass your test including most frequently asked questions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Need some help? Browse through the list of help and guidance on your driving test.

Your Car

How to ensure your vehicle is test-ready

Issues and Concerns

Any issues and concerns you have in relation to your driving test and driving licence application

Weather Disruptions

Check if your driving test is affected by adverse weather conditions.

Waiting Times

Due to Covid-19 restrictions we can only test essential workers at this time.

Repeating your test

Common reasons why people fail driving tests and what to do if you do fail.

Driving Test Centres

Information on our driving test centres and also waiting times and pass rates

After you pass

How to get your full driving licence after passing your 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