IMPORTANT NOTICE

Driving test update 

 

Only essential workers should attend driving test appointments

On the day of your test, you will be asked to confirm that you’re an essential worker. If you are not, the test won’t go ahead. If you are not an essential worker and have an appointment scheduled please cancel your test.

 

If you are an essential worker and need a test urgently please complete this online form

 

Book or reschedule a driving test online

You can book or reschedule a driving test online by signing up or logging into our new customer portal MyRoadSafety. Any non-essential workers wishing to book a driving test can join the waiting list and we will contact you when appointments become 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.

Apply for your learner permit

You can now quickly and easily apply for and renew your learner permit online.

  • Apply for, renew and update your learner permit
  • Upload any eyesight, medical or identity documents required
  • No need to complete paper forms or visit an NDLS centre
  • Convenient, secure, fast and easy.
    Convenient, secure, fast and easy.

Apply for your learner permit now

Visit ndls.ie

All you need is your Public Services Card and your verified MyGovID for safe, secure access to NDLS.ie

Alternative ways to apply

You can also apply for your learner permit by completing the relevant form and visiting one of our NDLS centres in person. Printed versions are available from most public service offices..

Do you need further support?

We're here to help. If you have questions about any of our learner permit services, take a look at our FAQs or alternatively you can get in touch with us directly.

We're here to help. If you have questions about any stage of the learning to drive process, take a look at our FAQs or alternatively you can get in touch with us directWe're here to help. If you have questions about any stage of the learning to drive process, take a look at our FAQs or alternatively you can get in touch with us directly.