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



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 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>

After you’ve qualified


After you’ve passed all 4 of the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) tests, and got your full license, you will need to complete and return the Driver CPC Declaration Form.

You must carry your Driver CPC card while driving a truck or bus professionally.

If you are stopped by an RSA Transport Officer or An Garda Síochána and you do not your Driver CPC card penalties will apply.

Getting your Driver CPC card

Once you’ve completed the Driver CPC Declaration Form, your card will be sent to the address you have provided.

Waiting for your card

You cannot drive professionally until you get your Driver CPC card.

If your card doesn’t arrive

You should get your Driver CPC card within 20 working days of application. If you don’t receive it after this time submit a query to the RSA.

Replace your card

You must replace your Driver CPC card if it’s lost or stolen.

The Driver CPC card doesn’t have your address on it, so you don’t have to get a new one if your address changes.

Staying qualified

Every 5 years you must:

  • attend one 7 hour Driver CPC Training module per year with an RSA approved CPC Training organisation (35 hours over 5 years)
  • attend a total of 42 hours of Driver CPC Training modules if you hold bus and truck Driver CPC and wish to maintain both


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