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>

Emergency Services Driving Standard ESDS Phase 2

The RSA are now in a position to allow interested Private/Voluntary emergency service organisations to apply for ESDS certification. Like ESDS Phase 1 the structure of the ESDS standard will remain the same for ESDS Phase 2.

By developing ESDS Phase 2 it will create the opportunity for emergency organisations other than those specified at ESDS Phase 1 to avail of the facility to have their Drivers certified to a national emergency services driving standard at an ESDS Level and Vehicle Category appropriate to organisational requirements.
If you are an emergency services organisation in the Private or Voluntary sector you can indicate an expression of interest (see link below). Once you have registered, the ESDS unit in the RSA will be in touch with you with further information.

You can register your interest at any time. The RSA plan to be in a position to accept applications for Phase 2 from Spring 2016.

Click here to register your interest in ESDS Phase 2.