Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the Driver Testing Service

Under Covid19 Level 5 Government restrictions effective from midnight on Wednesday 21 October, for six weeks, you can attend your scheduled driving test appointment provided you are an essential worker involved in the provision of essential services or essential retail outlets. You can view the list of essential services at Level 5 on 

Cancelling your Test

If you are not involved in the provision of essential services or essential retail outlets, please cancel you test appointment here.

Waiting for a Test Date?

We are experiencing a high demand for driving tests at the moment. If you have submitted a driving test application we will be in touch with an appointment date, there is no need to contact us.

Need a test urgently?

If you are an essential worker and require an urgent test in connection with that work, then you can request a test here.  

Apply for a company card

How to apply for a company card

Who can apply for a Company card?

The person applying for a company card should be the owner, operator or holder of vehicles fitted with digital tachograph recording equipment.

How to apply for a card

If you are making an application for a company card you can:

Apply Online:

You can apply online for a first time application, additional card(s), to renew or replace an existing card.

The fee for online applications is €45.

What do I need to apply online?

  • CRO/PPS Number
  • Email Address
  • Credit/Debit Card
  • Additional/Renewal/Replacement applications, you also need your card/account number.  This is the 16 digit number at 5b on your company card 

Benefits of applying online

  • It's cheaper
  • Online applications get processing priority
  • Quick and easy online payment facility
  • Ability to track your application online 

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Apply in Person

Apply in person by attending at our public office, where your application form (PDF) and supporting documentation will be processed.

Apply by post:

Apply by post, in which case you should submit your completed application form (PDF) to:

Road Safety Authority,
Clonfert House,
Bride Street,

Tel: 091-872600


A company tachograph card costs:

  • €45 if you apply online, or
  • €60 if you apply by post - credit or debit card details only. Cash, postal orders, cheques or bank drafts are not accepted methods of payment.

How long does it take?

It can take between 3 and 4 weeks to process a valid application for a Digital Tachograph Driver Card. Please ensure that you allow plenty of time for your application to be processed.

Invalid or incomplete applications will be returned to the applicant.

Filling out the application form

Application forms should be completed in block capitals in black ink.

Make sure you complete the application form in full to avoid a delay in your application being processed.