Driving test update

Please note that our customer service agents cannot book or cancel driving tests over the phone or offer any updates on waiting times, so we kindly ask that you do not telephone our call centre for this information. 


Test appointments are solely by invitation

Test appointments are by invitation only so if you’re already on the driving test waiting list, no further action is needed. We’ll contact you directly when slots become available.


If you have received an invitation to book a test, need to cancel a test, or wish to join the waiting list, please go ahead and sign in to MyRoadSafety now.


Urgent tests for essential workers only

Under current restrictions, we can only offer tests to essential workers. If you’re an essential worker who has already applied for a test and completed all your driver training please fill in this form and we’ll prioritise your application.


If you’re not an essential worker and have an upcoming appointment scheduled, please cancel your test. Don’t worry, you won’t lose your fee and you will be kept on the waiting list. Know more


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 weatherTests will be cancelled if conditions are unsafe.


Tachograph Workshop Card

Workshop tacho cards are issued to authorised workshops only. The card allows calibration of the tachograph itself.

Apply for a tachograph workshop card.

Apply now for a tachograph workshop card or read on to find out more about the workshop card.

Workshop card

The workshop card is only available to approved calibration workshops.

Workshops must be approved by the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI).

Workshop fitters must provide proof that they have the necessary qualifications.

If a workshop fitter is employed by more than one workshop, he or she must hold a card for each workshop.

General Rules

The following rules apply to workshop tacho cards:

  • The workshop manager is responsible for the workshop cards at all times
  • The workshop manager is responsible for the return of cards if/when fitters leave their employment
  • If a card cannot be returned (due to loss or theft) the workshop manager is obliged to notify the Road Safety Authority
  • The PIN is personal to a fitter and is posted to him/her personally. This should not be disclosed to any other person
  • The workshop card can only be used by the person to whom it is issued.
  • Workshop fitters must be a person of good repute and provide proof that they have the necessary qualifications.