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>

Proposed changes to the NCT 2009

RSA proposals to add new test items to the National Car Test in early 2010 (Closed 27th March 2009).

The RSA is seeking views on proposals to add new test items to the National
Car Test in early 2010. On completion of this consultation process the RSA
will be making proposals to the Department of Transport regarding the items
to be included in the National Car Test from 2010.

The RSA believes that these changes will improve the safety of vehicles on
our roads and assist in the achievement of our objective to bring Ireland's
road safety record into line with "best practice" countries throughout the

This consultation document will be of interest to car owners and all those
involved in the motor trade.