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>

Public Consultation on Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness Testing

Bearing Point (on behalf of the RSA) is conducting a review of the current Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness testing (CVRT) system.


This review will consider a number aspects of CVRT including:

  • Assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of the current testing arrangements in relation to road safety, quality and consistency of testing, service quality, and the accessibility of the existing network for customers.
  • Identifying improvements needed in the system to deliver on the RSA’s road safety strategy.
  • Consideration of enhancements required in the future, due to EU regulations, technological advancements, etc.
  • Options for future delivery of CVRT services.

If you wish to share your views on this matter you can do so by completing our online survey available on the following link:

Commercial Vehicle Operator Survey

Alternatively, BearingPoint (on behalf of the RSA) will be hosting public consultations, which anyone is welcome to attend. Attendees will be given the opportunity to provide feedback on the above areas to the project team.  These will be taking place at the following time and locations:

  • 16 July 2019: Great National Hotel, Limerick. 6.30 p.m. – 8.30 p.m.
  • 17 July 2019: Westgrove Hotel, Naas. 6.30 p.m. – 8.30 p.m.
  • 18 July 2019: Clayton Hotel, Sligo. 6.30 p.m. – 8.30 p.m.

If you would like to attend one of the public consultation sessions, please RSVP before 12 July 2019 by emailing [email protected], with your name and the location of the consultation you would like to attend.

If you have any queries on this strategic review please contact [email protected] who will be happy to assist.