IMPORTANT NOTICE

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 www.gov.ie 

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.  

RSA Organisational Structure

Overview of the three RSA directorates plus location and contact details for each

 

The RSA is organised into three front line Directorates as follows;

  • Driver Testing & Licensing
  • Road Safety, Research & Driver Education
  • Vehicle Standards, Testing and Enforcement

The front line Directorates are supported by Human Resources, the Finance & Commercial Services Directorate and the Corporate Strategy, Policy and Technology Directorate.

Driver Testing & Licensing

The Driver Testing & Licensing directorate is responsible for the driver testing system and for the management of the driver instructor and licensing regime.

Specific responsibilities:

  • Delivery of the driver testing service
  • Regulation of driving instruction
  • Oversight of driver licensing regime
  • Oversight of delivery of driver theory test service
  • Management of penalty points system

Driver testing:

Driver Testing
Road Safety Authority
Moy Valley Business Park
Primrose Hill
Ballina
Co Mayo
Lo-call: 1890 40 60 40
E: [email protected]

Driver licensing:

Driver Licensing
Road Safety Authority
Moy Valley Business Park
Primrose Hill
Ballina
Co Mayo
Lo-Call :1890 41 61 41

E: [email protected]

Driver training:

Approved Driving Instructor (ADI) Section
Road Safety Authority
Moy Valley Business Park
Primrose Hill
Ballina
Co Mayo

Tel: 096 25007
E: [email protected]

Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC)
Road Safety Authority
Moy Valley Business Park
Primrose Hill
Ballina
Co Mayo

Tel: 096 25015
Email: [email protected]

Road Safety, Research & Driver Education

The role of the Road Safety, Research & Driver Education directorate is to raise awareness of road safety, educate road users and conduct research into road safety issues.

The directorate works with all stakeholders signed up to the Road Safety Strategy to ensure that road safety initiatives are achieved.

Research & Education

Road Safety Authority
Moy Valley Business Park
Primrose Hill
Ballina
Co Mayo
Tel: 096 25000
E: [email protected]

Vehicle Standards, Testing and Enforcement

Our Vehicle Testing and Enforcement Directorate has responsibility for a number of functions concerned with vehicle safety and testing, as well as improving compliance in order to ensure the effective and safe management of vehicles on our roads. The directorate is also responsible for enforcement of road safety legislation in respect of commercial vehicles and their drivers.

Our Vehicle Standards team look after the development of national requirements and policies on vehicle standards and technical roadworthiness testing. We provide expert technical information to industry and the public. We continue to seek ways to improve the standard of vehicles on Irish roads by introducing new safety standards and promoting the importance of maintaining a vehicle correctly. We closely monitor international best practices and global developments in vehicle technologies that improve road safety.

The Vehicle Testing and Enforcement section is based in Loughrea Co Galway and the Vehicle Standards section is based in Ballina.

Vehicle Testing and Enforcement
Road Safety Authority
Clonfert House
Bride Street
Loughrea
Co Galway

Tel: 091 872600
Email
Enforcement: [email protected]
Commercial vehicle testing: [email protected]

Vehicle Standards

Road Safety Authority
Moy Valley Business Park
Primrose Hill
Ballina
Co Mayo

Tel: 096 25014
E: [email protected]

 

Finance and Commercial Services

The support functions provided to the organisation is as follows;

  • Finance
  • Procurement
  • Estate, Facility & Fleet Management
  • Environment, Health & Safety
  • FOI, Data Protection & Information Security

This area also provides corporate governance, legal, internal audit and board secretary support services to the organisation.

Finance and Commercial Services

Road Safety Authority
Moy Valley Business Park
Primrose Hill
Ballina
Co Mayo

Tel: 096 25000
or
Lo-Call :1890 50 60 80

E-mail: http://www.rsa.ie/contactus

 

Corporate Strategy, Policy and Technology

The role is to oversee and support the delivery of the Corporate Plan 2016–2020 and support the business through a range of functions including successful change and project management, business design, ICT, operational excellence initiatives, customer care and legal services.

Strategy Policy and Technology

Road Safety Authority
Moyvalley Business Park
Primrose Hill
Ballina
Co Mayo

Tel: 096 25000
or
Lo-Call: 1890506080

E-Mail: [email protected]