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.


Update on Driving Test Services:

Please see update in relation to the gradual resumption of driving test services following the latest Government announcement on 29 May.  


Are you an essential worker who needs a test urgently?

If you are an essential worker who has already applied for a test and completed all of your driver training, please fill in this form and we will prioritise your application. Know more >


Need to add yourself to the driving test waiting list?

Please visit our new customer portal to make an application and manage your booking.


Driver training queries

From 10 May 2021, Approved Driving Instructors (ADIs) will be allowed to offer Essential Driver Training (EDT) but only to essential workers, please fill in this form if you are an essential worker and want to complete EDT. The ADI portal will reopen from 10 May 2021. Know more >




Initial Basic Training (IBT) will resume from 10 May 2021 for all motorcyclists, not just essential workers, as will driver testing for all motorcycle categories. Know more >



Covid 19 Safety Measures

We have introduced new safety measures to the driving test which candidates must follow Know more>


Reporting on our progress

Learn about the RSA’s mandate as Ireland’s only dedicated road safety agency – and download our annual reports, presentations & board meeting minutes.

Our mandate

We are the primary organisation responsible for advising and evaluating road safety strategy in Ireland.

We are assisted in this capacity by an Advisory Panel of road safety practitioners who help us prioritise and evaluate policy actions.

As the dedicated agency directly responsible for road safety, we have:

  • A clear mandate
  • Responsibility for key road safety functions
  • Clear lines of accountability
  • An organisational structure to deliver flexibility and innovation
  • The ability to build partnerships with key stakeholders

Annual reports & presentations

Some of these files are quite large, if you are having trouble viewing them please right click on the link and select 'Save Target as'.

Strategy documents

Financial Reports

Purchase Order Reports