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>


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Friday, April 30, 2021

Ministers confirm gradual reopening of some road safety services

Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan TD, and Minister of State Hildegarde Naughton TD have confirmed the gradual reopening of some road safety services provided by the Road Safety Authority and the driving instruction industry from the 10 May 2021

Thursday, April 29, 2021

New information leaflets supporting safe mobility

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) in association with the National Office for Traffic Medicine (NOTM) at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) today announced the publication of the 2021 update of the Sláinte agus Tiomáint Medical Fitness to Drive Guidelines for Group 1 and Group 2 drivers.

Thursday, April 29, 2021

1 in 10 drivers admit to regularly texting while driving

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána are urging drivers to put their mobile phones away when driving as new research from the RSA shows that 1 in 10 motorists admit to regularly texting while driving.

Monday, April 26, 2021

Road Safety Authority and Gaelic Players Association ask road users to ‘Never Forget’ to wear a seat belt

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and the Gaelic Players Association (GPA) are reminding drivers and passenger, to ensure they are wearing a seat belt before they set off on their journey.

Friday, April 16, 2021

RSA & Gardaí issue safety appeal as 6 motorcyclists killed in collisions since start of year

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána are appealing to motorcycle riders to slow down, ‘ease off the throttle’ and keep within speed limits.

Wednesday, April 07, 2021

Road Safety Alert – Weather Warning for Hail Showers

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is advising drivers to be aware of the dangers posed by hailstones.

Thursday, April 01, 2021

37% increase in drug driving specimens analysed in 2020

The Road Safety Authority (RSA), An Garda Síochána and the Medical Bureau of Road Safety (MBRS) are highlighting the dangers of drug driving ahead of the Easter Bank Holiday weekend.



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