Apply for your first licence

If you have passed the driving test you can now quickly and easily apply for your first driving licence online.

  • No need to complete paper forms or visit an NDLS centre
  • Upload any eyesight, medical or identity documents required
  • Convenient, secure, fast and easy.

 

Apply for your first licence now

Visit NDLS.ie

All you need is your Public Services Card and your verified MyGovID for safe, secure access to NDLS.ie

Alternative ways to apply

You can also apply for your new driving licence by completing the relevant form and visiting one of our NDLS centres in person. Printed versions are available from most public service office.

Do you need further support?

We're here to help. If you have questions about any of our licensing services, take a look at our FAQs or alternatively you can get in touch with us directly.

We're here to help. If you have questions about any stage of the learning to drive process, take a look at our FAQs or alternatively you can get in touch with us directWe're here to help. If you have questions about any stage of the learning to drive process, take a look at our FAQs or alternatively you can get in touch with us directly.