APPLYING FOR LICENCE
Motor vehicles in Ireland are divided into different categories for driver licensing purposes. Information is provide on categories of vehicles and the minimum age you need to be in order to legally drive them.
Before you learn to drive a bus or truck on a public road in Ireland, you must obtain a learner driving permit for the type of vehicle you wish to drive.
Full driving licences are issued in Ireland if you pass a driving test. Rules about driving licences, forms and how to apply.
When your driving licence expires you must renew it if you still want to drive.
If your most recent Irish driving licence has been lost or stolen but is still valid, you can obtain a replacement licence.
How to exchange a driving permit issued in another country for an Irish driving licence, including information on the fees and a list of recognised exchange countries.
Practice for the Driver Theory Test. Note: This test is not a substitution for studying using the official handbook but as a guide to further help you.
Frequently ask questions regarding the Driver Theory Test.
A map has such small print, it's impossible to safely read it while driving. If you are needing to find a specific address, write out the basic directions in large writing and short sentences, before you drive there. If you must read the directions (not the map) while on the road, do it where you are stopped.