Here you will find information on how to prepare for and pass your Driver Theory Test.
Before applying for a first Irish driving learner permit, applicants must complete and pass a learner driver theory test. You can take this computer-based test in any of the 40 Test Centre locations around Ireland. Here are some useful links to the official Road Safety Authority (RSA) Driver Theory Test (DTT) website:
In the Republic of Ireland, there are more than forty Driver Theory Test Centre locations spread across the country. When you book your test, you have the flexibility to select a Test Centre that is most convenient for you. Keep in mind that available appointment times might differ between Test Centres. However, during the booking process, you’ll have the opportunity to choose your preferred Test Centre and view its current appointment times.
Applying and paying for your driver theory test is a straightforward process that offers multiple options. You can conveniently apply and pay online, or if you prefer, you can obtain the application form (pdf) from the testing service and NDLS (National Driver Licence Service) centers.
Booking a test can be done in various ways: online, by phone, or through postal service.
For the best chance of success, we highly recommend utilizing the official DTT Learning App to pass your theory test on the first attempt! This comprehensive Driver Theory Test learning app provides unlimited access to the official learning material, while also monitoring your progress as you study. Moreover, you’ll have the opportunity to take Official Driver Theory Test sample tests, ensuring you are fully prepared and confident when the day of your theory test arrives. More information about the app and other revision materials can be found here:
✓ Motorcycles not exceeding:
50 cc e.g. Mopeds
✓ Minimum age 16
✓ IBT Training required: Modules 1, 2, 3 & 4
✓ Total 16 hours
✓ Training Moped Not Provided