Book theory test

Theory tests can be taken at 41 test centre locations around the country as part of the RSA’s driver testing and licensing process.

Use the locate a test site feature on theory  Road Safety Authority website to select the correct vehicle category you need (car, motorcycle/moped, bus or truck) and then find the nearest test centre.

Information on current appointment times is available from the online booking page or by calling the information and booking line, 1890 606-106.  Available appointment times can vary between test centres.

Note: if you fail to arrive at the centre in time for your test appointment or cancel within five days of your test appointment you will lose your test fee.

Applying for Test


Before applying for your driving test online:

Verify that you are eligible to sit your test— Make sure you have taken the 12 Mandatory EDT driving lessons.

Know your current, valid driver number.

  • Know your PPS number—this can be found on tax documents or your pay slip and it is often on correspondence from a social welfare or tax office.

You must have a valid debit, laser or credit card (Visa and Mastercard are currently accepted).


To apply log on to
Once you’ve made sure you satisfy the above requirements, you can:

When applying for a test online, you may schedule a test for yourself if one is available.

If you are having problems applying for your test online, you can contact Road Safety Authority driving test section by emailing or by telephoning:

Within Ireland 1890 40 60 40; outside Ireland 00353-9625000
Monday-Friday (excluding Bank Holidays), 8:00 -18:00

Region Covered

Please check the link below to see the regions that we work with

Contact us

Alert Driving School Mullingar

Co. Westmeath,



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    Brian F. Sept.2013
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