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Get your Provisional Licence - this is not a difficult process but may take a couple of weeks
Theory Test. Call 1890 606 106 to book your theory test. You must score at least 36/40 to pass so it is worth studying the book or CD ROM (available in all bookshops). When you pass you will receive a certificate
You must get your eyes tested and have an eyesight report that allows you to drive
You need two passport photos
Your birth certificate or passport is required for proof of identity
You must pay €15 for the licence

You must complete an application form (available in Garda stations)
To apply by post, send all of the above to:
Licensing Authority,
River House,
Chancery Street,
Dublin 7

You should receive your licence in two weeks.

Alternatively, you can apply in person at the above address or at Nutgrove Shopping Centre. If you apply in person, you will receive a receipt which will allow you to drive accompanied immediately. You will receive your licence in about one week.


Telephone (01) 20 20 120 or 087 996 9999 Add to Favourites