Booking Your Theory Test


Introduced in 2001, the learner driver theory test meant that by law before applying for learner permit, candidates must complete and pass a test of their general road safety knowledge and motoring legislation. It applies to anyone applying for a first learners permit in any vehicle category. The current fee €45.

Driver theory test candidates will still be asked 40 questions and must answer 35 questions correctly in order to pass the test. The format of the test–multiple choice.

Learning material and supporting information, drinking and driving – Theory Test questions is available at

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Coronavirus note: From the 10th August 2020 all Driver Theory Test candidates will be required to bring and wear a face covering at all times in the Driver Theory Test Centre.

Once you have successfully passed your driver theory test, you will be given a certificate and you can now apply for your learners permit. The driver test certificate is only valid for 2 years from the date you passed.