Apply Online for learner permit or driving licence services, including renewal, updates, exchanges, and replacements.

Applying Online – What to Expect

Applying Online for Learner Permit or Driving Licence

Applying Online for Exchange of Foreign licence

Online Service now Available

Applying for a driving licence or learner permit just got a whole lot easier.

Our online service caters for all application types, you can apply online for

  • first-time learner permit or full licence
  • renewing your driving licence or learner permit
  • updating personal details
  • replacement of a lost/stolen or damaged licence or permit
  • exchanging your foreign licence for an Irish licence

Applying online is a simple, straightforward process, no need to book an appointment or attend an NDLS centre. Save time and do it the smart way Apply Online today.

All you need is your Public Services Card and your verified MyGovID for safe, secure access to your online application.

  • Already have a verified MyGovID account? Apply Now
  • If you haven’t got a verified MyGovID account but have a Public Services Card? You’re almost there. You can set up your verified MyGovID account using your public services card at
  • Don’t yet have a Public Services Card? You can book a Public Service Card (PSC) appointment by phoning your local Intreo office. For further details visit
  • If you are unable to fully complete your application today, you can save it and return within 20 days to complete.

For further details see our Applying Online FAQ’s here.

Save yourself a trip to an NDLS office and APPLY ONLINE NOW