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

Renew My Learner Permit

To renew your learner permit online

You can apply to renew your learner permit within three months of its expiry date.

You can now quickly and easily renew your learner permit online. No need to complete paper forms, make appointments or visit an NDLS centre in person.

All you need is the following:

You must book an appointment to attend an NDLS centre. You will need to bring the required supporting documents, ID and fee. An application form is no longer required. Your photograph and signature will be captured electronically at the NDLS centre.

To apply in person at an NDLS centre you will need the following:

  • Your current or most recent learner permit. If your permit has been lost, stolen or damaged, you must also bring valid photo ID with you.
  • Proof of your personal public services number (PPSN).
  • If applying for a third or subsequent learner permit, you must have taken and failed a driving test in the previous two years or have made an application for a driving test.
  • Fully completed medical report form dated within one month, if required in your case.
  • Proof of your address dated within the last six months is required if your current address is not recorded on your permit and it differs from that provided to the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection (DEASP) if and when you applied for a PSC.
  • Proof that you are normally resident in Ireland if your place of birth and nationality are outside the EU/EEA
  • Your application fee of €35.00. You can only pay by credit or debit card, Google Pay or Apple Pay or Payzone voucher. If you are aged 70 years or over you are exempt from paying the fee.

You can apply in person at any of the 34 National Driver Licence Service (NDLS) centres nationwide.