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Covid-19 Update - Important notice for customers attending an NDLS centre click here


The following NDLS centres will open from 8th of June

Carlow, Cavan, Citywest, Clarehall, Cork, Drogheda, Ennis, Galway, Kilkenny, Leopardstown, Letterkenny, Limerick, Longford, Monaghan, Naas, Roscommon, Santry, Trim, Waterford, and Wicklow.

Please see latest FAQs on phased re-opening of NDLS centres.

You must book an appointment to attend an NDLS centre. No walk-in service will be available.

NDLS can only accept card payments. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept cash, cheques or postal order payments.

It is currently planned for the remaining centres to re-open in the coming weeks.

Extension of Validity of Driving Licences and Learner Permits

All Driving licences and Learner Permits expiring from 1 March to 30 June 2020 have been extended by four months. For more information on this and other Covid-19 related measures please click here.

The validity period of Driver theory test certificates, Certificates of competency, IBT and CPC certificates expiring between 1 March 2020 and 30 June 2020 have also been extended by four months.

If your driving licence or learner permit expired prior to the 1st of March 2020 you may be able to renew online at NDLS Apply Online.