New Extension period for Driving LicencesFind out more
Check if your licence has been extended on our expiry calculator here
If your driving licence expired between 1 March 2020 and 31 May 2020, your expiry date is extended until 1 July 2021.
If your driving licence expired between 1 June 2020 and 31 August 2020, your expiry date is extended by 13 months (including previous extension) e.g., a licence expired on 31 August 2020 will have a new expiry date of 30 September 2021.
If your driving licence expired between 1 September 2020 and 30 June 2021 your expiry date is extended by 10 months e.g., a licence which expiring on 30 June 2021 will have a new expiry date of 30 April 2022.
NOTE: You do not need to do anything to avail of this extension as your driver record will be automatically updated. A new driving licence will not be issued to you.
Check expiry date and earliest renewal date of your current licence on expiry date calculator here.
NOTE: You can only apply for a renewal of a driving licence/learner permit if it is within three months of its expiry date.
There is no further extension to learner permits at this point.
Coronavirus (COVID – 19) and NDLS servicesFind out more
Update 6 May: The National Driver Licence Service (NDLS) centres continues to remain open for essential workers only. However, from Monday 17 May NDLS centres are open to all customers.
NDLS customers who have a Public Services Card or MyGovID can Apply Online.
Customers are reminded that due to public health measures in place to tackle the spread of the Covid -19, walk-in appointments are no longer available. You must book an appointment to attend an NDLS centre. You can book an appointment here
For FAQ’s on Covid-19 Safety Measures in NDLS Centres here.