When your driving licence expires you must renew it if you still want to drive.
Driving licences are issued if you pass a driving test. Rules about driving licences, forms and how to apply.
It is a legal requirement to hold a learner driving permit before learning to drive a car or work vehicle on public roads in Ireland.
If you change your name or address, you can exchange your current driving licence or learner permit for an updated one
If your most recent driving licence or learner permit has been lost or stolen but is still valid, you can obtain a replacement.
Motor vehicles in Ireland are divided into different categories for driver licensing purposes. Information is provide on categories of vehicles and the minimum age you need to be in order to legally drive them.
Before you learn to drive a motorcycle on a public road in Ireland, you must obtain a learner driving permit for the vehicle you wish to drive.
Before you learn to drive a bus or truck on a public road in Ireland, you must obtain a learner driving permit for the type of vehicle you wish to drive.
Before you learn to drive while pulling a trailer that weighs more than 750kg, you must obtain a learner driving permit.
How to exchange a driving licence issued in another country for an Irish driving licence, including information on the fees and a list of recognised exchange countries.
An international driving permit allows you to drive in foreign countries without further tests or applications. Find out how to apply for a permit, the costs involved and those countries in which you can use your permit.