RSA

RSA Services affected by move to Level 5 Covid19 Restrictions

22.10.2020

Under Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions to prevent the spread of Covid19, effective from midnight on Wednesday 21 October, for six weeks, the Government has classified some Road Safety Authority (RSA) services as essential services. The Government has classed The Driver Testing Service, the National Driver Licence Service, the National Car Testing Service and the Commercial […]

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Final reminder for residents in Ireland to exchange their UK / NI driving licence for an Irish driving licence

01.10.2020

The National Driver Licence Service (NDLS)* is issuing a final reminder to anyone resident in Ireland with a UK / NI driving licence that they need to exchange it now, as their UK/NI licence will not be valid to drive here after 31 December 2020. While the UK has left the EU, a transition period […]

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Minister Ryan and Minister Naughton announce Further Extensions to validity of Driving Licences, in ongoing response to COVID impacts

10.08.2020

Minister Eamon Ryan T.D. and Minister of State Hildegarde Naughton T.D. at the Department of Transport, today 10/08/2020 have announced details of a further extension to the validity period of driving licences in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and the disruption it has caused to licensing services delivered by the Road Safety Authority (RSA). This […]

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Statement from the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross and the Road Safety Authority in relation to the gradual re-opening of the driving test service

28.06.2020

The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross and the Road Safety Authority (RSA) have confirmed that the driver testing service will restart on a gradual basis during Phase 3 of the road map for easing of Covid19 restrictions. Providing an update on when learner drivers can expect to sit car tests the Minister […]

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Vehicle Owners Reminded of 4 Month Test Extension and 16 NCT Test Centres re-opening on Monday 29 June

28.06.2020

The National Car Testing Service (NCTS) has now updated all records for those customers’ vehicles that qualified for the 4 month test extension as announced by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Mr Shane Ross in April. A vehicle with a test due date on or after 28th March 2020 has now had their […]

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Statement from the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross, and the Road Safety Authority in relation to the gradual re-opening of some RSA services

06.06.2020

The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross and the Road Safety Authority (RSA) have confirmed that the phased reopening of some RSA’s services will begin on Monday 8 June, the start of phase 2 of the Government’s road map for easing of Covid19 restrictions. The National Driver Licence Service (NDLS), the Driver Theory […]

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Road Safety Authority and An Garda Síochána Renew Road Safety Appeal As Deaths Rise 9% in 2020

27.05.2020

17% increase in fatal collisions compared to 2019 Doubling of pedestrian deaths (18 year to date), a cause of concern Gardai launch roads policing enforcement operation over June Bank Holiday weekend   Wednesday 27 May. The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána have renewed their appeal for road users to take extra care […]

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Statement from the Minister of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross, and the Road Safety Authority in relation to a phased resumption of Commercial Vehicle Testing

16.05.2020

The Minister of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross and the Road Safety Authority (RSA) have confirmed that the Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness Testing (CVRT) network will reopen from 18 May 2020 for vehicles with a test due date prior to 28 March 2020 (before the 3-month extension to commercial vehicle certificates of roadworthiness came into […]

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Extension to the period of validity of official documents in relation to the Vehicle Testing, Driver Licensing, and Related Services

20.04.2020

The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross, has announced the details of the legislative steps he has taken in support of the necessary closure of a range of Road Safety Authority services as result of the ongoing COVID 19 situation. Under the new measures, the following have come into effect in relation to […]

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Statement from the Minister of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross, and the Road Safety Authority (RSA) in relation to the National Driver Licence Service (NDLS), the National Car Testing Service (NCT)

29.03.2020

The Minister of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross and the RSA have confirmed that the National Driver Licence Service (NDLS), the National Car Testing Service (NCT), as well as the Commercial Vehicle Testing System are suspended until further notice with immediate effect. This is in order to comply with the new public restrictions, announced […]

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