The official RSA Driver Theory Test

ID Requirements

What are the ID Requirements for Driver Theory Tests?

We will only accept one of the following forms of identity (hard copy only – photocopy/pictures of ID are not acceptable):

All Test Categories

  • Public Services Card (with photograph)
  • Passports (valid for international use only or up to maximum 24 months expired)
  • Irish Passport Cards (valid for international use, not expired and in good condition)
  • National Identity Card from EU/EEA Member States or Switzerland
  • Irish Category B (Car) or Category A (Motorcycle) Learner Permit or Full Driving Licence (valid and in good condition)

Residency entitlement requirement to apply for a learner permit or driving licence:

You must be able to prove that you are a national of the European Union, European Economic Area or Switzerland or have leave to remain in Ireland to be eligible to apply for a learner permit or driving licence.

Please read the full list of documents which can be accepted as evidence of residency entitlement to apply for a learner permit or driving licence.

Test Category C & D

In addition to the identification requirement detailed above Test Category Bus (D) & Truck (C) Candidates must also bring with them:

  • A full current Category B Irish Driving Licence (or one from an EU/EEA member state or Switzerland) OR
  • A current Category C or D Irish Learner Permit (if applicable)
  • A full current Category C or D Irish Driving Licence (or one from an EU/EEA member state or Switzerland)(if applicable)

Test Category CPC Bus or Truck Case Study exam

In addition to the identification requirement detailed above Test Category Bus (D) & Truck (C) Candidates must also bring with them:

  • A full current Category B Irish Driving Licence (or one from an EU/EEA member state or Switzerland) OR
  • A current Category C or D Irish Learner Permit (if applicable)
  • A full current Category C or D Irish Driving Licence (or one from an EU/EEA member state or Switzerland)(if applicable)