To drive in Ireland you need to have a driving licence. Which is tested and issued by the Road Safety Authority
Essential Driver Training(EDT) is a course of 12 one-hour lessons. These lessons are designed to cover certain critical driving skills and improve your practical driving skills. EDT can only be delivered by an RSA-approved instructor, an ADI.
EDT is mandatory to all learners who received their first driving permit on or after 4 April 2011. To site the driving test in Ireland you must undertake the Essential Driver Training(EDT). The EDT is a training course teaching fundamental driving skills to learner car drivers.
As you complete each lesson, your Approved Driving Instructor (ADI) will record your progress in a specially issued logbook.
Before applying for your driving test online:
- Verify that you are eligible to sit your test—6 month rule.
- Make sure you have taken the lessons mandatory for certain motorcyclists (IBT) or car drivers (EDT).
- Know your current, valid driver number.
- Know your PPS number—this can be found on tax documents or your pay slip and it is often on correspondence from a social welfare or tax office.
- You must have a valid debit, laser or credit card (Visa and Mastercard are currently accepted). (RSA)
You can apply for your driving test online by clicking here