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Theory Test

By law, before applying for a learner permit, candidates must complete and pass a computer based theory test on their knowlege of road safety and motoring legislation.

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The theory test exam will cover areas such as:

  • The Rules of the Road
  • Hazard Awareness
  • Eco-Driving
  • Risk Perception
  • Good Driving Behaviour

You can pay for your theory test online, by phone or by post

1. Online application:

You can apply and pay for your Driver Theory Test online here.

2. Telephone:

  • You can telephone lo-call 1890 606 106 this service is available Monday to Friday 08:00 to 18:00 hours. Ensure you have a credit/Debit card and your PPS number at hand. A representative will book and immediately confirm your appointment.
  • Text phone 1890 616 216

3. Post:

You can download a postal application here

They are also available at Driver Theory Test centres and Motor Taxation offices.

Send your completed application to:

Driver Theory Test, PO Box 788, Togher, Cork.