applying for a Learner Permit, candidates must pass a theory
1: Theory Test Certificate
will need to provide a valid Theory Test Certificate, you
must pass the Driving Theory Test.
2: Complete Eyesight Certificate D502
document certifies that your eyesight is adequate for driving.
complete the form, arrange an appointment with a registered
optician or a doctor to conduct an eye test. He/she will then
complete the form. The certificate is then valid for one month.
3: Complete the Medical Report form D501
document certifies that you are fit to drive.You only need
to complete a Medical Report D501 if:
You are over 70 or will be 70 on the day your licence is issued.
* You answer ‘Yes’ to any of the medical questions
on Application Form D201 below.
* You require a licence for a category of vehicle other than
an ordinary car. View a list of all licence categories.
complete the form, make an appointment with a doctor. He/she
will complete the form for you.
4: Complete the Learner Driving Permit Application Form D201
Learner Driving Permit Application Form D201 is available
from public libraries and Garda Stations.
5: Return your documentation
Proof of your identity. This could include your:
* Original birth certificate
* Original passport
* Original certificate of registration from the Garda National
* Two identical recent passport type photos, signed by you
on the reverse.
* A cheque or postal order for €15.00, made payable to
‘Dublin City Council’. Do not enclose cash. You
will receive your Learner Driving Permit by post within 28
Forms to download
Certificate D502 | Medical
Report form D501 |