The following is for general information purposes only. All further queries regarding this information should be directed to the competent authority listed below.
The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is the competent authority for driving instructors in Ireland. Please find link to the RSA website below.
Procedures required for becoming a Road Safety Authority Approved Driving Instructor in Ireland
If you are a driving instructor who is intending to provide services based in Ireland, you may obtain comprehensive information on the relevant procedures required, in the following links on the Road Safety Authority's website below:
- Approved driving instructor section (ADI) - This provides information on the requirements for becoming a Road Safety Authority approved driving instructor in Ireland.
- Regulation section of the Road Safety Authority website - This provides information on the applicable regulations for driving instructors operating in Ireland.
Please find the relevant contact details for the approved driving instructor unit of the Road Safety Authority below.
ADI Unit , Driver Education Section
Road Safety Authority
Tel: 353 96 25000
Fax: 353 96 25252