Driving Instructor

The following is for general information purposes only. All further queries regarding this information should be directed to the competent authority listed below.

Competent Authority

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is the competent authority for driving instructors in Ireland. Please find link to the RSA website below.

The Road Safety Authority

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:


Contact details

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
Primrose Hill
Dublin Road
Co Mayo

Tel: 353 96 25000 

Fax: 353 96 25252

E-mail: adi@rsa.ie