The first step in the process before you can learn to drive is to pass the Driver Theory Test. This is a computerised multi-choice questionnaire costing €45.00 (for the Car Theory Test) which you have to pass in order to apply for your Learner Permit (you must answer at least 35 out of 40 questions correctly). Some of the topics covered are:
There are numerous locations around Ireland to sit your exam – you can choose the Test Centre of your choice at the time of booking. For proper preparation, you will need to purchase the Official Driver Theory Test, which is available as a Book or a CD Rom. Purchase on-line through the ISM Shop or from most main book stores such as Easons or Waterstones. You can also practise some of the questions (for free) through the ISM website.
Apply for your Driver Theory Test from the TheoryTest.ie website.