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Welcome to the National Driver Licence Service (NDLS) Online

The faster, simpler way to apply for your driving licence or learner permit

You can now apply online for

  • first-time learner permit or full licence
  • renewing your driving licence or learner permit
  • updating personal details
  • replacement of a licence or permit (adding a new category or lost/stolen/damaged)
  • exchanging your foreign licence for an Irish licence

Expiry dates on some driving licences have been automatically extended, you may not need to renew your licence yet. Please check your expiry date on the expiry date calculator here before making an application to renew.


To apply online you need a MyGovID verified account. By clicking on the Continue with MyGovID button below, you will be redirected to the MyGovID login page.


If you have just verified your MyGovID account, please wait 30 minutes before logging in or clear your browser cache now for immediate access to the portal