07 April 2020 – Suspended driving licences and driving tests

This item is sourced from COVID-19 Policy Watch co-ordinated by Policy. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Type of Intervention: Public services
Sectors Involved: Physical distancing
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: The Irish Government suspended driver theory tests and practical tests until 19 April, except for people who are working in essential services such as healthcare or supply chain jobs.

The government plans to allow for NCT and licences to be automatically renewed during the emergency period.
Full details here: https://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/health/covid19_overview.html