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New Driver Licensing Rules from 19th January 2013

From January 19th 2013 new EU rules relating to the licensing of drivers of some vehicles will be introduced. The changes will mostly apply to new drivers taking out either a learner permit or a full licence for the first time These changes mainly affect motor cycle and higher category licenses. . All Driving licences for higher categories will be limited to a maximum of 5 years. The most common licence held by Irish drivers is for a motorcar, a category B licence, and this is not going to change.

Applications for Driving Licences/permits  received after 11th January 2013 will be subject to the new rules and will be issued after 19th January 2013.

If you have a query please contact the RSA by emailing or LoCall number 1890 40 60 40.

Posted: 07/01/2013
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