Driving License in Ireland

All EU countries or members of the European Economic Area – the EU along with Norway, Liechtenstein and Iceland – are beneficiaries of an agreement of “mutual recognition” regarding driving licenses. Therefore, any EU citizen can drive in Ireland with a driving license issued in his/her country.

On the other hand, non-EU citizens will need an IDP (International driving permit), to drive a vehicle in Ireland. The IDP can be obtained in the home country.

Basic road traffic safety rules:


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