HGV Driver Theory Test

HGV Driver Theory Test

Before applying for a Learner Permit, candidates must complete and pass a Driver Theory Test of their general road safety knowledge and motoring legislation.

The Driver Theory Test covers:

  • The rules of the road
  • Risk perception
  • Eco-driving
  • Hazard awareness
  • Good driving behaviour.

The test is offered in both Irish and English and consists of 40 multiple choice questions. 35 must be answered correctly to PASS. Candidates with special requirements can be accommodated.

On arrival at the test centre, the following Identification Documents are required. Please note that only valid and original documents will be accepted:

  • Your Full B Driving licence
  • Pay slip / Social welfare card – stating your PPSN

If you are late for your appointment, you will not be allowed to sit your test and you will lose your fee.

HGV Driver Theory Test


How to apply for your Drive Theory Test

You can easily apply for the theory test by phone, post or online.

1. On-Line. Book Online at prometric.com* – Special Offer packs are available.

2. Telephone. Lo- Call 1890 606 106. Representatives are available Monday to Friday 8:00am to 6:00pm and will book your test and immediately confirm your appointment.

3. By Postal Applications. You can download a Postal application here and are available at Driver Theory Test Centres and Motor Taxation Offices and sent to Driver Theory Test, PO Box 788, Togher, Cork (Please do not send your application form to the Driver Theory Test Centre).

Once your application has been received, you will be notified with the date, location and time of your test in advance. If you need to reschedule your theory test, contact the call centre listed above.


Call us today on 01 836 3344 to book a lesson!

Office Hours:

Sunday Closed
Monday:        8:30AM–5:30PM
Tuesday:        8:30AM–5:30PM
Wednesday:  8:30AM–5:30PM
Thursday:      8:30AM–5:30PM
Friday:           8:30AM–5:30PM
Saturday:      8:30AM–5:30PM