HGV Learners Permit

HGV Learners Permit

To apply for your learner  permit, follow these steps:

Step 1: You must hold a Full B licence before applying for any one of these categories

Step 2 : Apply for Driver Theory Test Trucks / Buses…

Step 3. Eyesight Report (Download)
Medical Report. (Download)

Step 4. You will also require 2 signed passport photographs

Return these documents to your local motor tax office Learner permit usually issued within 5 working days. The Learner permit fee is €15.00

For Category EC

You must hold a full C licence

Follow Steps 3 and 4 above and return all documents to your local Motor Tax Office.

HGV Learners Permit

Categories of vehicles / Minimum age of Driver

Category Age Description

C 18 Trucks (or other vehicles) having a design g.v.w exceeding 3500kg and passenger accommodation for not more than 8 persons

C1 18 Trucks (or other vehicles) in category C having a design g.v.w. over 3500kg but not over 7500kg and passenger accommodation for not more than 8 persons

EC 18 Vehicles in Category C with a trailer attached and where the design g.v.w. of the trailer is greater than 750kg.


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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