Minister for State at the Department of Transport, Hildegarde Naughton TD has announced that from Monday 21 February 2022, the age at which an applicant for a driving licence must supply a medical report will increase from 70 to 75.

This also means that a person aged 65 to 71 can obtain a licence which will not expire until the eve of their 75th birthday. People aged 72 or over will be able to obtain a three year licence without needing a medical certificate.

See Government Press Release HERE

Detailed Information from the NDLS is available HERE