Driving Licence Requirements

Requirements for obtaining an SPSV driver licence

SPSV driver licences are granted only to people who:-

  • Are confirmed by An Garda Síochána to be suitable persons to hold SPSV driver licences;
  • Hold a valid driving licence – Class B or higher, and has held the driving licence without endorsement on a continuous basis during the 12 month period immediately preceding the application;
  • Remain tax cleared with the Revenue Commissioners; and
  • Pass the SPSV Entry Test and obtain the SPSV Skills Development Certificate (Exception: applicants for local area hackney driver licences are not required to pass the SPSV Entry Test.)