Frequently Asked Questions.

Here are some common questions you might find useful.

Test bookings can be made by either calling  +353 01 626 6152 or online.
Visual re-tests need no booking.

There are different fees applicable for different types of vehicles. Click here for the price list. Visual re-tests are free of charge and need no booking.

Please ensure you have a valid form of I.D. with you for your CVR test. The only I.D. accepted is a valid passport or a driver’s license.

A pass statement cannot be issued without a presenter’s I.D.

Test duration varies depending on the vehicle.

  • Light vehicles take up to 1 hr
  • Heavy vehicles take up to 1 hr and 30 mins
  • Equipment re-tests up to 45 mins
  • Visual re-tests up to 15 mins

We will issue you a Pass Statement. Your Certificate of Road Worthiness (CRW) will then be posted out to you from the RSA, including a disc to be displayed clearly on the windscreen of the vehicle.

All retests must be completed within 21 calendar days and within 4,000 kms of the initial test or you’ll need to repeat the full test.

A visual re-test is free, but a re-test that requires a test lane has a fee that is half of the normal test fee. You should repair vehicle fail items immediately and present the vehicle for a re-test as soon as possible.

All commercial vehicles must be tested every year from the date of first registration.

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