Driver Licences

Drivìng Licence Service


The National Driver Licence Service (NDLS) now processes and issues Driving Licences and Permits. Applicants must attend in person at their local NDLS office when applying for a licence or permit.

The Kilkenny office is at Cillin Hill, Dublin Road, Kilkenny You can make an appointment and get forms and information on-line at,

email: or Phone: 076 1087880.



Enquiries, bookings etc. are made directly to the Road Safety Authority at -

or phone: 1890 40 60 40, 096 78289 or 01 6375040.



Enquiries, bookings etc. are made directly to the Driver Theory Test Service at

or phone: 1890 60 61 06.

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Emergency Outside Office Hours

If you require the service of the Local Authority for an emergency outside of normal business hours please note the following:

Persons requiring the Fire Service for an emergency should Dial 112 and no other number

For all water related queries 1850 278 278 (Irish Water)

For any other emergency the public are advised to ring 1890 252654

Kilkenny County Council, County Hall, John Street, Kilkenny R95 A39T
Tel: +353 (0) 56 7794000 | Fax: +353 (0) 56 7794004
Email: | Emergency outside office hours: 1890 252 654
Water Queries : 1850 278 278 ( Irish Water )
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