New National Driver
Licence Service in Leitrim

On October 29, the National Driver Licence Service (NDLS), the new service to receive applications for driving licences and learner permits, will open nationwide.

On October 29, the National Driver Licence Service (NDLS), the new service to receive applications for driving licences and learner permits, will open nationwide.

Managed by the RSA, the Leitrim centre will be at Unit 7, Bridge Lane, Carrick-on-Shannon. Applications will no longer be accepted at Local Authority Motor Tax Offices from Friday, October 25.

The centres will stay open throughout lunchtime on weekdays and will open from 9am-2pm on Saturdays. It is required that you apply for your learner permit or driving licence in person. As part of the security process, customers will be required to bring documentation to confirm their identity, in addition to their application form.

The customers photograph and signature will also be captured digitally, to be used on the new licence and this is included in the cost of the licence. The new licence or learner permit will then be posted out to customers within eight working days.

A ten year licence will cost €55, permit will be €35.

For more information visit www.ndls.ie or call 0761-087880.