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Driver Licences

Dáil Éireann Debate, Tuesday - 14 December 2021

Tuesday, 14 December 2021

Questions (196)

Robert Troy


196. Deputy Robert Troy asked the Minister for Transport if he will examine the current costs incurred by citizens over the age of 70 in renewing their driving licence for a three year period (details supplied); if he will consider a reduction in the licence fee for over 70s given the frequency with which they must renew and give consideration to the additional medical expenses which must be met as part of the renewal process. [61853/21]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

The fee for a 10 year driving licence is currently €55. Driving licences for people aged 70 and over are free of charge. There are no plans to subsidise costs incurred in meeting the requirements for applying for a driving licence.