Learning to drive can seem like a daunting prospect before you begin. However with some hard work, plenty of practice and the help of an excellent RSA approved driving instructor anyone can become a safe and confident driver and pass their test first time. There are a few easy steps which you need to take before you get a Learner Permit. 1. Pass the theory test. To apply online visit www.theorytest.ie or call 1890 606 106. 2. Complete an eyesight test at your local Opticians. 3. Complete the Learner Driving Permit Application Form D201 available from a Garda Station or Local Tax office. 4. You need two passport sized photographs and they need to be signed on the back. 5. You need your full birth certificate or passport for proof of identity. To apply by post send all of the above to: Licensing Authority, Dublin City Council, Block B, Blackhall walk, Queen Street, Dublin 7. You should receive your licence in approximately one week. You are now eligible to take driving lessons, so book on line or contact You Drive on 01-559 1608 / 087 617 7575.