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Ireland - IRL2

Issue period: 04/07/2005 - 18/01/2013

Physical description

Size: 74 x 111 mm  

Format: A5

Material: Paper like

Colour: Pink

Distinctive features: Bilingual (English/Irish)


Security features


  • 1 Surname of the holder
  • 2 Other name(s) of the holder
  • 3 Date and place of birth
  • 4a Date of issue of the licence
  • 4b Date of expiry of the licence
  • 4c Name of the issuing authority
  • 5 Number of licence
  • 6 Photograph of the holder
  • 7 Signature of the holder
  • 8 Permanent place of residence
  • 9 category(ies) of vehicle(s) the holder is entitled to drive
  • 10 Date of first issue of each category(ies)
  • 11 Date of expiry of each category
  • 12 Additional information/restriction(s)

Categories & Codes


For more information on the corresponding categories, please check the Commission decision on equivalence.


Period of validity*

A, A1, B, BE, C, C1, CE, C1E, D, DE, D1, D1E, (W), (M)

Until 70: 10 years;

above 70: 3 years

*This refers to the administrative validity of the document and does not necessarily reflect the holder’s right to drive.


National categories

National category

Description of national category


Land Tractor and Work Vehicle


Professional drivers

  • Certificate of professional competence is issued : YES
  • Code 95 is marked on the driving licence : NO