Wilton Driving Test Centre Cork

Driving test centres waiting times across Ireland

Are you hoping to take a test in either Wilton or Mallow driving test centres? You might have seen the news that driving test waiting times are over 30 weeks in places. The Irish Times says there are over 50,000 learner drivers eligible to sit their test but who are either waiting for test slots or who have just received an invitation to book one!

Across Ireland the average driving test waiting time for learner drivers is 19 weeks! In some areas the wait is an incredible 30+ weeks! That’s over 7 months. 

Driving test centres waiting times in Wilton and Mallow

The good news for learner drivers in Mallow and Cork is that the waiting times are slightly shorter at the moment. At the time of writing (January 2023) the estimated weeks to invitation for person who applies today by driving test centre are:

  • 17 weeks at Cork (Wilton)
  • 13 weeks at Mallow (Cork race course)

These waiting times are certainly better than many other test centres across Ireland. But there is still 3-4 months for an invite if you plan to use either Cork (Wilton) or Mallow driving test centre. So, if you live in Mallow or Cork and are thinking of booking driving lessons don’t delay. Call M N Phoenix Driving School now and book your lessons – 087 359 5202.

Some other positive news is that the RSA is taking efforts to cut the waiting time. It recently launched a recent recruitment campaign to increase permanent staff in the Driver Testing Service. If you didn’t catch the story in the Irish Times we’ve added a link to it here – driving test centre delays

If you’re planning on using Wilton or Mallow Driving test centres then book your lessons now

Book your 12 EDT lessons so you can get yourself on the list sooner rather than later! 

M N Phoenix Driving School has over a hundred 5 star Google reviews. These glowing reviews are testimony to the high standard of driving lessons we provide. That high standard results in students passing their driving test at Wilton (Cork) and Mallow driving test centres time and time again! 

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