Public Services provided by the Department for Infrastructure (DfI) and the Driver Vehicle Agency on Monday 19 September 2022

Date published: 13 September 2022

Following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the announcement of a bank holiday on the day of the State Funeral on Monday 19 September the Department advises the following:

DfI Buildings and Services

There will be no public access to any DfI buildings. In the event of an incident or emergency requiring a DfI response please use the out of hours contact numbers on NI Direct: DfI Roads Emergency/Out of Hours contact details | Department for Infrastructure (

Driver Vehicle Agency (DVA)

All DVA Test Centres will be closed on Monday 19 September.   The DVA will directly contact all customers with an appointment for a vehicle or driving test for Monday 19 September 2022  to reschedule their tests at the earliest opportunity. Driver Theory Tests will also be suspended and customers will be contacted directly by the service provider with advice on how to rebook their appointment.

Parking Restrictions

Motorists are advised that all parking restrictions including on-street charging remains in force on Monday 19 September.

Strangford Ferry

A normal sailing schedule will be in operation on Monday 19 September.

Notes to editors: 

  1. All media queries should be directed to the Department for Infrastructure Press Office at:
  2. The Executive Information Service operates an out of hours service for media enquiries between 1800hrs and 0800hrs Monday to Friday and at weekends and public holidays. The duty press officer can be contacted on 028 9037 8110.
  3. Follow the Department on Twitter @deptinfra and on Facebook @DepartmentforInfrastructure

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