The pass rate at one driving test centre in Co Cork was nearly twice as high as one in Dublin last year.
There was a 37 percentage point difference between the areas with the highest and lowest pass rates.
Ballincollig test centre in Cork had a pass rate of 75% last year - the highest in the country.
Carnmore in Galway was next highest, at nearly 68%.
Three other centres had rates above 64% - one in Birr, Co Offaly; Clifden, Co Galway; and O'Loughlin Gaels in Kilkenny.
The two centres with the lowest pass rates were in Dublin - one in Mulhuddart, at 38%, and Charlestown, at 39%.
The average pass rate across all centres last year was 53%, meaning just over one in two people who sat the test in 2022, passed.