Plans have been lodged to upgrade the NCT test centre on the O'Brien Road in Carlow Town.
A planning application has been made by Applus Inspection Services Ltd for internal modification to existing offices.
It includes the construction of a new waiting/reception area, toilets and store at ground level.
The project would also involve a new first mezzanine extension consisting of staff canteen, store and open plan area (103.2 sqm) together with all associated site works.
A decision is due by the Council on May 10.