Taxation Rates


Rates:
  1. Motor Taxation-Rates of Duty - Effective: 01 October 2013.pdf (size 32.3 KB)
Private Cars

For first taxing of new or imported car you need:

  1. Application Form RF100 (From Garage or N.C.T.)
  2. Appropriate fee (see private rates)

To renew motor taxation when there is no break in tax you need:

  1. Completed application form, i.e. Reminder form (RF100B) which comes to you by post about 10 days before your tax is due for renewal or the manual tax renewal form (RF100A) available from Tax Office or most Garda Stations.
  2. Appropriate fee (see private rates)

To renew motor taxation when there is a break in tax you need:

  1. Completed application form (RF100A). If your tax is a month or more overdue you will be liable for arrears, but if the vehicle has not been used in a public place since the renewal date you are not liable for arrears of tax but the 'Non-Use Period' section of the form must be completed and witnessed at a Garda Station.
  2. Appropriate fee (see private rates)

To renew tax where details relating to your vehicle have changed since the vehicle was last taxed a re-declaration is necessary (e.g. change of address, change of class, engine change) you need:

  1. Completed Declaration Form (RF111)
  2. Appropriate fee (see private rates)
  3. Registration Book/Vehicle Licensing Certificate/Vehicle Registration Certificate

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Goods Vehicles

For first taxation of new or imported goods vehicles you need:

  1. Completed application form (RF100) from Garage or N.C.T.
  2. Weight docket from authorised WeighBridge if unladen weight is over 1524 kgs (See List)
  3. Goods declaration form stamped by Gardai if unladen weight is less that or equal to 1524Kgs
  4. Appropriate fee (see Goods rates)
  5. Statement of result of vehicle test (pass) where appropriate if one year old or over.(See list of authorised testers)
  6. Appropriate Fee:Goods Vehicles Rates
  7. Appropriate fee for issue of Certificate of Road Worthiness (Light: €6.00, Heavy:€13.00)

To renew motor taxation on a goods vehicle you need:

  1. Completed application form, i.e. Reminder form (RF100B) or Tax Renewal Form (RF100A)
  2. If design gross vehicle weight is less than 3500 kg. a current Certificate of Road Worthiness is required for vehicles 1 year old and every year thereafter (fee of €6.00 to convert Pass Statement).
  3. If design gross weight is greater than 3500 kg. a current Certificate of Road Worthiness is required for vehicles 1 year old and every year thereafter (fee of €13.00 to convert Pass Statement)
  4. Appropriate fee (see goods rates)

An articulated vehicle (i.e. vehicle and semi-trailer) is regarded as a single vehicle and motor tax is payable on the basis of the un laden weight of the tractor unit plus the un laden weight of the heaviest semi-trailer which will be used at any time during the period of the licence.

Miscellaneous

Forms required for taxing are as per Private Vehicles.

Motor Caravans

Declaration form (available from Motor Tax Office) must accompany application.

Taxi/Hackney

Must be accompanied by P.S.V. Drivers licence and Taxi/Hackney Licence.

Vintage/Veteran

Must be 30 years old. Application form required is RF100A or RF111 for first time taxing as vintage.

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Large P.S.V

Forms required for taxing are as per Private Vehicles Tax applications for P.S.V. vehicles must be accompanied by P.S.V. Licences.

Youth/Community Bus
  1. Appropriate Application Form
  2. Declaration Form
  3. Letter from organisation taxing the vehicle for first time confirming exclusive use of the vehicle
  4. Correct Fee
Trade Plate Licences

Form required for taxing is RF 700 which must be accompanied by :

  1. Evidence of registration for Value Added Tax, Vat Number or where turnover does not exceed minimum for VAT registration purposes, the Revenue and Social Insurance (RSI) number
  2. Evidence of valuation for Rating purposes of the applicant's premises or, if the premises are new and not yet valued, evidence of Planning Permission.
  3. Current Certificate of Insurance under the Road Traffic Act 1961 as amended appropriate to Motor Trader.
  4. Appropriate Fee (See Large PSV, Trade Plates etc)
  5. Plate(s) being replaced
Replacement Documents

If you have misplaced any of the following documents, Form RF134 must be completed and witnessed by a member of the Garda Siochana at your local Garda Station:

Document replacement costs
DocumentCost
Registration Book€12.00
Vehicle Licensing Certificate€12.00
Vehicle Registration Certificate€12.00
Tax Disc€6.00
Trailer Licence€6.00
Certificate of Roadworthiness (Heavy)€7.00
Certificate of Roadworthiness (Light)€3.00

We can only accept applications for replacement documents from the registered owner of the vehicle at the time of Application

Hackney Licences

All Hackney/Taxi Licences are now dealt with by the National Car Testing Centre Tel:1890 927 977