Change of Ownership
Change of Ownership for Vehicles registered before 1993:
For Vehicles registered before 01/01/1993 your local Motor Taxation Office will record the change of ownership. The following will be required by your Motor Tax Office:
- RF200 - Transfer of Vehicle Ownership - Pre 1993 Vehicles (PDF) - 108 kbs
- Old Log Book (Brown Book). If lost download and complete RF134 - Application for Replacement Document (PDF) - 85 kbs
Change of Ownership for Vehicles registered after 01/01/1993:
The Seller and Buyer must sign the Vehicle Registration Cert and either:
- Send it to Shannon to have the changes recorded or
- Bring it into MTO if it needs to be taxed to have the records changed.
A new Vehicle Registration Cert (VRC) will issue from Shannon, Co. Clare. The seller must have the VRC at the time of sale. If it is lost by him / her they must get a replacement before the sale (form RF134).
To change ownership on a vehicle which does not require tax:
Send the Vehicle Registration Cert to Department of Transport, Shannon, Co Clare.
They will update the ownership and post a new Vehicle Registration Certificate to the buyer.