Vehicle Registration

Vehicles imported as new or imported as used into the State must pay VRT and VAT and be allocated a registration number.

New Vehicles: 

When buying a new vehicle from your car dealer they will register your vehicle on your behalf


Imported New and Used Vehicles:  

You must present the vehicle to your local NCTS Centre who will calculate and collect the VRT and VAT and allocate a vehicle registration number to you.  Appointments in this regard are made by contacting 01 413 5975 or 1890 927 787.

For further information on the importing of vehicles into the State please see