Private Car Procedures

For first taxing of a new or imported car you need :

  • Application Form RF100 (From Garage)
  • Appropriate Fee Private Car Rates

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

  • Completed application from, i.e Reminder RF100B or Tax Renewal Form RF100A
  • Appropriate Fee - Private Car Rates

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

  • Completed Tax Renewal Form RF100A witnessed by Garda
  • Appropriate Fee Private Car Rates

To renew tax where a re-declaration is necessary (e.g. change of address, change of class, change of engine) you need:

  • Completed Declaration Form RF111
  • Appropriate Fee Private Car Rates
  • Letter from garage (where change of engine or class)
  • Changes of Ownership, Vehicles registered before 1/1/1993
  • Dealt with by local Motor Taxation Office.
  • RF200 Form (Available from Motor Taxation Office)
  • Registration Book
  • Changes of Ownership, Vehicles registered since 1/1/93
  • Dealt with by Vehicle Registration Centre, Shannon, Co. Clare if vehicle is not being taxed
  • Vehicle Licensing Certificate

To renew tax after a change of ownership. For vehicles registered pre - 1993 you need :

  • Completed Form RF100A (Tax Renewal)
  • Registration Book
  • RF200 form completed between buyer and seller
  • Appropriate Fee Private Car Rates

To renew tax after a change of ownership. For vehicles registered after 01/01/1993 you need :

  • Vehicle Licensing Certificate, if not - top part A with previous owner’s name and declaration witnessed by Commissioner of Oaths
  • Current Certificate of InsuranceAppropriate Fee Private Car Rates
  • Ireland Structural and Investment Funds
  • EU European Regional Development Fund