Form RF100A (PDF) – Motor Tax Renewal
This form can be used to renew the motor tax on your vehicle if, for any reason, the form issued to you in the post is unavailable. The form must be used if you wish to pay arrears in a motor tax office or declare a period of non-use of a vehicle. Detailed instructions on completing and submitting the form are contained in the accompanying notes.
Form RF105 (PDF) – Transfer of Vehicle Ownership to a Motor Dealer
This form must be completed when notifying the Department of a transfer of vehicle ownership to a Motor Dealer. The form must be completed by both parties and forwarded to the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Town Centre, Shannon, County Clare. The seller should also give the motor dealer the Vehicle Registration Certificate (or licensing certificate).
Form RF111 (PDF) – Change of Particulars
This form is to be used if a change is required to the recorded details of your vehicle, such as:
Motor tax class
Name (as a result of marriage, etc.)
Detailed instructions on completing and submitting the form to your local motor tax office are contained in the accompanying notes.
Form RF111A (PDF) – Goods Only Declaration
Employer form available if required.
This form must be completed at a Garda Station if the applicant is taxing the vehicle at the goods rate and the design gross vehicle weight of the vehicle does not exceed 3,500 kg.
Form RF200 (PDF) – Notification of Transfer of Ownership: PRE 93 reg and “never taxed” vehicles.
RF200 form is used primarily to notify change of ownership of a vehicle registered before 1 January 1993. The completed form and logbook must be submitted to your local motor tax office.
This form can also be used to transfer ownership for vehicles that have never been taxed in the Republic of Ireland and which therefore do not have a Vehicle Registration Cert VRC. In this case please stroke out “for vehicles registered before 1 January 1993” at the top of the RF200 form. As regards these and any vehicle registered since 1 January 1993, where Part B of your Vehicle Licensing Certificate is used the form should be returned to the;
Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport,
This form is to be used when making an application for a replacement document where the original was lost, stolen or destroyed. The form must be completed and witnessed by a member of the Garda Síochána at your local Garda Station. The completed form must be submitted to your local Motor Tax Office. Form RF134 Privacy Notice
Form RF120 (PDF) – Application for a Refund of Motor Tax
This form is to be used when making an application for a refund of motor tax. You must complete the form and get it witnessed by a member of an Garda Síochána. The completed form must be submitted to your local Motor Tax Office.
Form RF150 (PDF) – Declaration of Non-Use of a Motor Vehicle
This form is to be used if declaring a period of non-use for a vehicle. The completed form must be submitted to your local Motor Tax Office.
Form TF300a (PDF) – Trailers- Weight identification certificate for new or imported.a) Cert of conformity from the manufacturer (type approval certificate Irish or EU) or
b) original version of the plating certificate should be acceptable proof of previous registration in the UK as VOSA are the registration authority for trailers in the UK.
c) if previously registered in another member state,
Evidence indicating compliance with the necessary EU provisions( Annexes 1 and II Directive 99/37 EC).
for member states that have not adopted Directive 99/37 EC
Letter on headed paper from the relevant national registration authority (per paragraph 7 overleaf Form TF300a) confirming as follows –
that the trailer has entered the register of the relevant authority and the chassis number, (VIN), type of trailer and contact details for the relevant authority. Form TF300a Privacy Notice
Form TF300b (PDF) – Trailers – Weight identification certificate outside scope of type approval.
weight identification certificate for trailers outside scope of type approval
PRE – 29th Oct. 2012 manufactured or b) completed in more than one stage before 29th Oct 2013 or c) special purpose vehicles before 29th Oct 2014.
The TF300b –completed by the manufacturer OR completed by an authorised test centre previously. Details required: date of manufacture, total and individual axle weights per trailer cw TF100 + stamp at ATC. Form TF300b Privacy Notice
The following is required, plus there is a charge of €353 with the application:
- Garage code – (4 – 5 digit numeric ) provided by the Department of Transport Tourism and Sport National Vehicle and Driver File (NVDF) Shannon, Co Clare. Ph. 0818 411412
- Property rateable valuation RV (as per the Rateable Valuation certificate OR rate demand) confirmation that your rates account is up to date (or is subject to an agreed payment plan)
- copy of commencement notice relating to any planning approval for commercial garage if no Rateable Valuation is yet available.
- Insurance – appropriate to motor trade business.
- VAT number – UNLESS turnover does not exceed the appropriate limit for VAT registration purposes in which case PPS number required.
- Surrender of previous year’s trade plate/s or completed RF134 form if unavailable
Car sold but you remain in ownership.
You may be picking up bills for parking infringements, you never kept a copy of the change of ownership and the transfer has not gone through. The new owner cannot be contacted or fails to submit the change of ownership to the Department of Transport . The attached declaration can be submitted to “Department of Transport, Town Centre, Shannon Co Clare along with copies of any supporting documentation.