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Do I need to pay VRT on a 2018 model?


I wish to import a UK car into Ireland. It's a 2018 model, but over six months old - do I have to pay VRT?

Filed under VRT - Asked by KEVIN SHORTT (DUBLIN) - Thu, 11 Oct 2018 10:01

VRT on an imported LR Defender?


A friend is looking at importing a UK passenger Defender 2007/08; is there any way to get VRT cost before arrival?



Filed under VRT - Asked by Dermot Wilson (Blessington) - Wed, 24 Oct 2018 18:53

Why do we still have VRT in Ireland?

Why is VRT still on vehicles in Ireland when the EU told Ireland to scrap it due to unfair price competition within the EU?

Filed under VRT - Asked by Eamon Morrissey (Meath) - Fri, 14 Sep 2012 17:39

How much is the late fee for VRT payment?

Does the VRT late charge of 0.1% of the VRT due start from point of entry or after the 30 days have lapsed? As in, if you register in 40 days time from entry, do you get charged for 10 days or 40 days?


Filed under VRT - Asked by Rob Conti (Mullingar) - Thu, 04 Oct 2018 14:18

How much VRT on a 2015 VW Transporter?

How much VRT could I expect to pay for converting a 2015 Volkswagen Transporter to a crewcab?

Filed under VRT - Asked by Fergus Lordan (Kerry) - Tue, 21 Aug 2018 18:57

Tax and VRT on an imported Defender?


Really useful site. I want to import a Land Rover Defender 90 from the North. It was made in June 2008; does this mean it falls under the old or new tax system? I am using it for personal purposes. As far as OMSP for VRT, do you know how the revenue calculates that?

Thanks and best regards


Filed under VRT - Asked by Gerard Mooney (Dublin) - Mon, 27 Aug 2018 07:09

VRT and motor tax on a Mercedes camper?


I was just wondering if I bought a 1991 Mercedes-Benz 308 diesel camper from the UK, what would the VRT estimate be and how much to tax it? The engine capacity is 3.0-litre. It has 74,456 miles on the clock.

Filed under VRT - Asked by Raymond Flynn (Athlone, Co. Westmeath) - Wed, 25 Jul 2018 16:29

How much VRT on a new Land Cruiser?

Hi there, how much would the VRT be on a 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser five-door LWB?


Filed under VRT - Asked by Elizabeth Kearns (Longford ) - Tue, 26 Jun 2018 13:54

VRT estimate for a 2017 Honda Civic?

I’m planning to import a 2017 Honda Civic Smart Plus 1.0-litre VTEC Turbo. No databases have this car and I can’t seem to get a VRT estimate anywhere.

Filed under VRT - Asked by Kamil Jastrzebski (Longford ) - Fri, 18 May 2018 14:05

Can a company import a car VRT-free?


We are an Irish registered company with an office and employees in the UK. We have a UK-purchased car (purchased new in 2015 and in the company name since) that is used by a UK employee as a company car. One of our employees here in Ireland is due a car and is happy to drive the UK car. Thus we wish to import and register the car here in Ireland at the head office. Can we import and register here without incurring VRT?


Filed under VRT - Asked by Harry Lawlor (Co Limerick) - Fri, 25 May 2018 14:24

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