Calculate VRT online or via Text.
Our VRT Estimation Report will estimate the VRT you will need to pay when importing a car to Ireland.
Simply enter the UK vehicle registration and we will provide a report detailing a VRT estimate for similar model and version of vehicle based on a best effort match of the vehicles in the revenue’s database.
VRT Online Calculator
VRT via Text:
Text VRT, followed by a space, then the registration number to 57252, e.g. VRT LL12NRN to 57252. Texts cost €2 , full details here
Example VRT Response:
Please note the VRT rate returned is an estimate and the model and version returned may not be an exact match for the registration number specified.
How is VRT calculated?
There are 5 Revenue Vehicle Categories for VRT Purposes.
Revenue Category A – Passenger Vehicles.
Revenue Category B – Light Commercial Vehicles.
Revenue Category C – Heavy Commercial Vehicles.
Revenue Category D – VRT Exempt vehicles (incl. ambulances, fire engines).
Revenue Category M – Motor-cycles (incl. tri-cycles and quadricycles).
Revenue Category A vehicles are charged based on their CO2 emissions.
Revenue Category B vehicles are charged a flat rate of 13.3%.
Revenue Category C vehicles are charged €200.
Revenue Category D vehicles are charged a flat rate of 0%.
Revenue Category M vehicles are charged based on their engine capacity.