VRT.ie Text Service


Calculate VRT or calculate motor tax only using the vehicle registration number

At VRT.ie we understand how difficult it is to manually enter vehicle details into online VRT calculator and road tax calculator. As a result at VRT.ie we have created a lot simpler way for you to calculate VRT and motor tax via the registration number of the vehicle. All you have to do is send us a text with the reg number as described below and you will receive a text with an estimate of your VRT or motor tax.

VRT via Text:

Text VRT, followed by a space, then the registration number to 57252, e.g. VRT LL12NRN to 57252.

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. Please ensure you enter the UK registration in the correct format, further information can be found here

Example VRT Response:
VRT calculator

Irish Car Value via Text:

Text Value, followed by a space, then the registration number to 57252, e.g. Value 00D1234 to 57252

Our valuations come from a market linked valuation engine that reflects current industry trends.

Example Car Value Response:
Irish Car Value

VRT Export Repayment via Text:

Text Export, followed by a space, then the registration number to 57252, e.g. Export 12c12299 to 57252.

Please note the VRT Export Repayment rate returned is an estimate and the model and version returned may not be an exact match for the registration number specified. Please ensure you enter the Irish registration in the correct format.

Example VRT Export Repayment Response:
VRT export repayment calculator

Motor Tax via Text:

Text Tax, followed by a space, then the registration number to 57252, e.g. Tax 00D1234 to 57252

Example Motor Tax Response:
Motor Tax calculator

Texts sent are charged at normal network rates and the cost of reply from us is €2.00. This is not a subscription service.

We supply motor tax rates for any vehicle.

We supply VRT estimates for cars and it may not be possible to receive an estimate for some rare cars such as maserati’s, ferrari’s etc.