An appointment to have your vehicle inspected at an NCT centre must be made within 7 days of the vehicle entering the State in order to register and pay the VRT (and any other tax liabilities due on the vehicle). You must then complete the registration process within 30 days of arriving in the State.
How do I make an VRT booking?
You can book an appointment for one of the designated NCT centres can be made through one of the following methods:
- On-line by clicking here
- Phone: 01-4135975
- Post: Vehicle Registration Tax Inspection, 3026 Lakedrive, Citywest Business Campus, Naas Road, Dublin 24
Confirmation of your appointment will then be sent to you either by SMS, e-mail or by post. Please ensure you have carry proof of your confirmed appointment with you when using your vehicle until the registration process is completed and the registration number is displayed on the vehicle.
What information do I need when making a booking?
- Mobile Number
- E-mail address
- Type of Vehicle
- Chassis Number/VIN number
- Registration Number of Vehicle
How much does a VRT booking cost?
There is no charge to make a booking, however If you cancel or rearrange this confirmed appointment within five working days (Monday- Friday) of the test date (not including the day you contact NCTS), fail to show up for the test or fail to bring the required documentation with you, a €23.81 (inclusive of VAT) surcharge will be applied when the vehicle is next brought for testing.
Any queries relating to the cancellation fee may be made in writing to the Vehicle Registration Tax Inspection, Lakedrive 3026, Citywest Business Campus, Naas Road, Dublin 24.