VRT Calculator

Calculate VRT online or via Text.

Our VRT Calculation Report will calculate 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 calculation 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:
VRT calculator

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.

Sample Report

Vehicle VRT Calculation

Vehicle Details

Statistical Code 40287323
Model 320
Make BMW

Breakdown of VRT Calculation

Open Market Selling Price (OMSP) determined by Revenue €37926
Monthly Adjustment +95%
Depreciation Code Allocated by Revenue F1
Odometer Reading 90000 Miles
Date of First Registration May 2012
Mileage/Kilometre Reduction €0
Rate of Depreciation for this Vehicle 62%
Current OMSP determined by Revenue €13691

Revenue CO2 Calculation

CO2 Emissions 109
Rate of VRT 16%

Vehicle Registration Tax


VRT Calculator was last modified: January 26th, 2019 by admin