Buying or selling a vehicle

Buying a new car
There are a number of public services associated with buying a new car. What should you know about tax, insurance and registering your new car?

Buying a used car
As cars decline in value over time buying a used car is sometimes a good option when searching for a vehicle. This document tells you what you need to know before you buy a second hand car.
This document is in: Motoring

Change of vehicle ownership
If you sell your car, the Driver and Vehicle Computer Services Division of the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport must be informed.

Importing a vehicle into Ireland
Find out how to import your car and other motor vehicles into Ireland, and if you are liable to pay Vehicle Registration Tax (VRT).
This document is in: Coming to live in Ireland

Consumer guide to buying a new car
A new car can be a big investment. Description of the legal requirements when buying a new car and information on the various finance options.
This document is in: Motoring

Renting a Car
Normally consumers have no problems renting vehicles but there are ways to minimise any risk of car hire problems, these are described here.
This document is in: Motoring

How to dispose of an end-of-life vehicle
An end-of-life vehicle is a car or small van which is to be scrapped. Find out what you must do if want to dispose of one.