Buying or selling a vehicle

Buying a new car
Read about your consumer rights and what you need to do when you buy a new car.
This document is in: Cars

Buying a used car
Find out about your rights and what you need to know before buying a used car.
This document is in: Cars

Electric vehicles
This page gives an overview of some of the grant supports and information available for electric vehicle owners and buyers.

Change of vehicle ownership
If you sell your car, the Driver and Vehicle Computer Services Division of the Department of Transport 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

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: Cars

How to dispose of an end-of-life vehicle
An end-of-life vehicle is a car or light vehicle that is ready to go to the scrapyard. There are laws in place to stop ELVs from creating an environmental hazzard, and to promote recycling.