Motor Tax


The Motor Tax Office at Courthouse, Cavan has re-opened to the public at the usual opening hours of 9am to 3.30pm (through lunch), Monday to Friday.

The public are asked to adhere to the new queuing system which will be in operation outside the building's side entrance. An intercom system will be in place allowing two customers into the office at any one time.

Where possible, the public are asked to avail of the many services, including motor tax renewals, on


Pay Your Motor Tax

Take a look at the ways in which you can pay for your motor tax.

Motor tax rates and fees

The motor tax rates applicable to various vehicle types

Taxing a vehicle

Documentation required to tax private and goods vehicles.

Motor tax refunds

Take a look at how to apply for a refund of motor tax.

Replacement Documents

Apply for replacement documents using form R134

Test Centres

Information on the National Car Test (NCT)

Change of Ownership

How to register a change of ownership of a vehicle

Declaring a Vehicle off the Road

Procedures and timescales in relation to declaring the non-use of a vehicle




Motor Tax Forms

Download forms to assist you in completing your application