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Renew your motor tax at

You can renew your motor tax 24 hours a day, 7 days a week online

To do your motor tax renewal on-line you need:

  • To log on to
  • Credit or debit card
  • Motor insurance details
  • PIN number - this is printed on the renewal form sent to you from the Dept of Transport or may be obtained by clicking the "PIN Retrieval" button on The last six digits of your vehicle registration certificate number can be used as your PIN. This number begins with C and is printed on the front cover of the VRC in the top right hand corner. The last 6 digits can be used as your PIN.

Queries telephone for the online motor tax service is: 0818 411 412 / Email:

Renewing online

Renewing motor tax online is straightforward. The process is step by step. After you login to using the PIN, you will be asked to:

  • Confirm details of your vehicle - they will be displayed on the screen for you
  • Confirm your name and address - they will be displayed on the screen for you
  • Enter your vehicle insurance details
  • Select the period of taxation
  • Enter your card details for payment

The disc will be posted to you within five working days. You can track the issue of your disc by clicking on the "Track Disc Issue" link on the homepage.

Renewing in your local motor tax office

You can renew in the Ennis or Ennistymon motor tax office. You can renew four (4) weeks before the current disc expires - you don't have to wait until the current disc expires or is only a day or two from expiring. The renewal will be from the expiry date, so you will not lose out. The busiest days of every month are the last two days of each month and the first two days of each month. Avoid these days and beat the queue! You will need:

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Content Last Updated/Reviewed: 20/06/18