Motor Tax


This department administers all of the Motor Taxation functions for Waterford city. We no longer handle driving licences or the processing of same. This function is now completely run by the National Driver Licence Service.

NOTE : Outside the city boundary, these functions are handled in the motor taxation office in Dungarvan (Waterford County Council Offices).


We also carry out a broad range of associated functions which include :


  •  Processing change of ownership of vehicles
  •  Issuing certificates of roadworthiness for relevant vehicles
  •  Updating changes of particulars for vehicles
  •  Registering owners of vehicles


    Related Information

    New procedures for declaring a vehicle off the road will apply from 1st July 2013. Up to the 30th September there will be a transition period, and on the 1st October the new regulations will come in to force.

    New rules for declaring a vehicle off the road. [ English ] [ Irish ]
    FAQs relating to the above scheme.

    Rates of Duty on Motor Vehicles (effective 1st January 2012)


  • Contact Details

    Motor Tax Office,
    The Deanery,

    Cathedral Square,
    051-849885 | Geraldine Carey

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    Opening Hours

    Monday - Friday
    9.30am - 12.30pm
    2pm - 4pm