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TRADE PLATES

 

Trade Plates are issued to Motor Traders in order to use un-taxed/un-registered vehicles on the road in limited circumstances.

When applying for Trade plates, the following information will be required:

  • Your Motor Trader identity Number (Garage Code issued by Dept. of Transport)
  • Your VAT Number (if registered for vat, otherwise P.P.S.N. no. must be used)
  • Motor Trader premises Rateable Valuation OR  Date of granted Planning Permission
  • Motor Trader Insurance details

Trade Plates should be applied for with Trade Licence Application Form RF700.

 

For Motor Cycles ONE SET of Trade Plates consists of ONE plate

All Other Vehicles must display TWO plates, one front and one rear.

 

Trade Plate prices for 2015 are as follows:

Category of Vehicle Initial Trade Replacement Trade
  Licence/Plate Licence/Plate
Motor Cycle only €59 (1 plate) €38 (1 plate)
All other vehicles €353 (2 plates) €86 (2 plates)

 

GUIDE FOR MOTOR TRADERS TRADE LICENCE / PLATE SYSTEM CAN BE OBTAINED BELOW


Regulations for use of Trade Plates (PDF Document, 562 KB)
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