Details to be submitted to Local Motor Tax Office to complete a sale:
If the Registration Book is not available then an RF134 form should be duly signed by the seller and stamped by Gardaí. RF134 to be submitted with the RF200 form and appropriate fee of €12.00.
Seller Unknown/Unable to sign RF200 form, (vehicles registered before 01/01/1993)
Note: If the ownership is being transferred to a Motor Dealer the registration book is not submitted but the garage should enter their Garage Code on the form RF200.
Details to be submitted to Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport, Shannon , Co. Clare to complete a sale:
Vehicle Registration Certificate(VRC) must be completed by both the seller & buyer.
A new Vehicle Registration Certificate will then be posted out directly to the new owner.
Motor Tax Offices will process a change of ownership in the following situations:
Change of ownership - Person purchases vehicle, previous owner has lost VRC or person cannot locate previous owner.
Buyer submits a Statutory Declaration form to Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport, Shannon, Co.Clare. A Vehicle Registration Certificate will issue to the new owner.
Garages can use the Online Change of Vehicle Ownership facility to update change of ownership details using the website address www.motortrans.ie
Change of Ownership to a Motor Dealer - Form RF105 is to be used for a change of ownership to a Motor Dealer for a vehicle registered after 01/01/1993.
If husband or wife was registered owner but now deceased the Motor Tax Office will change vehicle ownership into spouse’s name on production of a death certificate and registration book.
Complete back of VRC with spouses name, address, enter date of sale and enter spouses signature as buyer and forward the VRC to Department of Transport, Shannon, Co. Clare with copy of death certificate.
Legal confirmation of ownership i.e. Solicitors’ letter/letter from the Executor of the will must be submitted along with Registration Book/VRC before change of ownership can be completed. Prior to 1/1/1993 submit documentation to Local Motor Tax Office. On/after 1/1/1993 submit documentation to Department of Transport, Shannon, Co. Clare.