Refunds of Motor Tax

Applications for refund of motor tax can be made by the vehicle owner to the local motor tax office, on

   form RF120 (PDF - 66 Kb)
   

in circumstances when:
The vehicle has been scrapped/destroyed or sent permanently out of the State, or
 
The vehicle has been stolen and has not been recovered by the owner, or
 
A vehicle in respect of which a tax disc has been taken out has not been used in a public place at any time since the issue of the disc, or
 
The owner of the vehicle has ceased, because of illness, injury or other physical disability, to use the vehicle, or
  
The owner of the vehicle has ceased, because of absence from the State for business or educational purposes, to use the vehicle, or
  
   The owner of the vehicle has ceased, because of service overseas with the Defence Forces, to use the vehicle.
    
The tax disc must be surrendered immediately as refunds are generally calculated from the first of the month following the surrender of the disc. A minimum of three unexpired whole calender months must be left on the disc when surrendered.

Please contact the motor tax office for further information.

Last update:28/02/2007

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