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Welcome to Motor Tax Services

If you are looking for an Application form or Council Document you will find them in the All Publications section of this website or alternatively if you are looking for an Motor Tax document or Applications form you can find it in Motor Tax Documents & Forms section of this website.

The Motor Tax office issues:

  1. Motor tax discs, trade plates for motor traders, certificates of roadworthiness for commercial vehicles and trailers and registration books.

The County Carlow Motor Tax office is located at:

Carlow County Council,
Athy Road,

Opening Monday to Friday 9.15am to 3.30pm.

Personal Callers

If you decide to call in person to the Motor Tax office you can save time by arriving in the morning. Please bear in mind that the first and last week of the month is busiest.

Online and Postal Services

Online Services

Motor taxation of private cars may be renewed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by visting the Motor Tax online website. Carlow Local Authorities recommends use of this service.

This service is provided by the Department of Transport and by Local Authorities. Almost 30% of customers in County Carlow use this service.

Postal Services

Postal Services are by FREEPOST with a guaranteed three ( 3 ) working day return service.