Brexit information for individuals

Importing a vehicle from Great Britain (GB) or Northern Ireland

All motor vehicles imported from the UK into the State must be registered within 30 days of the date they first arrive. However, there are some exceptions. VRT is charged in most cases when a vehicle is registered in the State.

Importing a vehicle from Great Britain (GB)

From 1 January 2021 vehicled imported from Great Britain are liable to:

An electronic customs declaration will be required in advance of the vehicle arriving in the State.

Importing a vehicle from Northern Ireland

Under the VAT rules currently in force in the UK, vehicles first registered in Great Britain and imported into Northern Ireland after 31 December 2020 are liable to:

Further information

You will find information about the customs procedures for dealing with non-European Union countries in the following sections of our website: