In terms of vehicles, 'conversion' means that you modify the characteristics of a vehicle so that the type-approval, or details given, at registration are changed.

There are three ways in which a vehicle can be converted:

1. converting a new and unregistered vehicle

2. converting a vehicle registered outside of Ireland before registration in Ireland            


3. converting a vehicle already registered in Ireland.

This section sets out the steps in the vehicle conversion process.  For more detailed information, see Detailed information on conversions (VRT Manual 1).

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