Motor Tax

Motor Tax Office Building Kilkenny

Motor Tax Office
County Hall,
John Street,

Telephone: 056 7794100
Pay your motor tax online:

The Motor Tax Office's principal responsibility is the taxation of vehicles.


Opening Hours

Kilkenny County Council Motor Tax Offices opening hours:-
Normal opening hours are from 9.10am to 3.30pm including lunch - (Monday to Friday)

Driving Licences are now dealt with by the National Driver Licence Service.
Their contact details are 076 1087880, email address or log on to for more information.

N.D.L.S. Offices in Kilkenny are located at:-
Cillian Hill,
Dublin Road,


Motor Tax Online

Motor Tax Online is a secure service provided by the Department of Transport, which allows motor tax customers to tax their vehicles online with the PIN Number on their motor tax renewal notice RF100B which is sent by the Department of Transport.

A facility called "PIN Retrieval" has been added to for customer who have not received a reminder or have lost their reminder to go online and retrieve their PIN. The customer must enter their registration number and address as it appears on their Vehicle Registration Certificate and enter an e-mail address where the PIN will then be sent.

Customers can now also tax online after a change of ownership has been recorded on the NVDF. The online service will look for Motor Tax from the date of sale and the customer can apply for a PIN under the "PIN Retrieval" facility if they have not received an advance reminder in the post.

The Department of Transport maintains and supports the National Vehicle & Driver File (NVDF) which is the national database containing all motor tax data. They also process change of ownership transactions for vehicles registered after 1st January 1993.

Address: Shannon Town Centre, Co. Clare.
Online Queries: Telephone: 0818 411 412
Change of Ownership Queries Telephone: 0818 411 412


Motor Tax Forms & Rates of Duty:

Motor Tax Forms & Rates of Duty and other related information with regard to Motor Taxing are available from -


Related Links:

Services Provided by the Motor Tax Section

Statutory Off- Road Declarations - SORD

How to declare a vehicle off the road and link to the application form RF150

Online Services and Pin Numbers

Information on how to get a PIN number or retrieve a mislaid PIN

Change of Ownership

Information on how to change the ownership of a vehicle.

Trailer Licencing and Registration

Information on how to register a trailer with the motor tax office.

Exempt Vehicles

How to tax a vehicle that is exempt and how to qualify for an exemption of Motor Tax.

Refunds of Motor tax

Information on how to obtain a refund of Motor Tax

Vehicle Registration Tax

How to register a vehicle

Driver Licences

Information on where to get a driving licence.

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For all water related queries 1850 278 278 (Irish Water)

For any other emergency the public are advised to ring 1890 252654

Kilkenny County Council, County Hall, John Street, Kilkenny R95 A39T
Tel: +353 (0) 56 7794000 | Fax: +353 (0) 56 7794004
Email: | Emergency outside office hours: 1890 252 654
Water Queries : 1850 278 278 ( Irish Water )
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