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Motor Tax Office

As providers of essential services, the offices of Longford County Council will remain open.  However, in line with current public health guidance, Longford County Council is encouraging the public to contact the offices by email, phone or online.  Meetings and visits to the Council offices can be facilitated in exceptional circumstances only. Such meetings should be prearranged and by appointment only and will be held in compliance with public health guidance.

Due to COVID-19 Level 5 Restrictions the Motor Tax office will continue to provide services by phone, post or by appointments only.

We are asking you to use the following methods of communication to transact your business with the Motor Tax Office:

Queries will be taken by phone Monday to Friday between 10am - 1pm & 2pm - 4pm on 043 334 3400 or by email at motortax@longfordcoco.ie

Longford County Council is requesting the public to use the online service www.motortax.ie as the preferred means of renewing your Motor Tax during the current crisis. Your PIN for this service is the last 6 digits on the top right corner of your Vehicle Registration Cert (logbook).

Postal service continues to operate at Motor Tax Offices, Camlin Court, Great Water Street, Longford.

All Motor tax information including forms, rates and paying online is available from: www.motortax.ie


Driving Licences

National Driver Licence Service or NDLS, is the name given to the new, dedicated service which will receive applications for learner permits and driver licences. Their office in Longford is located at Suite 3, Business Centre, Longford Shopping Centre, Longford Town. Further information is available at http://www.ndls.ie/ 


Motor Tax - New procedures for declaring a vehicle off the road.

Please see following page for further information on new changes: Declaring a Vehicle Temporarily Off The Road 


Motor Tax Rates

Rates of Duty on Motor Vechicles (effective from the 1st January 2021): Motor Tax Rates from 1st January 2021.pdf (size 171.1 KB)


Useful Phone Numbers & Websites

Driver Theory Tests Queries:
1890 606 106 / http://www.theorytest.ie/ 


Driving Test Queries
Telephone: 1890 40 60 40 / Email: drivingtest@rsa.ie 
Website: http://www.drivingtest.ie

 Vehicle Registration Unit, Shannon      
Tel: 0818 411 412

Bookings: 1890 412 413
emails: bookings@ncts.ie

Enquiries: 1890 200 670
email: info@ncts.ie


National Car Test (NCT)                    

Vehicle Registration Booking: 

1890 927 787
On-line: www.ncts.ie/vrt
Or by writing to: Vehicle Registration Tax Booking, Lake Drive 3026,
Citywest Business Campus, Naas Road, Dublin 24.

RSA - Road Safety Authority.

Automobile Association:

Tel: 01 6179988

Disabled Drivers Section - Monaghan

Tel: 047 82800