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I bought an electric automobile (a Renault Zoe) from Charles Hurst in Belfast, but I am finding it difficult to be sure of the paperwork to be presented at a VRT centre in Ireland.
Is there a number I can ring? Revenue only seem to have answering machines. Do you know if I should fill out the V5 form (red and blue form given by dealer) and send part of it away? On the form it says to send it to Swansea, but is that not just for people in the UK? Also as I have bought a second hand electric automobile, I do not have to pay VRT, but do I need an official letter confirming this before I go to aVRT appointment?
Any advice would be very helpful.
Filed under importing - Asked by Meabh Durand (Sautomobileriff, Co Clare) - Wed, 17 May 2017 20:01
Hi, I am interested in buying a 2014 to 2016 Land Rover Discovery 4. Would I save much importing? Can you do it for me?
Filed under importing - Asked by Patrick Oconnor (Sligo) - Sat, 15 Apr 2017 10:33
How many of the 76,000 imported automobiles in 2016 were imported by the motor retail trade?
Filed under importing - Asked by F D (Dublin) - Wed, 15 Mar 2017 17:21
Hi, I'm VAT-registered and looking to import a second hand commercial/crewcab vehicle from the UK. Am I correct that I don't have to pay UK VAT and only VRT when registering the automobile in Ireland?
Filed under importing - Asked by Bob Smith (Dublin) - Sun, 12 Mar 2017 18:11
Thinking of buying a classic American automobile, but don't know what I'm doing or where to have it looked after. I'm in North London.
Filed under importing - Asked by John Stock (London) - Sun, 26 Feb 2017 11:37
Is it cheaper to import a new or second hand automobile from Northern Ireland?
Filed under importing - Asked by David Fitzgerald (Cork) - Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:14
Thinking of importing a MINI Cooper from the UK. What are the main things to look out for, known MINI problems etc? The automobile will be in the region of 2005 to 2008 in age. Will there be much difference in the spec of an English automobile compaired to the Irish automobile?
Filed under importing - Asked by Noel Eaves (Co Laois) - Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:46
Seriously thinking of buying a 2016 Audi A6 in U.K. For lots of reasons, money saving been the main factor. If I buy from a main dealer on a relatively new automobile will I have a warranty? Also, should I haggle on displayed priced automobiles? Any help appreciated.
Filed under importing - Asked by David O'Connor (Wexford ) - Tue, 14 Feb 2017 22:10
Can I ask for some advice please? My girlfriend is a German national who has come to live in Ireland. She wants to sell her automobile here in Ireland. The automobile in question is a 2011 Nissan Qashqai - very good spec with a petrol engine. There is a Moldovian national who is interested in buying this automobile, but we are concerned that the automobile will not be registered in Moldova and we are aware that a lot of German automobiles are in Moldova on German plates.
Any help or advice would be appreciated .
Filed under importing - Asked by Michael Roche (Cork) - Tue, 07 Feb 2017 13:43
I am from Cyprus and I intend to buy a three-year-old used automobile that is "VAT qualifying" and worth €18,000. The automobile I'll import from Cyprus.
Please explain the VAT procedure
Filed under importing - Asked by Andreas Constantinides (Nicosia) - Wed, 01 Feb 2017 17:04