Vehicle standards

  • The National Car Test is a compulsory test that ensures your vehicle meets the highest standards of road safety and environmental protection. Find out how the test is conducted, how and where to apply and how to prepare for the test.

  • There are strict rules in place about the format and dimensions of vehicle registration plates in Ireland. This page explains the rules and how you can choose and reserve a vehicle registration number.

  • The Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness Test (CVRT) is a legally required test for all commercial vehicles in Ireland. Find out how to prepare and how to apply for a CVRT.