Updated : 10/01/2013
Cars & mobile homes
All other vehicles
Must pass the test every year (starting 1 year after registration).
Yes – if a car is more than 4 years old, it must be tested as soon as it is registered with the vehicle registration authority (Revenue Commissioners).
After this, the car must be tested every year, at the latest on the anniversary of 1st registration in Ireland.
Imported cars less than 4 years old will be due for their 1st roadworthiness test 4 years after their initial registration, regardless of the country of origin.
The tests essentially cover all the standard aspects of roadworthiness.Still need help?