Trailer Licences

First Licensing of new or imported trailers:

To apply for first licensing, you will need:

  1. Application form TF100
  2. Weight Identification certificate TF300A, with one of the following attached:-
    a)  For new trailers, a copy of the type approval certificate must be attached to this form
    b)  For imported trailers, the applicant must supply either the Registration Certificate from the relevant Member State or alternatively a letter from the National Trailer Registration / Licensing Authority.
  3. Fee of €60

First Licensing of all other trailers outside the scope of type approval, i.e. trailers manufactured before 29th October 2012 OR Trailers designed and constructed to be towed exclusively by agricultural tractors or trailers designed and constructed exclusively for use by the Defence Forces, Civil Defence, Garda Síochána or Fire Services.  

To apply for first licensing, you will need:

  1. Application form TF100
  2. Weight Identification certificate TF300B – this form must be completed by
    a)  the manufacturer, or,
    b)  where the manufacturer cannot be contacted, the form must be completed by an Approved Test Centre (ATC) of the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) – the full list of ATC’s can be found atnsai.ie
  3. Fee of €60

To renew a Trailer Licence annually, you will need

  1. Application form TF100
  2. Licence card TF5

There is no longer a requirement for an owner to present their current Pass Statement or Certificate of Roadworthiness to the Motor Tax Office as vehicle testing results are now recorded by the Road Safety Authority.  

To notify a change of details regarding the owner or vehicle you will need:

  1. Application form TF100 to notify any change of details regarding the owner, OR,
    Application Form TF300B to notify any change of details regarding the vehicle
  2. Licence card TF5

To notify the sale of a trailer, you will need:

  1. Notification of transfer form TF200, completed by both seller and buyer
  2. Licence card TF5 submitted by the new owner

To notify that a trailer is scrapped, destroyed or exported, you will need:

  1. Written notification of scrappage / destruction / export
  2. Surrender Licence card TF5

 To apply for a replacement Trailer Licence Card, you will need:

  1. Application Form RF134
  2. Fee of €6

 

Contact Us

Motor Tax Office,
Kerry County Council Offices,
Princes Quay,
Tralee,
Co. Kerry
Tel: 066/7122300
Fax: 066/7122595
Email: motortax@kerrycoco.ie

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