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Change of ownership/reg cert

  • 14-03-2019 11:56pm
    Registered Users Posts: 196 ✭✭ big dar

    Bought a classic in January and sent off the form and brown tax book to change ownership I received brown tax book back stamped but no reg cert
    Do I have to tax the car first to receive the reg cert ?


  • Moderators, Motoring & Transport Moderators Posts: 2,941 Mod ✭✭✭✭ macplaxton

    I've never had a reg cert for a brown book car, but then I've only got two brown book cars and I've never got round to taxing them yet.

    When I had freshly imported card registered back in 2010 that I didn't tax for ten months, the reg cert wasn't sent out until first taxing.

  • Registered Users Posts: 5,796 ✭✭✭ Isambard

    tax book is the cert. You don't need any more.

  • Registered Users Posts: 2,195 ✭✭✭ Buffman

    If the car has it's original old Irish brown log book, that is the 'reg cert'. The 'new' VRC is only used for vehicles registered in Ireland after 1993.