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CVRT Test - 10 Months overdue

  • 18-03-2022 10:47pm
    Registered Users Posts: 1,081 ✭✭✭

    On a commercial Jeep, my CVRT Test is 10 Months overdue. It expired on the 10th of May, 2021. It was off the road for most of the year since.

    I've got a few bits done to it now and want to get her tested and back on the road.

    If I get her tested now, my understanding is that I will have to get it done on the 10th of May this year again as like the NCT it is based on the anniversary of the registration date. (which would obviously be a pain in the butt)

    In normal circumstances, if I had got it tested last year, I would be able to get it done now up to a month in advance (i.e. on the 10th of April). Does anyone know now, with a current expired CVRT, can I still do it a month in advance (on the 10th of April) and get 13 months out of it or will I have to wait right up to the 10th of May to get it done in order to get 12 months ?



  • Registered Users Posts: 12,917 ✭✭✭✭Toyotafanboi

    The CVRT is a bit odd like that, it works on anniversary date only. If you tested it on say May 3rd, you would get a cert for 7 days, then have to test again.

  • Registered Users Posts: 826 ✭✭✭daingeanrob

    if its out by more than 6 months you'll only get a 6 month test anyway in my experience

  • Registered Users Posts: 8 Graham king

    So if its out of date by over 10 months and I hold off until comes back around for its due date would I be charged twice?

  • Registered Users Posts: 2,772 ✭✭✭Buffman

    No, you get a 6 month test duration in that scenario.

    FYI, if you move to a 'smart' meter electricity plan, you CAN'T move back to a non-smart plan.

    You don't have to take a 'smart' meter if you don't want one, opt-out is available.

    Buy drinks in 3L or bigger plastic bottles or glass bottles to avoid the DRS fee.

  • Registered Users Posts: 225 ✭✭bronkobilly

    just bought a van a barn find drives perfect great condition only problem cvrt has expired 15 years ago will i 1 years new cvrt or wil it be back dated

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