In terms of vehicles, 'conversion' means that you modify the characteristics of a vehicle so that the type-approval, or details given, at registration are changed.

There are three ways in which a vehicle can be converted:

  • converting a new and unregistered vehicle
  • converting a vehicle registered outside of Ireland before registration in Ireland            
  • and
  • converting a vehicle already registered in Ireland.

This section sets out the steps in the vehicle conversion process. 

You can find more detailed information on conversions in the VRT tax and duty manuals.  

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