Motor Tax Services
The Motor Tax Office provides motor tax and related services to the public on behalf of the Department of Environment, Heritage & Local Government.
List of Services Provided (A-Z):
- Change of Ownership
- Declaring a Vehicle off-the-road
- Refund of Motor Tax
- Release of Vehicle Data
- Replacement Documents
- Taxing a vehicle
- Trade Plates
- Trailer Licencing & Registration
The Chief Executive appoints an Authorised Officer for the purposes of managing the functions and records of the licensing authority, including managing access to these records, and certifying any information which is released. The Head of Finance has overall responsibility for administration of the Motor Taxation Section, with the Administrative Officer and staff providing services directly to the public through the following staffing structure – the whole-time equivalent of staff numbers is stated.
1 Administrative Officer (Galway)
0.6 Staff Officer (Galway)
2.6 Assistant Staff Officer (1.8 Galway, 0.8 Ballinasloe)
12.9 Clerical Officer (9.4 Galway, 2 Ballinasloe, 1.5 Carraroe)
General Contact Details
General motor tax enquiries may be made to the Motor Tax Offices:
A complaint regarding service delivery and/or a decision can be made to Mary McGann, Authorised Officer, Galway Motor Tax Office by:
Telephone: 091 509128
Fax: 091 509018
Appeals regarding Motor Tax policy & legislation may be made to the Motor Tax Policy Section, Department of Environment, Community & Local Government.