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Exporting a car from Northern Ireland to ROI

Located just off the main A1 motorway, 12 minutes from the Newry/Dundalk border, CR Morrow is a first choice for many customers visiting from the Republic of Ireland.


Since opening our doors in 1952, we’ve grown from a small family business into a multi-franchise dealership, working hard to always give the best service and choice to our customers. We know purchasing a car is an important decision that’s why our expert team are here to help with the necessary VRT process and paperwork ensuring that your purchase is simple and straightforward.

Plus, if you’re travelling by bus or train to Newry, we’ll pick you up and bring you to our showroom upon request. 


Approx Travel Times:

23mins from Dundalk, 40mins from Drogheda, 50mins from Monaghan, 1hr 20mins from Dublin





Frequently Asked Questions About Exporting A Car:


What is VRT? 

Vehicle Registration Tax or VRT is a tax you must pay when you first register a motor vehicle in the Republic of Ireland. If you have imported a vehicle, you must pay VRT and receive the vehicles registration certificate showing that you have paid VRT. We will provide you with an accurate estimate of the VRT due and our experienced teams will help you with the process of registering your vehicle in the Republic of Ireland.


How is the VRT paid?

VRT is paid following registration with the Revenue Commission in the Republic of Ireland. The tax fee is paid at the NCTS Centre when confirming registration in the Republic of Ireland.


What is the Euro to Sterling exchange rate?

The Euro to Sterling exchange rate varies due to currency fluctuations. Euro pricing displayed across our website is a guide. We’ll be happy to provide you with an accurate Euro pricing upon receiving your enquiry. 


How can I pay for my vehicle?

The preferred method of payment is via Sterling bank transfer or Sterling bankers’ drafts. We also accept debit cards however there is usually a limit to how much you can spend in one transaction. All funds must be cleared before any vehicle handover.


Can I test drive a vehicle?

Yes of course! All we ask is that you have your driving licence with you.


Will the vehicle warranty still be valid in the Republic of Ireland?

Yes, all approved used cars come with a warranty that is valid in both the North and South of Ireland. Depending on the age of the car, you may also avail of the balance of the existing manufacturer warranty. Please speak with our Vauxhall/Opel or Hyundai Sales Team on +4428 3083 0525 to find out more.


Can I trade in my Republic of Ireland-registered vehicle?

Yes, we welcome all vehicles as part exchange. Please note that final values are subject to a physical inspection of the vehicle. 

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