The European Commission has announced that insurance Green Cards are no longer needed for Northern Ireland drivers travelling to ROI and the rest of the European Union from Monday 2nd August 2021.
Do I need a green card to drive from UK to Ireland?
You do not need to carry a green card when you drive in the EU (including Ireland), Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Serbia, and Switzerland. … You may need to carry a green card to drive in other countries, including: Albania.
Are green cards still required for Ireland?
What is a Green Card? … The European Commission has announced that with effect from the 2nd August 2021, UK drivers will no longer be required to carry Green Cards when driving their vehicle in the EU (including Ireland), Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Serbia, and Switzerland.
Can you drive a Northern Ireland car in Ireland?
A: No, not if your main residence is in NI and that your car is registered and taxed in NI. You will only need to re-register and tax the car in Ireland if your main residence is there. … A: No, you cannot drive in N. Ireland on an Irish provisional licence/learner’s permit.
Do I need a green card to drive in Europe 2021?
From 2nd August 2021, motorists will no longer require an insurance green card to drive their vehicles in the EU (including Ireland). … Motorists should contact their vehicle insurers to obtain a green card both for their car and, if they are towing, for their trailer or caravan as well.
Can I travel without Green Card?
A green card is not necessary to be able to travel abroad. … So, a green card is not necessary to travel abroad. You can still travel without it. If you applied for a green card and you were approved, yet you haven’t received your document, traveling is possible as you’re already a permanent resident.
Are green cards necessary?
As things stand, UK-based motorists are required to carry green cards when driving in any Green Card System country (this may change in the near future, in which case this guidance will be updated). Responsibility for issuing green cards is given to national organisations (the MIB performs that role in the UK).
Can I drive in Ireland after Brexit?
Visitors to Ireland and the UK will continue to be permitted to drive with their home country full driving licence. In addition, a valid insurance disc will serve as proof of insurance for those driving Irish-registered vehicles in the UK (including Northern Ireland).
How do I register my car from Northern Ireland to Ireland?
Registration & VRT
You have to register your vehicle in Ireland within 30 days. You have to pay Vehicle Registration Tax unless the vehicle is exempt. You register the vehicle at a National Car Test (NCT) centre. You have to book an appointment online or by phoning 01413 5975.
How long can you drive a Northern Ireland car in Ireland?
How long can I drive in Ireland on UK plates? Vehicles from the UK can be temporarily driven in Ireland for up to 12 months.
Do you have to pay VRT on a car from Northern Ireland?
So how do you import a car from Northern Ireland into the Republic of Ireland and what costs are involved? The main thing to consider is VRT (Vehicle Registration Tax). You will be required to pay this and have the vehicle inspected at a NCT test centre.
Will my UK driving Licence be valid after Brexit?
UK photocard driving licences will continue to be valid while driving in the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland. … The UK Government recommends checking with the relevant embassy before travelling.
Is my UK driving Licence valid in Europe after Brexit?
Yes, most UK drivers are still able to use their normal driving licence to drive in EU countries. There are some exceptions and what is called an International Driving Permit (IDP) may be needed. An IDP can be bought at Post Offices for £5.50. … There is also a 1949 IDP, which covers visits to Andorra, for example.
What will I need to drive in Europe after Brexit?
You don’t need an IDP to drive in the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein if you have a UK photocard driving licence. But you might need an IDP to drive in some EU countries and Norway if you have either: A paper driving licence, or. A licence issued in Gibraltar, Guernsey, Jersey or the Isle of Man.