Transport and Covid-19: responses and resources



Foreign and national vehicles

Motorways tolls

Toll locations and charges

Additional information

Tolling information

Tunnel and bridge tolls

Dublin Port Tunnel: HGV are exempt from toll

Limerick Tunnel (Limerick South Ring Road Phase 11): 6.2 €

Urban access

Daily permit: 10 € for five stops

Note: heavy goods vehicles with more than 5 axles can access Dublin only if they have a permit. More information about the permit can be found here.

Additional information

Access regulation in Dublin

Fuel tax rebates

The maximum repayable is 0.075 € per litre when the price including VAT is 1.43 € per litre or over.

Note: the scheme is available to Irish and EU qualifying operators in respect of auto diesel purchased in the State and used in qualifying vehicles for the purpose of business transport activities.

Additional information

How to qualify for the system

Related documents

Finance Act 2019

Finance Act 2013

Dangerous goods charge

Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) general FAQs

Excess weight charge

Loads in excess of 27.4 m long and 4.3 m wide: charge may vary

Note: the driver must contact the local Authority for a permit.

Additional information

Movement of abnormal loads

Charge for weighing vehicles

10 € but may vary

Related documents

Road Traffic Act – Section 15

S.I. No. 192/1963 – Road Traffic (Weight bridges) Regulations, 1963

Foreign vehicles

Tax/surcharge on insurance

7% statutory charge applies for any insurance policy effective in Ireland on commercial vehicles.

National vehicles

Annual tax on possession of vehicle

Motor tax: 900 €

Additional information

Rates for goods vehicles

Purchase or registration taxes

200 € for HGV category C (European category N2&N3)

Additional information

Calculating vehicle registration tax

Tax/surcharge on insurance

7% statutory charge which is comprised of:

    - 3% government levy (stamp duty)

    - 2% insurance compensation fund levy

    - 2% motor insurance insolvency compensation fund levy

Note: it is levied on insurers but passed on policy holders.

Additional information

Stamp duty levies

Related documents

Insurance (Amendment) Act 2018

Insurance (Amendment) Act 2011

Related documents

Roads Act

Bylaws for all existing National Road Toll Schemes