Exporting a car from Northern Ireland to ROI

With the current Sterling/Euro Exchange Rate customers in the Republic of Ireland stand to make significant savings by shopping at Shelbourne Motors. Located in County Armagh, we are just a short distance away from border, so travelling to test drive one of our vehicles couldn't be any more convenient!

Choosing to Purchase in Northern Ireland

Here at Shelbourne Motors we have thousands of satisfied customers who purchase cars and vans each year and export them into the Republic of Ireland while adhering fully to VRT regulations.

What can you expect from Shelbourne Motors?

Our staff are fully trained and well equipped to guide you through the export process to ROI, making your purchase as simple and cost effective as possible.

You will be given full assistance on the VRT process from start to finish. We will help and advise you on the process and guide you on how to pay the VRT when you export your vehicle into ROI.

You can request a personalised video of any of our vehicles in stock before you make the decision to visit our showroom. We can also offer you a part exchange valuation on your current vehicle.

Make huge savings across hundreds of vehicles with the current exchange rate!

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Questions our customers ask:

What vehicles can I export to ROI?

All our vehicles are available to be exported however vehicles older than 6 months cost less VRT so these are more popular.

What is VRT?

Vehicle Registration Tax (VRT) is a tax you must pay when you first register a motor vehicle in Ireland. If you have imported a vehicle, you must pay VRT and receive the vehicle's registration certificate showing that you have paid VRT

How do I pay the VRT?

All new motor vehicles and vehicles brought into Rep of Ireland are subject to Vehicle Registration Tax (VRT) and must be registered with the Revenue Commissioners. 

Can I trade in my current car?

Yes - We can offer you a part exchange valuation on inspection of your vehicle

Will the vehicle warranty still be valid?

Yes - There are no changes to the vehicle warranty when you export to Republic of Ireland.


Can you send me a personalised video of the vehicle?

Yes - We can send you a link to a personalised tour of any of our vehicles on request.

What is the exchange rate? Euro vs Sterling

We will work on the daily exchange rate as set out by our financial partners.

I am travelling by public transport, How can I reach your showroom?

If you are travelling by bus, or by train we will pick you up and bring you to our showroom upon request.