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. Our dealerships are located conveniently in Newry & Portadown County Armagh, Northern Ireland meaning that your journey to Shelbourne Motors is just a short trip away. If you would prefer to purchase one of our wide selection of used vehicles on our website we can deliver it within 7 days to anywhere on the island of Ireland.

We have hundreds of satisfied customers in the Republic of Ireland and we are very proud to be able to extend our excellence in motor retail throughout Ireland.

Choosing to Purchase a used car in Northern Ireland

Whether you choose to purchase via our website or from our physical dealerships in Portadown and Newry you can be confident that with almost 50 years experience we can offer you an unrivalled level of customer service ensuring that we explain the process from start to finish.

Many of our ROI customers choose us due to the quality of our stock and our reputation. As we are franchised retailers for some of Ireland's most popular brands like Toyota, Nissan, Kia, Renault & Dacia we have access to some of the most competitively prices used cars available in the market. Together with our franchised dealerships and 2 x Autoselect Used Car Supermarkets where we specialise in all makes and models we offer over 400 used cars. Search used cars here

Watch the video below as RTE News Speaks to us about exporting from NI to ROI

What some of our Republic of Ireland customers say...

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.

Frequently Asked Questions about Exporting from NI to ROI

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. VRT Calculator

Will the vehicle warranty still be valid?

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

Can I trade in my current car?

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

What is the exchange rate? Euro vs Sterling

We will work on the daily exchange rate as set out by our financial partners. Simply ask a member of our team to confirm the euro price of the vehicle you are interested in.

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

If you are travelling by bus, or by train we will be happy pick you up and bring you to our showroom upon request. We are located very close to both Newry & Portadown train & bus stations.

Request a call back

Used the form to request a call back from a member of our team in Portadown or Newry alternatively you can speak to us on +442838396800.

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