Can You Drive A Northern Ireland Car In The UK?

Can I change Northern Ireland number plate to UK?

Yes you can change your Irish Registration providing the vehicle is registered in mainland UK.

The Private Plate Company offer a scheme whereby we can change your existing Irish registration number to a UK registration for you.

The cost of this service is just £79.00..

Is a Northern Irish driving Licence valid in England?

You can use your Northern Ireland (NI) licence here until it runs out. When it runs out you can apply for a GB licence. You can exchange a full NI ordinary licence for a full GB ordinary licence if your NI licence was issued on or after 1 January 1976.

Can I buy a car in Northern Ireland and bring it to England?

You can move your vehicle freely between Great Britain and Northern Ireland if it’s registered in either country. Tell DVLA about the change of address.

How long can I drive with a foreign driving Licence in UK?

12 monthsGood news is: tourists can drive around Great Britain (i.e. England, Wales and Scotland) on their valid foreign driving licence for up to 12 months from the day they last entered the country.

Which countries driving Licence is valid in UK?

You can drive in the UK for up to 12 months on a licence issued in a ‘designated country’ (Australia, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Hong Kong, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland and Zimbabwe) after this period you must …

Is it worth buying a car in Northern Ireland?

Buying Used Cars in Northern Ireland Buying a car in Northern Ireland will usually be less time-consuming than travelling to England or Wales. The travel expenditure will also be lower. BUT – used car prices in Northern Ireland will usually be a bit more expensive than the rest of the UK.

How do I import a car from UK to Ireland?

There are a few things you need to do to import a car from the UK into IrelandInform the British Authorities that you’re importing a car with the correct documentation. … Ensure you pay the right VRT and VAT charges. … Book a VRT Inspection with the NCTS. … Finally, pay the relevant motor tax and insurance. … Revenue Commissioners.More items…•

Can I drive my Irish car in the UK?

Yes – valid Green Cards will continue to be accepted by the legal authorities in the UK as proof of valid insurance cover. However, anyone with an Irish registered vehicle who has a valid Insurance Disc for the vehicle they are driving, will not require a Green Card.

Is a car from Northern Ireland classed as an import?

Buying a car from NI is not an import, although you do have to register it with the DVLA when you bring it over.