VRT & VAT

TAX RELIEF FOR DRIVERS & PASSENGERS WITH DISABILITIES 

man in wheelchair with woman standing behind at their car

The WCI dedicated Admin Support Team are delighted to assist you with any questions you have regarding the information needed to apply for the Tax Relief Scheme for Drivers & Passengers with Disabilities.

We are passionate about helping those with disabilities and their families find their freedom and independence through a great driving experience.

Our priority is for every customer to experience a warm welcome and a stress-free experience so you can focus on getting on the road.

Feel free to CALL us on 087 466 28 95 for more information.

Wheelchair Cars Ireland owner Gerard Murtagh has over a decade of experience in the mobility sector, through Donal Murtagh Car Sales and Wheelchair Cars Ireland. Feel free to contact Gerard directly at Wheelchair Cars Ireland on 0906439438 if you have any queries regarding the Disabled Drivers and Disabled Passengers Scheme.

INTRODUCTION


The Disabled Drivers and Disabled Passengers Scheme provides a range of tax reliefs for the purchase and use of vehicles by drivers and passengers with a disability.

The Drivers and Passengers with Disabilities Scheme allow for you to apply for repayment or remission of VAT and Vehicle Registration Tax up to a specific limit on the purchase of an adapted vehicle with a physical disability.

The Scheme also offers you with an exemption on motor tax in respect of your purchased vehicle and a fuel grant (up to a specific limit).

Our Admin Support Team are here to help you from the start of your application, ensuring all your paperwork is in order so you can get on with the business of getting on the road.

MOTOR TAX EXEMPTION

You are entitled to an exemption from payment of Annual Motor Tax once your vehicle qualifies for the Scheme. You will need to present one of the following forms to your local Motor Tax Office depending on whether your you imported your car or not.

  1. RF100 Form available from your garage or NCT centre
  2. Certificate of Approval from the Central Repayments Office

FUEL GRANT

The Fuel Grant is related to fuel used in the previous 12 months during the transportation of the person with the disability. You receive the Grant in arrears.
Fuel Grant Rates
Petrol €0.59 per litre
Diesel €0.48 per litre
LPG €0.10 per litre
The Fuel Grant is subject to specific limits as follows:
Driver / Passenger 2730 litres for 12 months
Organisation 4,100 litres per vehicle for 12 months
tax relief for drivers and passengers with disability

WHO CAN APPLY FOR TAX RELIEF

Drivers with disabilities

Passengers with disabilities

A family member of a passenger with a disability

Organisations for People with Disabilities

LET US ASSIST YOU

Let our dedicated Admin Support Team assist you with any questions you have on the required documentation for your grant application, tax exemptions, and insurance queries.

We understand that the terms and conditions for applying for tax relief vary according to each person’s circumstances. We have over 20 years of experience in helping individuals, families and organisations understand what they need in order to ensure all the necessary paperwork is completed.

We are here to help make your journey easier.