M50 Barrier Free Tolling
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If you sell or trade-in your car, you are obliged to update the vehicle owner details on the National Vehicle and Driver File (NVDF). If the vehicle continues to remain in your name, you will be legally liable for any charges including, motor tax, toll charges and any penalties which may be incurred for any traffic violations (e.g. parking fines).
SALE/TRADE-IN TO A MOTOR DEALER
You and the buyer must complete and sign the reverse of the Vehicle Registration Certificate.
You should satisfy yourself as to the identity and address of the buyer.
You should immediately post the Vehicle Registration Certificate (or licensing certificate) to: Driver and Vehicle Licensing Computer Services Division, Department of Transport Tourism and Sport (DVCSD), Shannon, Co. Clare.
The DVCSD will record the buyer as the registered owner of the vehicle on the NVDF and a Vehicle Registration Certificate will be issued to the buyer.
Remember that it is your responsibility as the seller to ensure that the form is completed and posted to the DVCSD for processing.
Particular care should be taken in respect of sales arising from advertisements placed in newspapers/magazines and internet sites.
You must not hand over the Vehicle Registration Certificate to the new owner on the presumption that he/she will post the document.(Remember that it may be in the interest of the buyer that the details are not recorded and you will continue to be liable for the vehicle).
The law requires that all changes of vehicle ownership must be notified to the Department of Transport and the changes recorded on the National Vehicle and Driver File (NVDF). There are legal obligations on both the sellers and buyers of vehicles to comply with the procedures for notification of vehicle ownership and there are penalties, upon conviction, for non compliance.