Trade Plates

Trade Plates are issued to Motor Traders in order to transport vehicles on the road which may not yet have been registered or taxed in limited circumstances

When applying for Trade Plates, the following information will be required:

  • Your Motor Trader Identity Number (Garage Code issued by Dept. of Transport)
  • Your VAT Number (if registered for VAT, otherwise PPSN must be used)
  • Motor Trader Premises Rateable Valuation or Date of granted Planning Permission
  • Motor Trader Insurance details

Trade plates should be applied for with Trade Licence Application Form RF700


  • EU Sturctural Fund
  • European Union