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Louth Motor Taxation Offices

Louth County Council Motor Tax Offices in Dundalk and Drogheda opening hours

Normal opening hours are from 9.30am to 4.00pm.

Please note that Motor Tax Offices will open at 11.00am on the third Wednesday of every month in order to facilitate staff training and team meetings.

Driving licences are now dealt with by the National Driver Licence Service.

Their contact details are 0761 087880, email address info@ndls.ie or log on to www.ndls.ie for more information.

We accept most major Credit Cards and Laser Cards EXCEPT AMERICAN EXPRESS. We also accept postal orders and cheques which must be made payable to "Louth County Council." Please do not send cash through the post.

It is now possible to renew your Motor Tax 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at www.motortax.ie or www.motarchain.ie (as gaeilge)


County Hall, St Alphonsus Road, Dundalk


Civic Offices, Fair St, Drogheda


Locall 1890 202303


042 9335454

Opening Hours

Dundalk -Monday to Friday, 9.30a.m. to 4.00p.m. including lunchtime opening.

Drogheda – Monday to Friday 9.30am to 4.00pm

The Dundalk office is closed on the 3rd Wednesday of each month until 11.00am.

An Express Post Service is available in the County Hall from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. The Post Box is situated beside the main entrance hall. Customers should ensure that all envelopes are properly sealed and fully inserted in the Post Box.

Should an application form be required which is not available on this website, please contact us by phone or by e-mail.

Application forms are also available from Customer Services in County Hall, Dundalk and Customer Services, Civic Offices, Drogheda. Forms are also available in each of the Branch Libraries in the county and in your local Garda Stations throughout the County.

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Opening Hours

  • Motor Tax
    Dundalk & Drogheda 09:30-16:00
    Closed 3rd Wednesday of each month until 11.00am
  • All other offices
    9am through lunch to 5pm