What happens when I drop my car off?

You'll need to have a few things ready:

  1. your reference number or a copy of your quote (either on paper or your mobile) to guarantee your price;
  2. your identification and proof of address;

  3. your documents (such as your vehicle registration certificate, NCT certificate, service history and manuals) if you have them;

  4. your keys (including any locking wheel nut or electronic keys and codes) if you have them;

  5. finally, don’t forget to remove any personal belongings and rubbish.

When you arrive at your local CarTakeBack recycling centre we'll:

  1. check your ID and proof of address;

  2. take care of the paperwork;

  3. finally, we’ll sort out your payment.

If you have more than three months of tax remaining on your car, you can get a refund from your local Motor Tax Office.

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If you still have questions, you can find all of the answers in the following categories:

About your quote Having your car collected Dropping your car off Getting paid How the law affects you How the law affects us About CarTakeBack

Alternatively, you can search our website below:

Call us on 1800 844 389 during opening hours.

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Send an email to info@CarTakeBack.ie or use the form below.

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