Are there any circumstances when I won't get a Certificate of Destruction?

If you have a motorbike, or a van with a gross vehicle weight over 3,500kg, you won't get a Certificate of Destruction. Instead, you will get a Notification of Destruction.

If, after discussing with you, the recycling centre believes that it is more environmentally responsible for your car to be repaired instead of being scrapped, you won't get a Certificate of Destruction.

In both of these cases it's your responsibility to get in touch with the Department of Transport in Shannon.

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