Clare Vehicle Testing Centre Ltd

Lissane, Clarecastle, Co. Clare, Ireland

email: info@clarevtn.ie
website: www.ClareVTN.ie
tel: 065 684 1222

Tests available:

Here at the Clare Vehicle Testing Centre we have a full range of HGV testing and LGV testing facilities for Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGV's) and Light Goods Vehicles (LGV's).

On this website you can find out about our facilities and view a list of our services. You can also make a booking and find our Testing Centre using our interactive map and driving instructions.

Clare Vehicle Testing Centre offers a full range of Heavy goods vehicle testing and Light goods vehicle testing

Light Goods Vehicles (LGV) Test Price Retest Price
Vehicles having a design gross weight not excceeding 3,500 kilograms€94.86€35.43
Motor caravan with two axles€76.86€35.43
Motor caravans with three or more axles€94.58€44.29
Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGV) Test Price Retest Price
Mechanically propelled vehicles used for the carriage of passengers with more than 8 seats but fewer than14 seats, excluding the driver's seat€198.00€73.83
Mechanically propelled vehicles used for the carriage of passengers with 14 seats or more excluding the driver's seat€200.00€73.83
Vehicles having a design gross weight exceeding 3,500 kilograms but not exceeding 7,500 kilograms€146.52€47.26
Vehicles having a design gross weight exceeding 7,500 kilograms with 2 axles€171.16€59.08
Vehicles having a design gross weight exceeding 7,500 kilograms with 3 axles€201.67€73.83
Vehicles having a design gross weight exceeding 7,500 kilograms with 4 or more axles€220.38€82.69
Trailers having a design gross weight exceeding 3,500 kilograms€141.95€53.15
Ambulances€145.00€47.26
ADR€93.02 
All of the above prices are subject to VAT
Click here to view the requirements for your test.

Our vehicle testing centre has three Light Goods Vehicle - LGV testing bays and one Heavy Goods Vehicle - HGV testing bay. Sit back and relax in our comfortable waiting room while our mechanics get to work.

FAQ

Q: Where is The Clare Vehicle Testing Centre?
A: We are conveniently located in Clarecastle, Co. Clare. Just two miles form the Ennis By-Pass.

Q: When do I need to test my vehicle?
A: State Regulation requires a commercial vehicle to be tested once a year..

Q: What are The Clare Vehicle Testing Centre's opening hours?
A: We are open Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm. We are closed each day for lunch between 1pm and 2pm.

Q: How much do vehicle tests cost?
A: Prices vary depending on the test and the vehicle..

Q: What happens if my vehicle fails the test?
A: If your vehicle fails, our mechanics will issue you with a 'fail report'. Then you have 21 days or 4000km (which ever comes first) to rectify the errors and have a retest. The cost of the test is halved, however if you fail to retest within the time limit, the full price will be charged..

Q: How do I make a booking?
A: You can contact us over the phone, or you can BOOK HERE.

Map & contacts

From Limerick (approx 20 miles)

Take the N18 to Clarecastle. In the centre of the village exit the N18 at the "Coach House" by continuing straight (instead of turning right to Ennis). After half a mile take the left at the signpost for Clare Vehicle Testing Centre. Continue for another half mile.

Or

Take the N18 to Clareabbey Roundabout. On the right is a Maxol garage. Take this exit and continue straight to Clarecastle Village. Take a right at the church and an immediate left. Continue to a "T" junction and take a right. Go half mile and take the left at the signpost for Clare Vehicle Testing Centre. Continue for another half mile.

From Ennis (approx 3 miles)

Take the N18 out of Ennis to Clarecastle. Take a right at the church and an immediate left. Continue to a "T" junction and take a right. Go half mile and take the left at the signpost for Clare Vehicle Testing Centre. Continue for another half mile...