The Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness Test (CVRT) is a roadworthiness test for all commercial vehicles, buses with more than eight passenger seats and ambulances, all over one year old. The CVRT confirms that a vehicle satisfies basic safety standards on the day the test is carried out. It tests what is accessible and visible.

  1. Photo ID (Drivers Licence, Passport or Public Services card)
  2. Appropriate Test Fee
  3. Vehicle Washed and cleaned
  4. Wheel Trims/ Hub Caps removed

We are based between Duleek and Drogheda on the R152. Our Eircode is A92 R3KW. Please call 0419823282 if you need directions.

Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 6pm, Friday 8.30am to 5pm and Saturday 8am to 3pm. We are closed Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays.

You can BOOK ONLINE. Alternatively you can call 0419823282 to make a booking.

The Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) test can take between 30mins to 1hour to complete. The Heavy Commercial Vehicles can take from 1-2 hours.

The vehicle needs to be retested within 21 days of fail or max of 4000 km, date and recorded mileage will be on the fail sheet. Failure to do so will result in the vehicle having to go through a full test again at customer’s cost. We advise that you get the repairs completed soon after vehicle fails and get the vehicle back for the retest to avoid the extra charges.

If the retest requires equipment to be used then yes there will be a retest fee. (see prices). If no equipment needed for retest then there will be no charge.

There are no exceptions to the 21-day retest rule unfortunately. If the vehicle is not presented for the retest within 21 days it will have to go through a full test again.

Your Commercial Vehicle needs to get a CVRT (formally known as VTN and DOE) every year from 1 year Old. You will not receive a reminder for the 1st CVRT but after this we will send you a reminder within a month before it is due every year via Text or Email.

Your test is valid for less than 1 year because your vehicle was overdue the CVRT. The new system for issuing CRW runs in line with the vehicles requirement to have it tested every year. You can get it tested 30 days in advance your due date.

The date on the CVRT is given based on initial registration of the vehicle in Ireland. Even when there is a change of ownership the date for the CVRT remains the same. You can check this date by going to and clicking Check My CRW Expiry Date.

Your Content Goes HereaWhen you pass your CVRT you will receive a Pass Statement. Certificate and Disc for display will come in the post within 5-10 working days to the address the vehicle is registered to.

The report will be emailed to you if you have provided an email. Alternatively, it can be printed out for you.

Yes you can call 1890406040 or go to to request a new CRW. It will be posted out to the address on your logbook.


You should continue to follow the HSE guidelines. If possible you can get someone else to present your vehicle for the test/retest. If the vehicle is due for a retest the 21 days from the test failure cannot be extended and failure to present the vehicle within 21 days will result in a full test again.

We have implemented all rules according to HSE. Testers to wear PPE when testing vehicles and adhering to the guidelines. We request all visitors to wear a Mask when indoors or speaking with a tester, to use the hand sanitisers available on site and keep 2 meter safe distance.

We can offer you a contactless appointment. Please advise upon booking that you are requiring this.

  • Payment. The payment could be done over the phone or by bank transfer. The Invoice could be e-mail or printed and left in your vehicle.
  • Check in. We will ask you to call us when you arrive at the test centre and we will check your vehicle in for test over the phone. Please leave your windows open.
  • Waiting. You can wait outside or in our new spacious room.
  • Test. The tester will have all necessary PPE, will conduct the test, sanitize and will leave windows open after the test.
  • Pass/Fail Statement. Pass/Fail Statement will be emailed.

Yes – you should let us know you are vulnerable person and we will discuss all suitable options for your CVR test. Alternatively, you can ask someone else to present your vehicle for you.