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What is examined
in the NCT

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Frequently Asked Questions


The testing of private vehicles (including second hand imports) commenced in Ireland on 4th January 2000. The test is known as the NCT (National Car Test).

Simply click on the questions on the left hand panel to see the relevant answer in each case.

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