The National Car Test (NCT)

Find out more about the NCT, including preparing for your test, booking your test, what the test entails and the NCT certificate.


Important Notice re NCT

Stolen NCT Certificates

NCT certificates and discs containing the following serial numbers were stolen during a robbery at a NCT centre.

E0215501 – E0216000
E0196751 – E0197000
E0196501 – E0196720

If you are purchasing a second hand vehicle we would urge that you check the serial number on the NCT disc to ensure it is not stolen.

If you have any doubts regarding the validity of a NCT Certificate then please contact NCT on (01) 4135994 who will quickly confirm the validity of the Certificate.

You can also check the expiry date of a NCT Certificate on the NCT website to ensure the validity of a Certificate.