A company card allows you to access the data stored in the digital
tachograph. You will also need it to protect your data in the vehicle unit (VU)
if you hire in or sell a vehicle.
Apply Online for a Digital Tachograph Company Card
Workshop tachograph cards are issued to authorised workshops only. The card allows
calibration of the digital tachograph itself.
Apply for a Digital Tachograph Workshop Card
Control tachograph cards are available only to enforcement officers (RSA
Transport Officers and the Garda Síochána). They are used to enforce digital
Apply for a Digital Tachograph Control Card
The main exempted cases are:
Download our guide to Exemptions and Derogations from the Tachograph and Drivers Hours
rules (PDF) document for further information.
Drivers, operators and bus and truck owners claiming an exemption they are
not entitled to will be prosecuted by the Courts.
If your vehicle is exempt based on any one of the reasons detailed in this
form you may:
Alternatively, you can ask your vehicle (CVR) test centre to print off a copy of the Tachograph Declaration Form which will be pre-populated with details of your vehicle. You can then complete the form and following the remaining steps as above