Motor Tax/Cash Office
Please note that the public counter of both Motor Tax & Cash Office will re-open to the public as/from Tuesday, 3rd August 2021. Opening hours will be 9.30am – 1pm, Monday to Friday (excl. bank holidays).
To comply with government guidelines & to keep everyone safe, the following should be noted;
- Only 2 customers in the public area at any one time which will be strictly monitored
- Please ensure all forms fully completed as cannot be completed in the public forum.
- A face covering/mask is mandatory.
Motor Tax: Customers are encouraged to renew their standard tax online at www.motortax.ie (forms available also). Other options are to leave your application in secure drop box at the main reception of Laois County Council or using the postal service. For Motor Tax queries please call 05786 74305/05786 64000.
Cash Office: A variety of payments can be made online at www.laois.ie or over the phone by calling 05786 74308, Monday to Friday 9.30am – 3.30pm. Please leave a message (name, number & brief message) if phone busy.
1) Can I top up on line?
Yes – all payment options are HERE
2) What can I pay for on the internet?
Users can pay parking fines, motor tax, water charges and pay their NPPR (Non Principal Private Residence) charges. All payment options are HERE
3) What are the opening hours of the landfill?
Full details regarding Kyletalesha Landfill and Portlaoise Recycling Centre can be found under the Environment pages on the website.
4) What are the opening hours of the Cash Office?
Cash Office counters are currently closed to the public in line with Covid-19 guidelines.
5) How can I use the Landfill?
Information regarding charges are available to view here: Landfill
To dispose of rubbish you must obtain a “keyfob” from the Cash Office in County Hall – Opening hours are Monday to Friday: 9.30am – 3.30pm . You have to bring in a Photo ID e.g. passport and proof of your current address e.g. a utility bill.
Once you have a keyfob you will be able to top it up ONLINE.
6) Where is the Landfill?
The Landfill is located in Kyletalesha, on the Mountmellick Road about 5 km outside of Portlaoise.
Details of opening hours etc are available to view here: Landfill
7) What does the landfill recycle?
Portlaoise Recycling Centre is located at Kyletalesha Landfill. Here you can recycle numerous items – full details are available on Portlaoise Recycling Centre