Motor Tax/Cash Office
The public counters of both Motor Tax & Cash Office are open to the public 9.30am – 1pm, Monday to Friday (excl. public 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 advised.
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 64009/05786 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 note that Motor Tax cannot be renewed over the phone.
1) Can I top-up my Landfill keyfob online?
Yes – all payment options are HERE
2) What can I pay for on the internet?
Users can pay for rent, housing loans, fire service charges, parking fines and landfill fob topups online. All payment options are HERE
Motor tax, water charges and NPPR (Non-Principal Private Residence) charges can also be paid for online. Please note that these are not administered by the County Council however (the payment options will redirect to a third-party website).
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?
The Cash Office counter is currently open from 9.30am – 1pm, Monday to Friday (excl. public holidays).
Cash office payments can also be made over the phone until 3.30pm, Monday to Friday.
5) How can I use the Landfill?
Information regarding charges are available to view here: Landfill
If you have a keyfob you can top it up ONLINE.
Please note that new keyfobs are not currently being issued at this time. If you wish to use the landfill and do not have a keyfob you can pay by credit/debit card onsite on a pay-as-you-go basis.
6) Where is the Landfill?
The Landfill is located in Kyletalesha, on the Mountmellick Road about 5 km outside of Portlaoise (eircode R32 RD45).
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