New Licensing for Mineral Oil Traders in #Ireland


New Licensing for Mineral Oil Traders in Ireland


New Licence Requirements

  • A new Marked Fuel Trader’s Licence will be required by traders who produce, hold, deal in, or deliver marked gas oil or marked kerosene. This new requirement will come into effect from 1st October 2012.
  • An Auto-Fuel Trader’s Licence is required by traders who produce, sell, deliver or deal in, or on, any premises, mineral oil (i.e. hydrocarbon oil, liquefied petroleum gas and substitute fuel) for use for combustion in the engine of a motor vehicle. This new requirement will come into effect from 1st July 2012,
  • Traders who deal in Auto-Fuel products and Marked Fuel products must hold both types of Licence. A separate Licence is required for each premises or place from which a trader operates.

New Monthly Return of Oil Movements (ROM1)

A new Monthly Return of Oil Movements (ROM1) will be introduced from 1 January 2013. The return will require mandatory e-filing by all Licence holders. The return will include opening and closing stock balances and details of purchases and sales for all oil products. The return must be submitted through Revenue’s On-line Service (ROS).

Publication of Licence holders on the Revenue website

Details of all Auto-Fuel and Marked Fuel Traders' Licences and the address of the licensed premises or place will be published on the our website. This list will be updated regularly.

Unlicensed Trading

Traders should be aware that unlicensed trading is an offence and may result in seizure of product, prosecution and court penalties.