Table of Contents
- 1 What documents do I need for a carte grise?
- 2 How do I re register my UK car in France?
- 3 What documents are required for change of ownership of car?
- 4 How long can you drive a UK registered car in France?
- 5 How do I get car registration papers?
- 6 Where can I find information on vehicle registration documents in France?
- 7 How does the French car registration system work?
What documents do I need for a carte grise?
Carte grise : registration certificate of the vehicle (original document) crossed out and signed by the seller. (with company stamp if the vehicle is sold by a corporation) Certificat de cession : Original certificate of transfer signed by the seller (with company stamp if the vehicle is sold by a corporation)
How do I re register my UK car in France?
Documents needed to import a UK vehicle to France The following documents are required for all UK registered vehicles, new and used, being brought into France from 1st January 2021 onwards. Note that these documents have changed from those required prior to Brexit.
Can non residents own a car in France?
The French Government established a unique scheme letting foreigners from outside the EU buy a car without having to pay VAT and drive it around Europe before buying it back and selling it to car rental companies and such. Technically you own the car, making it possible to register it in your name and get an insurance.
Do I need a certificate of conformity to register my car in France?
Since European Union registration certificates are standardised, these fields are listed but not always completed in full. If they are completed in full, you do not normally have to provide the Certificate of Conformity (CoC) when you request a new registration in France.
What documents are required for change of ownership of car?
What you should do
- The seller must complete the NCO form and submit it to their registering authority.
- The seller must hand over the registration certificate to the buyer.
- The buyer must complete the Application for registration and licencing of motor vehicle form (RLV) for submission.
How long can you drive a UK registered car in France?
Vehicles from the UK can be temporarily imported into France for up to six months in any period of 12 months. In order to stay on the right side of the law, the following documents should always be carried: Full, valid UK driving licence.
Can I bring my car to France?
All vehicles imported to France must comply with all the legal and technical requirements stipulated by the French government. Once your car has met the standards set out by the government, you can obtain a government-issued certificate permitting you to bring your vehicle to France.
How much does it cost to register a British car in France?
The Certificate of Conformity used to be free but now in general there is a charge of around 130 euros.
How do I get car registration papers?
Go to your nearest registering authority and bring along your identity document and complete form DRC (Application for Duplicate Registration/Deregistration Certificate in respect of Motor Vehicle) and form DCT (Declaration in respect of Lost Documents). Bear in mind that only a title holder can request a duplicate.
Where can I find information on vehicle registration documents in France?
The French government website Service Public provides comprehensive information on vehicle registration documents – certificat d’immatriculation (in French only) France adopted a new, nationwide vehicle registration system in 2009. This is the Système d’Immatriculation des Véhicules (SIV).
What documents do I need to register a car in another country?
The previous vehicle registration certificate, or equivalent official document if it is kept by the authorities of the country of origin (e.g. the international certificate for motor vehicles)
What documents do I need to drive a motorcycle in France?
These are the basic items that you must have with you at all times whilst driving or riding a motorcycle in France: A valid driving licence covering you for the vehicle you are driving/riding An up-to-date passport for each occupant of the vehicle Vehicle insurance documents, providing at least third-party cover
How does the French car registration system work?
How it works. The vehicle is issued with a registration number at the first point of registration. This remains with the car until it is destroyed or exported, regardless of its location of registration in France. An owner need not change the registration of a vehicle bought in a different département.