Do UK cars need mot to be French registered?

Can I register a UK car in France?

If you are importing a UK vehicle to France, the same rules apply – any car older than 4 years must pass a Control Technique and you will need this to apply for your Carte Grise. … You will need your Vehicle registration document and will likely also be asked to present your Certificate of Conformity.

Is a UK MOT valid in France?

An MOT carried out in another country is not valid in 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 long can you drive a UK registered car in France after Brexit?

At this point, you can use your vehicle in France for 4 months with its foreign or transit number plates if you are insured, and can justify its customs clearance with a Certificate no. 846 A.

How long can a UK registered car stay in Europe?

UK law still applies to a UK-registered vehicle if you take it abroad for less than 12 months. That means you need to make sure: your vehicle is taxed in the UK while it’s abroad.

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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 MOT my car in Europe?

Unfortunately you cannot get it done abroad, even though some people do so it is actually not legal as only a UK based MOT station can give a legitimate MOT.

Do I need a green card to drive in France after Brexit?

A Green Card is a document that proves you have insurance to legally drive in the country you’re visiting. … From 2 August 2021, a Green Card (or International Motor Insurance Card) is no longer required for travel in the European Economic Area.

Do French pay road tax?

It is called ‘malus de poids’. The tax will be €10/kg on that fraction of a vehicle exceeding 1800kg. The level of the tax is reduced by one-tenth per year from the first year of registration. Higher taxes apply on the importation of a second-hand vehicle, which are based on the level of CO₂ and the fiscal horsepower.

Do I need a certificate of conformity for France?

One of the most important documents you will need is a certificate of conformity (certificat de conformité/attestation d’identification) that the car complies with technical standards in France. On older cars you will need to obtain this certificate from the manufacturer.