How long can you drive a British car in France?

Can I keep a UK registered car in France?

If you move temporarily to another EU country without changing your normal residence you do not have to register your car or pay any registration taxes there. You can keep your car registered in your country of normal residence.

How long can I have my car in France?

Your existing insurance will normally allow you to drive the car in France for a maximum of 90 consecutive days. During this time you must make the necessary arrangements to obtain your French “Certificat d’Immatriculation” (previously called Carte Grise; grey card).

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.

How long can I drive a foreign car in France?

Under EU law, a private vehicle may be temporarily imported and used on French roads for up to six months in any 12 month period.

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Is a UK MOT valid in France?

An MOT carried out in another country is not valid in France.

How do I register a UK car in France after Brexit?

On arrival in France:

  1. Contact your local customs office to obtain your 846 A certificate.
  2. Book your car in for Control Technique (if required)
  3. Apply for your Carte Grise.
  4. When you have received your Carte Grise, request your French number plates.

Can I drive in France with a UK driving Licence?

If your UK driving licence was first issued before 1 January 2021. Your licence is recognised in France for as long as it is valid. … If your UK licence has expired, or has less than 6 months’ validity remaining, you must exchange it for a French licence. You do not need to take a driving test.

Can I drive in France with a UK paper licence?

Your UK licence is recognised in France for as long as it is valid. Paper licences are usually valid until you are 70. For plastic photocard licences, the expiry date is on the front.

How much does it cost to register a UK car in France?

The Certificate of Conformity used to be free but now in general there is a charge of around 130 euros.

Can I drive my EU car in UK after Brexit?

EU licence-holders visiting the UK can continue to drive using their EU licence without needing an International Driving Permit.

Can a UK resident drive a foreign registered car?

But how to drive a foreign car in the UK? If you are not a resident of the United Kingdom, you can drive a foreign car without registering it in the UK for up to 6 months. If you are a resident of the UK, you are not allowed to drive any car that is not registered in the UK with only a few exceptions.

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