Frequent question: How long can I drive my French car in the UK?

You can drive in the UK with a French-registered car (with a French / EU sticker) for up to six out of 12 months in the UK without officially registering it.

Can I drive my French registered car in the UK?

You can usually use a vehicle with foreign number plates without registering or taxing it in the UK if all of the following apply: … the vehicle is registered and taxed in its home country. you only use the vehicle for up to 6 months in total – this can be a single visit, or several shorter visits over 12 months.

How long can I keep a foreign registered 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.

Can I drive EU car in UK after Brexit?

The UK was always dedicated to keeping licence requirements the same regardless of the outcome of the EU agreement after Brexit. This means that anyone from the EU and EAA can use their licence to drive and hire a car in the UK.

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How long can you drive a car on English plates?

If you are, you’re supposed to re-register the car immediately, and pay the illegal Vehicle Registration Tax. In practice you get about 30 days grace. if you’re not resident in Ireland, you can drive the uk reg car indefinitely.

Can I drive a left hand car in UK?

The short answer is, yes. You can legally drive a left-hand car in the UK even though it’s more conventional to own and drive a car with the steering wheel on the right-hand side.

How do I register a French car in UK?

You can do it online at: gov.uk/nova-log-in; HMRC will tell you if you owe any VAT or duty (this is not usually the case when bringing your car from the EU). You can make queries at HMRC’s imports helpline on 0044 (0)300 200 3700; Obtain vehicle approval to show the car meets environmental and safety standards.