We really did think we had cracked this whole vehicle import thing. We had sorted the insurance, passed the controle technique, obtained the quitus fiscal and submitted all the necessary paperwork via the ANTS website. Now all we had to do was wait...
Getting our vehicles re-registered in France had been a bit like wading through mud. First we needed to get the requisite documentation, then the tax clearance and now we were at the stage of actually submitting our application to import and re-register. All of this is quite time-constrained but the deadlines take no account of … Continue reading Making our cars legal in France – Getting ANTSy
Note: Since the end of the UK Brexit transition period on 31/12/2020, vehicles imported from the UK are no longer eligible for a Quitus Fiscal and need to be declared to Douanes instead. For much better information than I can give, I suggest you join the Facebook group "Registering Vehicles in France". There is comprehensive … Continue reading Making our cars legal in France – the Quitus Fiscal
During all the to-ing and fro-ing we have done between England and France over the years that we have had a home here, all I have had to think about is having European insurance and breakdown cover, using the sticky beam-benders on our headlights (to avoid dazzling approaching drivers after dark) and carrying the requisite … Continue reading Making our English cars legal in France