What is French Malus tax?

What is French Malus tax?

It is called ‘malus de poids’. The tax is €10/kg on that fraction of a vehicle exceeding 1800kg. The amounts will increase again for 2023. The level of the tax is reduced by one-tenth per year from the first year of registration.

What documents do I need to register a car in France?

You will need to produce:

  1. your existing vehicle registration certificate,
  2. passport,
  3. proof of address (such as utility bill) in France, and.
  4. purchase invoice (or similar evidence).

Can a non resident register a car in France?

Yes. If you have a house in France even rented i.e an address – then you can register a car.

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.

How do French number plates work?

The registration plates issued since 2009 use a XX-NNN-ZZ format, composed of a series of 7 alphanumeric characters: 2 letters, 3 numbers, and then 2 letters (e.g. AB-126-FD). This format is monitored nationwide and car plates are permanent and attached to a single vehicle from its first registration to its disposal.

What is French road tax?

Unlike the UK, there is no annual road tax to pay in France, but you will have to pay when you change ownership and the cost can be quite substantial. And it also varies from region to region, as part of the total cost is a regional tax.

How do I get a carte grise?

Once you register the ownership change to your name, you will get a temporary vehicle registration certificate (CPI) valid for 30 days. You will get your final carte grise by registered mail around one week following the approval of your request.

What documents are required for change of ownership of car?

If you are selling the vehicle: 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.

What is a carte grise in France?

The registration certificate for a vehicle in France, formerly known as the “carte grise”, is an official document that identifies a vehicle. Every owner of a motor vehicle, whether it’s a moped, car, trailer or truck, must necessarily possess it in order to legally circulate on public roads.

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.

Can I drive a UK registered car in France?

A full, valid UK driving licence is required. Due to new updates from the DVLA the paper counterpart is no longer required and this includes when travelling on the Continent. You must be 18 or over to drive in France. A UK sticker to display in the rear windscreen and your motor insurance certificate(1).

Where should I keep my carte grise?

The carte grise must always be available when using the vehicle and may be asked for if, for example, you are subject to a police check (even so, it is not recommended you keep it permanently in the car, but rather in your pocket/hand bag etc, in case the car is stolen).

Quelle sont les rubriques de la carte grise?

Les rubriques de la carte grise sont codifiées, ci-dessous un tableau pour savoir comprendre et lire toutes les rubriques figurant sur la carte grise. Numéro d’immatriculation. Numéro d’immatriculation auquel se réfère le certificat précédent. Date de la première immatriculation du véhicule.

Quelle est la taxe pour la carte grise?

Certains véhicules ou certaines opérations sont exonérés de cette taxe. Changement d’adresse, correction d’erreur de saisie, usurpation du numéro d’immatriculation. Le montant de la redevance pour l’acheminement de la carte grise est de 2,76 €.

Quel numéro de formule est présent sur la carte grise?

Le numéro de formule est présent à trois endroits sur la carte grise. Vous le trouverez sur le coupon détachable sous le numéro d’immatriculation et dans la bande MRZ (machine-readable zone) en bas de la carte grise. Le même numéro de formule est également renseigné sur le verso sous l’inscription « CERTIFICAT D’IMMATRICULATION ».

Quelle est la date d’édition de la première carte grise?

Celui-ci est “attribué à vie” au véhicule sous le format AB-123-CD. C’est ce numéro qui se trouve également sur les plaques d’immatriculation du véhicule. La date de la première immatriculation du véhicule correspond à la date à laquelle le véhicule a été autorisé pour une mise en circulation (= date d’édition de la première carte grise).