MoTs in Spain, an ITV is not valid on British cars
Car impounded by police in Spain. We can assist in rescuing your car.Uk to Spain.
We offer an MoT in Spain for your car. You do not have to leave Spain for an MoT, however your car does. Our standard rates to ship a car from Spain to the UK are £500 each way. Visit www.mrmotormover.com for car shipping to Spain or UK.
MOT IN SPAIN OFFER - ROUND TRIP TO UK INC MOT TEST £654, the shipper and co-ordinator is MrMotorMover
A class 1 HGV ten car transporter will ship your car to the United Kingdom for an MoT, then transport your car to Spain.
Terms and Conditions apply.
A Spanish ITV has no meaning on a British registered car, zero. Spanish police are impounding ex pat vehicles daily.
Times have changed, an ITV was unofficially accepted until 2012, as long as you had insuranceIf you get the grua / impounded we can easily rescue your car from every secenario except no Mot. Although a minor offence, i.e no MoT , for vehicle release it is the most challanging.
We use down time space on our LOHRs 10 car transporters to enable this fantastically low price, your car may be away for two weeks. We do an express 8 day guaranteed service for £1000For obvious reasons no £640 Mot runs in high season ie July to mid September, as we are full of premium loads.
Car repairs are cheaper in spain, we have trusted garage facillities in Spain that will do a pre pre-mot check for just 30 euros, there is no obligation to undertake this. This way we achieve a very high pass rate. The only fails should then be brake in-balance which only a rolling road will detect.The UK garage is very fair when pricing adjustments and rectifications. We are a valued client, and get treated as such.
1] It must have UK road tax displayed.
2] It must have a current UK MoT.
3] It must have insurance, this can be issued from a UK company, a Gib company or a specialist Spanish company. Spain and mainland Europe.4] V5 log book or certified copy.
5] Valid Driving licence and a certified copy of your passport.
Keep all documents available
if you are resident in Spain you cannot drive a foreign plated carResidency / fiscal recidencia is when your main residence and tax affairs are registered in Spain. Then you have 6 months to register your car, and further more just like a Spanish national you cannot drive a foreign plated car.
Proabably the most useful website you will find. Just following the guide on how to use a Spanish roundabout, correct lane usage, could avoid an accident or worse. Ten minutes reading "The driving laws in Spain", can save you a fortune in fines or even spare having your car towed. Instructions of what to do should things go wrong. All clearly written and ready to print on a single A4 page. Totally free. Visit Driving Laws Spain www.drivinglawspain.com
Guardia Civil or Policia Local vehicle impounded
Collecting your vehicle from the Spanish Police compoundWe can assist in the release of your car from council and Police compounds. Emergency number 6471 46421
Towing fines, Cerca 160 Euros for 5 minutes up to 3 days, then daily storage accrues.
If you find the little yellow sticker on the kerb or lamp post you have been towedIn theory, go to the compound, pay the parking fine and you are out. Cerca 160 Euros for 5 minutes up to 3 days However a lot are manned by police, a wrong answer and your car is staying there. Read the Police questions section and Driving a UK registered car in Spain sections first.
Do not drive without an MoT in SpainTo release your vehicle you need to be legal i.e MoT , road tax, Insurance and sober with a valid drivers licence. You need your car out to get an MoT, the police will not release your car without an MoT. Contact us we may be able to mitigate your loss. However, no MoT is the worse impound scenario.
Spanish police have impounded your car for :- No road tax - No car insurance - Drink driving - Invalid licence -We can assist you in getting your car released. As storage mounts up this needs to be dealt with quickly. First we will assist in obtaining the correct paperwork before we can extract your car. Admit to having a car here more than six months, heap big trouble, but we can still help.
Q How long has the car been in Spain? Acceptable - I drove down from (e.g France) 3 weeks ago.
Q We have seen your car here before? Acceptable - We visit Spain a few times a year but live in the UK.
Q But you have an NIE number. Acceptable - for my mobile phone, I am not resident in Spain, I am a UK resident.
Keep dated proof, ferry ticket other EU reciepts: fuel, accomodation, meals.
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