do you mean by complying to European standards ?
meet European Union standards and to be registered by the appropriate
regulatory body, the vehicle must conform to certain specifications
where exemptions are appropriate, we will ensure that all the technical
modifications are done to guarantee that the vehicle will be registered.
I still register a vehicle if the make or model isn’t officially recognized
in France ?
we can obtain appropriate exemptions for parts that would be too difficult
to modify such as windows, safety belts, etc.
How long does it take to obtain registration ?
takes about two (2) months to obtain approval from the Transport department.
The administration procedure, which requires the files to be forwarded
to the various departments concerned, takes, in general, a futher two
(2) or three (3) months.
how long can I drive in France with foreign license plates ?
Once the file is registered by the administration, and the vehicle is
insured according to French Regulations, you may continue to drive your
car until you obtain your “carte grise” (French registration document).
Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any problems obtaining insurance
with foreign license plates, we can help to facilitate the process.
papers do I need to provide ?
registration document (Title)
plate number, if it doesn’t appear on the Title (registration card)
receipt - Your original work permit (“Carte de séjour”)
of your address in France (electricity / telephone bill)
will be needed for a short period of time, generally only two (2) days,
to register your file with the appropriate authorities.