Use form C179B to declare your vehicle to Customs and claim any relief from duty and VAT that may apply to private motor vehicles exported from the EC before.
Declare your vehicle to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) if you’re re-importing an unaccompanied private vehicle from outside the EU. You can also use it to claim any relief from duty and VAT.
Give your completed declaration to HMRC or the UK Border Agency at the port you’re importing the vehicle into.
You can either:
If you use the online form, you’ll get a reference number that you can use to track the progress of your form.
To fill in the form you’ll need the:
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You’ll need to fill in the form fully before you can print it. You can’t save a partly completed form so gather all your information together before you start to fill it in.
Notice 3: bringing your belongings, pets and private motor vehicles to UK from outside the EU
Guidance on importing your personal belongings, pets and private motor vehicles into the UK from outside the EU.
Application for Transfer of Residence (ToR) relief (ToR01)
Use this form to apply for Transfer of Residence (ToR) relief when you want to move your home from outside the EU to the UK.
Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card details.
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