5. Registering an imported vehicle

You need to register any vehicle that you’re importing into the UK permanently.

You must follow all the instructions for registering a new vehicle or registration schemes for the motor trade. In addition, you’ll need to include with your application:

You’ll need to use original documents - you can’t use photocopies or faxed copies.

In some cases, the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), or the Driver and Vehicle Agency (DVA) in Northern Ireland, may want to see the vehicle to check its identity.

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