How to Import your UK Reg Car into Spain


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Is it worth trying to import your UK car to Spain or would it be cheaper to buy a car once you get to Spain?

To obtain a quote for the cost of importing your UK car to Spain, in order to help you make this decision, all you require is a copy of your V5 Log book. Any reputable “gestor del automovil” will be able to do this for you.


When the time comes and the decision has been made,  to correctly import a UK registered vehicle to Spain you will require the following documents:

  • Original vehicle UK Logbook (V5)
  • Copy of the Passport of the owner
  • Copy of valid Residencia of the owner
  • Proof of address in Spain (house deeds or current Padron certificate)


The cost of importing a vehicle, such as a UK car to Spain,  is based on calculations and prices decided by the official authorities, including:

© Copyright 2012 Lisa Sadleir, All rights Reserved. Written For: Costa Consulting Bureau

We provide invaluable advice and assistance to people living in and moving to Spain ... We look forward to saving you time, money and frustration by overcoming the hurdles of Spanish bureaucracy.

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2 comments on “How to Import your UK Reg Car into Spain
  1. Ian Ainslie says:

    Considering buying a LHD 2005 campervan in UK ( selling at £15,500) and importing to Spain. Can you give me any idea of the cost of doing this? Appreciate it can only be a ball park figure but are we talking hundreds, thousands or tens of thousands?
    Ian Ainslie

  2. DAVID SCALES says:

    I would like a quotation for registering my rhd uk reg T997FAP audi a3 tdi 1896 cc reg on 10th May 1999 used in Holland for 6month prior to uk reg..chassis no WAUZZZ8LZXA073977. I am a uk resident with a house in Mazarron.Murcia Spain. Many thanks David Scales

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