TALLERES SIEDEL, body shop and the ideal garage to replace your headlights

If you want to register your UK right hand drive vehicle in Spain, one of the most common changes you’ll need to arrange is swapping the headlights. While this might sound like a real challenge, the key is having a trustworthy and reliable mechanic on hand to take care of this for you. Fortunately, Jesus…

Registering your vehicle with DGT Tráfico – proof of address

If you’re buying a Spanish car or registering a foreign vehicle with the traffic authorities (DGT – Dirección General de Tráfico) in Spain you’ll need to provide proof of address. Depending on your circumstances, there are three ways to meet this requirement: Padrón Certificate – Certificado de empadronamiento By far the best way to prove…

5 important things to consider before registering your UK vehicle in Spain

If you’re a UK passport holder planning a relocation to Spain, one of the main decisions you’ll need to make is whether (or not!) to import your vehicle into Spain as part of your “change of residence”. Here are 5 important things to consider before you decide to register your UK vehicle in Spain. 1.)…

Can you save the tax when moving to Spain and registering a car?

If you are planning to permanently relocate to Spain and apply to become a Spanish resident, you may well be bringing a vehicle with you as part of your “goods and chattels”. While it’s quite well known that there are taxes to be paid when importing a vehicle, under certain circumstances, you may be able…