Registering a vehicle in Spain after Brexit

It could be a lot more costly than you think! With the negotiations continuing between the EU and UK regarding post Brexit trade, no one really knows yet, what changes there may be that how this will affect the people bringing in and registering of their vehicles from the UK into Spain post- Brexit.  To…

Importing a right-hand drive car into Spain

Top tips for preparing your RHD vehicle for a Spanish ITV test If you are importing a right-hand drive car into Spain from the UK, part of the registration process is a technical inspection (ITV) to ensure the vehicle is road worthy. When it comes to the time of the technical test there are a…

What is a Ficha Tecnica Reducida?

What is a Ficha Tecnica Reducida? A ficha tecnica reducida is a technical document which includes the specifications of a vehicle created by a qualified technician. Amongst other things, it specifies the dimensions, power output, engine size, emissions, tyre specifications, the weight of the vehicle, VIN plate location and much more.  What do I need…

The ITV Sticker – where to put it? what the colours mean and more!

Where to put your ITV Sticker When your car successfully passes it’s ITV – Inspeccion Tecnica de Vehiculos – (Spanish equivalent to the MOT or DOT in the USA), along with the pass sheet, you’ll be given your official ITV sticker, which needs to go on the inside top right of your windscreen (or for…