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How To Pay/print Ivtm/road Tax Or Ibi Invoices

Depending on your area/town, the invoices for IVTM / Road tax and/or IBI (council property tax) will be issued by either your town hall, the Suma office (Valencia area) or another incasso agency like the Patronato de Recaudación Provincial (And

Importing A Foreign Plated Car Or Buy Spanish Plated – Pros And Cons

Copied from a thread on our facebook group where member Alan Kane, expert in these matters, explained. Alan Kane As promised earlier, to clear up a few points from this thread. 1. It is quite legal to drive either RHD or LHD cars in either the U

Vehicle Report – When You Buy A Second Hand Car

In Spanish it´s called an Informe de Vehiculo and it will give you information about any restrictions that might be placed on a vehicle which could make it impossible or costly to transfer it into your name, as the intended buyer, as with the t

Very Common Prescription Meds That Can Affect Your Capacity To Drive

Some of these you can also buy over the counter. There is no ´labelling´ law in Spain for prescription meds you get from the ´farmacia´, like there is for example in Holland, where the dosage as prescribed by the medical professional, plus a

Foreign Student – Driving Licence

As a foreign student without residency: If you move abroad to go to college or university, your place of normal residence doesn’t change. But you can still apply for a driving licence in the EU country if you can prove you have been study

Vehicles 25 Years Or Older – Exemption ´road Tax´

Once your vehicle is at least 25 years old, you can apply for exemption of ´road tax´ Impuesto de Vehículos de Traccion Mecánica / IVTM. It´s irrelevant whether the vehicle has been put on special historic plates or is on regular Spanish pl

How To Check Points Driving Licence

Valid for all those with Spanish driving licences or foreign licences that have been registered at Trafico in the Registro de Conductores and now have got the NIE number of the owner printed on them. I tried it, it works perfectly when you use a

Tachograph Card – How To Obtain A Spanish One?

There are different kinds of ´tarjetas tacógrafos´ in Spain. For drivers, for businesses and for learning centres. They need to be applied for at the office of ´Servicio de Transporte´ of your province, or you can, with a digital certificat

Low Emission Zones European Cities – Travel Info France

Around 200 cities in 12 European countries have established Low Emission Zones, where depending on the Emission Standard of your vehicle, you can be denied access on certain days/times. More info on how to ascertain the emission qualification of

Itv/mot Faqs

This is a computer translation from the Spanish version. For the Spanish language version go to the website link below. We thank Veisa for this information. When should we take vehicle for ITV. The periodicity with which a vehicle must pass the