– REGISTRATION – EUROPEAN OFFER AND INFORMATION –
Thank to an agreement with our European partners, specialized in vintage vehicles at top level, we can offer to our customers a direct registration with European license plates (Italian; Dutch or German, effective – by the law – for a fast and easy EU nationalization).
DUTCH LICENSE PLATES
1.300 Euro for:
– inspection by the local RDW Dutch motorization in about 1-3 weeks
(headlights modification included – except in particular case -, for cars if they are well running – basic requirement; otherwise, in case of additional mechanical work needed, this can be done locally: evaluation and costs are calculated time by time, only and exclusively if necessary for a positive inspection result);
– Export Title;
– Data sheet (in two languages, if necessary);
– APK (State vehicle inspection valid throughout Europe for 2 years – for cars only*);
– proforma invoice with the vehicle value;
– assistance and practices;
– IF NECESSARY: VIN number on the chassis (+100 Euro – only if not present);
“priority check” at the motorization (+50 Euro – when waiting time is too long, at our partners discretion).
Possibility of German registration (TÜV – for particular cases only); similar procedure, same costs.
*In Holland the APK is not required for motorcycles; because of this, in other EU Countries (ex. in Italy), it may be requested to re-presented the motorcycles to the local motorization to redone the test / documents could be issued with the wording “street legal after inspection” (agreements to be made with the agency).
“NL+IT” LICENSE PLATES OFFER (dedicated to Italian customers)
1.850 Euro (total) for:
The first step is actually in Holland and consists in:
– inspection by the local RDW Dutch motorization in about 1-3 weeks (headlights modification included – except in particular case -, for cars if they are well running – basic requirement; otherwise, in case of additional mechanical work needed, this can be done locally: evaluation and costs are calculated time by time, only and exclusively if necessary for a positive inspection result);
– Export Tile;
– Data sheet (in two languages);
– APK (State vehicle inspection valid throughout Europe for 2 years – *for cars only);
– proforma invoice with the vehicle value;
– assistance and practices;
– IF NECESSARY: VIN number on the chassis (100 Euro more – only if not present); “priority check” at the motorization (+50 Euro – when waiting time is too long, at our partners discretion).
The second step the prompt Italian nationalization as administrative practice (between 2 and 5 weeks from the docs reception in Italy – timings due to the motorization) done exclusively by a trusted Italian agency that directly follows our customers.
About this offer, the total amount will be divided with a part of the payment to be made to us, by our European agent (Euro 1.150), and the other part directly to the aforementioned agency (Euro 700**); usually we don’t require NL “physically” license plates (not necessary – extra cost: about 80/100 Euro)
*In Holland the APK is not required for motorcycles; because of this, in other EU Countries (ex. in Italy), it may be requested to re-presented the motorcycles to the local motorization to redo the test / documents could be issued with the wording “street legal after inspection” (agreements to be made with the agency).
**For vehicles with min. 30 years old and sufficiently original and for motorcycles; vehicles between 20 and 30 years of age, and younger, are obligatorily subject to the IPT (Provincial Transcription Tax – cost communicated by the agency, calculated on the basis of the Kw of the vehicle); pick-up trucks (considered “autocarri”/truck) in Italy must undergo further inspection (extra cost to the IT agency for a test: max 300 Euro – to be calculated and agreed specifically with the agency); if a vehicle has special modifications in its data sheet, additional Italian inspection may be required (at the discretion of the Italian motorization engineer – same cost and procedure indicated above); if a vehicle needs to be re-presented to the test at the Italian motorization, other waiting times must be considered to get the first available appointment (which they can easily be – for ex. – one or two months per appointment).
To take advantage of this offer it’s mandatory that all Italian customers have required us the “purchase through us via NL” service (described in our file “how we operate”) since in Italy, despite EU regulations, the proforma invoice to attest vehicle value is not longer sufficient for the local motorizations. This method of payment is also highly recommended to Italian customers who want to buy/import a vehicle in the name of a company/proceed with P.Iva.
NOTE (for both offers)
To be able to get our offer via Holland or Germany, cars and motorcycle must have always reached the 20th year of age, must have the minimum requirements to pass the inspection at the motorization and they have to be cleared in The Netherlands by us; it’s not possible to bring “total project” or “restoration project” vehicle at motorization inspection. We do not offer other kind of services about the nationalization for vehicles already imported; we do not offer license plates for “modern” vehicles (less than 20 years old); we do not collaborate with other agencies not affiliated to us and of which we don’t know their professionality. For the eventual circulation with foreign license plates it’s MANDATORY a valid insurance.
REGISTRATION PROCESS IN EUROPE (FYI)
If the vehicles have been approved at the Holland or German inspection, with all the necessary documentation supplied by us, it’s possible to obtain (in a easy and economic way) the vehicle nationalization as simple application, without other inspections (EU regulations). In Italy, pick-up trucks are exceptions with – it seems – some motorizations that interpret certain rules: in these cases a second and local inspection of the vehicles is required.
With the whole documentation the way to register a vehicle are:
– presenting in private form the application to the local motorizations;
– by recognized Car Clubs (ex.: for Italy, associated ASI);
– by specialized professional agencies.
A&M Garage doesn’t offer directly other offers or other kind of assistance about the registration processes, but only – when it’s possible – the general information support readable in this website section.
For those wishing to proceed independently with the registration in his country of residence, according to the European directives, it should no more necessary to present the technical sheet (or Registration Car etc) of the vehicle to the local motorizations. We know – unfortunately – that this request is often no matter what forwarded.
We also know, sometimes, the Apostille can be required (a document that need to certify Title’s authenticity – authenticated or not by a notary); in this case, it must be required directly to the offices of the US Secretariat of the State that emitted the Title or to US agencies, specialized in these kind of practices. Generally, A&M Garage doesn’t offer assistance about these aspects.
As regards the circulation in Europe of vehicles with foreign Titles and license plates (American and / or European), we always recommend checking the regulations and laws in force in your Country of residence.
We advise to start the application between 6 to 8 months before the end of that year permit after the customs clearance, to avoid problems or the expiration of the inspection. We also suggest to ask specific infos to the local motorization or – better – to specialized agencies only.
A&M Garage LLC and its partners are not responsible for requests for procedures / practices from agencies or local authorities that are not in line with normal practices or EU regulations necessary to obtain the nationalization of vehicles for which one of our two “plate offers” listed and described above has been requested or not. As well as A&M Garage LLC and its partners are not responsible for any sudden events changes regarding local laws and regulations.
For any information, advice or for inquires do not hesitate to contact us!
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