Vehicle Registration

French administration can be stressful. We’re here to help.

From classic cars and motorbikes to the very latest models

The team at French Connections HCB will handle the entire registration process on your behalf. With 1000’s of foreign vehicles successfully registered in France already, our Admin team will have your vehicle on French plates in no time.

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Fact finding form

For the price of 120€ our administration team shall review your vehicle details and provide you with the full costs for you to make an informed decision whether to register your vehicle in France.

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You’ll receive the quotation along with a detailed explanation of what needs to be done,  If you wish to continue after reviewing the costs our administration team will start your application.

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We shall collect all the documents needed for your application and handle the entire process from start to finish keeping you informed every step of the way.

Frequently Asked Questions

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The cost depends on your vehicle’s year of registration, horsepower, environmental impact and local car tax.

Once you have given us those details, we’ll send you a free no-obligation detailed quote within 24 hours. You can then study the full cost breakdown and decide if you would like to go ahead.


Our quote includes obtaining the necessary documents from the French authorities, the payment of taxes to ANTS for the registration of your car and the entire process from the beginning until you receive your Carte Grise by post.

Our quote does not include the price for obtaining a Certificate of Conformity (if your vehicle needs one), the contrôle technique or the number plates.


We will provide your insurance company with a document proving that the importation process is in progress so you can be fully insured while the process is taking place. Our insurance arm of the company can help you in getting a quote.


Registering your vehicle will usually take between 2 – 4 months


If your primary residence is in France, you are normally obliged to register a foreign vehicle within one month of its arrival. However, you can still register it later than that so just contact us as soon as you are ready.


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