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DVLA Delays

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**** UPDATE **** We now have an excellent account manager at the DVLA who turns around our applications very quickly The DVLA have been extremely slow recently at processing import applications for registration (V55/5 and V55/4) – the reasons for this are two-fold in our experience, firstly they have stopped local offices (ours being Northampton) […]

MOT for pre-1960 classic cars

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Shipping a car to the UK that was manufactured prior to 1st January 1960? Well, the DVLA now have decided that your vehicle will be exempt from MOT testing – including the first MOT on arrival in the UK. This means you can ship a pre-1960 vehicle into the UK and register it (once you have cleared customs and insured the vehicle) with out having to put the car through an MOT first.

How to import into UK?

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There are many stages in importing a vehicle into the UK, which vary depending on the age, value and manufacturing origin of the vehicle in question. Our full import service includes: Shipping Collection of your vehicle from country of export and delivery to nearest port (currently US only), transportation of vehicle to UK by sea […]