Transferring your car: all formalities

The process of buying a vehicle requires a few steps to the new owner acquires all the rights and responsibilities of the car. In Autopista.es we explain, in detail, the whole process forward.Transferring your car: all formalities

Before anything

The first thing to do is purchase agreement, we can use to make the change of ownership later. It not recommended trust and deliver the car before performing this procedure, but we are dealing with people nearby or trust. The reason is that in this contract the full details of the two parties involved appear, the value at which the vehicle is sold, the brand, model, chassis number and exact time of delivery, which we can save problems in management and in terms of recognition of fines that may occur during the process. Not more secured in the Traffic Department that the car we buy not accumulate fines or unpaid taxes, which would become the responsibility of the new owner.

The buyer will have a period of approximately 15 days for the change of ownership and demonstrate the effectiveness former owner of the best-what change is it sending it a copy of the permit circulation-. If it does within that period, the seller can go to traffic for a Sales notification procedure.

Transfer of car ownership

At change of ownership owner required carry out a series of steps in the tax office and the Traffic Department. If you purchase the vehicle at a specialized in buying and selling property, it is normal that the same staff take care of all the paperwork.

Before anything

The first thing to do is purchase agreement, we can use to make the change of ownership later. It not recommended trust and deliver the car before performing this procedure, but we are dealing with people nearby or trust. The reason is that in this contract the full details of the two parties involved appear, the value at which the vehicle is sold, the brand, model, chassis number and exact time of delivery, which we can save problems in management and in terms of recognition of fines that may occur during the process. Not more secured in the Traffic Department that the car we buy not accumulate fines or unpaid taxes, which would become the responsibility of the new owner.

The buyer will have a period of approximately 15 days for the change of ownership and demonstrate the effectiveness former owner of the best-what change is it sending it a copy of the permit circulation-. If it does within that period, the seller can go to traffic for a Sales notification procedure.

Transfer of car ownership

At change of ownership owner required carry out a series of steps in the tax office and the Traffic Department. If you purchase the vehicle at a specialized in buying and selling property, it is normal that the same staff take care of all the paperwork.

Before the new owner can put his name the vehicle purchased, payable to the Treasury-in person or via the Internet- Transfer Tax, which corresponds to approximately four percent of the value of the car.

Once this is done, the buyer may write to the Traffic headship -the residence of the purchaser, the seller or the car-is enrolled to implement the change in ownership. The form must be collected in person or downloaded from the website of the Directorate General of Traffic. For cars Canarias, Ceuta or Melilla It will also manage a Customs certificate for which are paid about 8 euros.

What you pay

Then we must provide documentation completed and signed by seller and buyer, together with the purchase agreement described above, the card Vehicle Inspection, the registration certificate, proof of payment of the last tax and proof of payment of transfer tax of Finance.

In addition, you will pay a rate of approximately 51,60 euros -For a car- and display new user -Original documents and photocopy of Old- proving the identity of the two parties involved in the transaction. For legal entities will need to submit tax identification card, proving the natural person who signs as representative. For foreigners will be essential to NIE (Nie number).

In specific cases it will be necessary to provide some additional other documentation. For cars purchased at auction, we will attach the Certification Act; in death, the testamental part attesting to the seller as inheritor vehicle; if agricultural transport document stating that he is in the Official Register of Agricultural Machinery.

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