Car registration in the Czech Republic

Czech car registration certificate

Registering your car in the Czech Republic is vital if you want to obtain a parking permit or pass mandatory EU car inspections. PraguExpats takes the task off your hands. 

We complete all the steps to register your car with a power of attorney. You don’t have to worry about trips to the motor registration office or emissions control office. Once your motor certificate and licence plates are ready, we pick them up.  Most registrations of imported cars are good to go in 7 days.

What’s in your Prague Car Registration Package:

  • Complete car registration 
  • Full technical inspection and emissions control 
  • Collection of motor certificate and licence plates 
  • Help with arranging car insurance
  • Our experts on hand to any questions

What you need to provide:

  • Your passport and residency permit
  • Documents/certificates for your car from the country where it was last registered
  • A signed power of attorney for car registration to be completed at our office
  • Motor insurance 
  • Car
  • Certificate of Conformity*

*If you don’t have this, we can arrange it you.

Fees

The cost of the Car Registration Package is 5,000 CZK.

Outside costs: 800 CZK  registration fee + 3,000–4,000 CZK  fee for technical inspection and emissions control (based on your car’s parameters)

What are the next steps?

1. Book an appointment with us. Bring all the documents you need to provide.

2. Meet at our office and sign the power of attorney for car registration.

3. We arrange for your car’s technical inspection and emissions control, or if you prefer, you can drive it to the appointment yourself.

4. We complete the  registration process.

5.  Your motor certificate and licence plates are ready! Come to our offices to pick them up.

Additional information


Car registration in the Czech Republic

Documents needed:

For a car registered in the EU and imported to the Czech republic:

  • COC list – certificate of conformity or original registration document
  • invoice or any other document of purchase
  • document of the car insurance in the Czech Republic (with minimum coverage of damage liability)
  • copy of your residence permit (including Czech birth number) and passport
  • record about the car technical inspection

For a car registered outside of the EU (Switzerland included) and imported to the Czech Republic:

  • original registration document
  • customs declaration
  • document of the car insurance in the Czech Republic (with minimum coverage of damage liability)
  • a copy of your residence permit (including Czech birth number) and passport
  • a record of the car‘s technical inspection and record from the car research institute

For the registration a new car purchased in the Czech Republic:

  • original registration document
  • the car invoice
  • copy of your residence permit (including Czech birth number) and passport
  • document of the car insurance in the Czech Republic (with minimum coverage of damage liability)

For the registration of a used car purchased in the Czech Republic:

  • original registration documents (large and small)
  • a copy of your residence permit (including Czech birth number) and passport
  • a copy of the previous owner‘s ID
  • documentation of car insurance in the Czech Republic (with minimum coverage of damage liability) – with the name of the new owner
    evidence check (a car inspection)

For further information don´t hesitate to contact us!

Your Team,

PraguExpats