Vehicle registration

What

All vehicles in Czech Republic must be registered at any municipal authority of the municipality with extended powers – Vehicle register (Úřad obce s rozšířenou působností – Registr vozidel).

How

You will be asked to submit the following documents:

  • A large technical license (Velký technický průkaz)
  • Vehicle registration certificate (Malý technický průkaz)
  • Vehicle registration check protocol not older than 30 days
  • Valid green card as proof of insurance for the vehicle (Zelená karta)
  • Personal identification document and a valid driving licence
  • Contract of sales with your name on it
  • Constent of the owner of the vehicle, officially certified if is different from operator of the vehicle (power of attorney)

The registration of the vehicle costs 800 CZK.

When

After purchasing a car and after the registration expires.

Good to know

Information Publication for Foreigners Czech Republic (in English, Ukrainian, Russian, Vietnamese and Mongolian): http://www.mvcr.cz/mvcren/article/information-for-foreigners-in-the-czech-republic.aspx

Vehicle operation and registration is regulated by Civil Code, Act No. 56/2001: https://portal.gov.cz/app/zakony/zakon.jsp?page=0&nr=56~2F2001~20Sb.&rpp=15#seznam  (in Czech, see §6 for list of documents necessary for registration)

You can use services of private companies specializing on registering imported vehicles.

Where

At any municipal authority of a municipality with extended powers. List of municipalities with extended powers (in Czech): http://portal.uur.cz/spravni-usporadani-cr-organy-uzemniho-planovani/obce.asp

Praha 7, Czech Republic

Ministerstvo vnitra (Ministry of Interior)

Nad Štolou 3

170 34 Praha 7
T +420 224 181 111