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hi, I moved to Uk at the end of January and brought my car

the 1rt week of april...
hi, I moved to Uk at the end of January and brought my car the 1rt week of april, my insurance from span expire yesterday. I would like to register here and contract a local insurance. can you help me
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yes, how can i register my car in London?, what is the requirements? and if you know about insurance company that help in this case ( foreign cars)? How can i know if my car has a traffic tickets?



This
website tells you everything you need to know.

It
depends where the vehicle is come from and a whole load of other criteria and I
can do no better than refer you to the government website. Https://www.gov.uk/importing-vehicles-into-the-uk



there
should be no problem getting it insured but you will need to get it insured
before you start the registration process.



The
insurance company will insure it based upon the 17 digit VIN chassis number.



Once
you have a registration number, the insurance company can change the insurance
details from the VIN to the actual registration number.



The
only problem you may face is that not all insurance companies will insure an imported
vehicle if it is not the type that is normally imported into the UK.



It is
a case of shopping around and if you do have a problem try these people http://www.peterjamesinsurance.co.uk/



or,
these people http://www.adrianflux.co.uk/?rw.cm=GOOGLE,PPC,adrian+flux&gclid=CNmV8qDKorgCFbQetAodIzQA3g



I have
never known not to be able to obtain cover.



I have
used and I know people who have used both companies in the past and the service
has been excellent.





You
may be able to get one of the mainstream companies to ensure the car cheaper
but it really is a case of shopping around.



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