Historic Plate

land rover historico

Get a historical registry allows its owner to enjoy a number of advantages, such as extending to five years the frequency of technical inspections (ITV), bonuses or insurance discounts or possible exemption from municipal tax. However, there are a number of procedures to be performed so that the vehicle reaches acquire historic status. In the following article, the advantages and disadvantages of turning the car into a historic vehicle, in addition to the requirements for obtaining threshed.

1. Legislation on the possession and use of historic vehicles

The regulation of this procedure is contained in Royal Decree 1247/95 of July 14, approving the Regulation of Historic Vehicles is approved and Article 249 of the Highway Code is repealed.

In order to register the car as a historic vehicle must have more than 25 years and beat the ITV and other technical examinations approved by an official laboratory.

Both on the same concept, conditions, requirements and documentation governing cataloging, such as inspections and necessary permits circulation are collected. While the provisions of the Regulation is without prejudice to the powers assumed by the autonomous communities in their own statutes.

2. Definition of historic vehicle

According to the decree, historic vehicles are considered those that:

They have a minimum age of 25 years from its manufacture or from the date of their first registration and have not changed.
are included in the General Inventory of Personal Property Spanish Historical Heritage or declared of cultural interest and which are of some special interest have belonged to any relevant personality i intervened in an event of historical significance.
called collection vehicles that, by their nature, uniqueness or scarcity manifests deserve under the scheme for historic vehicles.
3. How to obtain accreditation of historic vehicle

The Directorate General of Traffic (DGT) provides, through its website, the procedure for processing, which must be requested at the Traffic Department of the province of residence of the person concerned.

Price A rate 92.80 euros, except for mopeds, which is 25,80 euros.
documentation required
Individuals: must be provided with an official document proving the identity and address of the holder (ID card, Spanish driving license, residence card, passport plus Foreigner Identification Number).
Proof of ownership of the vehicle in the event that is not the same holder who matriculate and contained in the original documents (notarial document: affidavit or demonstrations; invoice if acquired by purchase or a legal person ; contract sales if private).
Much documentation available to prove the car’s features, the absence of such certified manufacturer documentation, or failing that, a club or entity related to historic vehicles, which credited the characteristics and authenticity of the vehicle and must be confirmed certification.
documentary evidence of the declaration of cultural interest or be included in the General Inventory of Personal Property Spanish Historical Heritage.
Report following inspection by an official laboratory accredited by the Ministry of industry of each region on its historic condition.
favorable resolution of the Ministry of Industry of the autonomous community in which it is attached the official laboratory for inclusion in the catalog of historic vehicles.
Roadworthiness certificate issued by an ITV station of the province concerned, stating as historic vehicle registration address. Once the tire pressure ITV and together with the laboratory report the provincial traffic, the car will matriculate as historic.
Other documentation

Report by the manufacturer or an antique car club, stating the reasons for consideration of historical, limitations on the registration certificate must take and the requirements of being free on ITV.
reduced vehicle characteristics issued by the producing company data sheet.
Four color photographs of the car (both sides, front and rear).
ITV registration certificate and card, if the car is in movement.
foreign vehicle documents, if it comes from another country.
Proof of payment, exemption, or not subject to different taxes, such as the special tax on certain means of transport, road tax town hall where domicile of the applicant, or transfer tax (for a contract between individuals or document notarial).
Single Administrative Document (DUA), issued by the Customs in the case concerned a vehicle imported from third countries.


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