Ship Your Car To Or From Pleven, Bulgaria
Pleven is the seventh most populated city in Bulgaria. It is in the northern most part of Bulgaria and is consider the administrative center of the Pleven district. It is also the subordinate municipality as well as being the largest economic center in northwestern part of Bulgaria.
Import Your Vehicle
If you want to bring your vehicle to Pleven for work or just to vacation here, you will enjoy the freedom you experience when able to drive yourself around instead of depending on the public transportation.
Bulgaria is part of the European Union which means that you will need to clear your import like any other country in the EU. Follow the regulations and rules approve by the Bulgarian government and you won’t have any problems. You will also need to pay the taxes due with your import, pay for additional insurance for importing, and verify your origin. Your vehicle will be subject to inspection prior to being allowed on the road.
Your vehicle will be considered in Bulgaria on a temporary basis so you will need to pay or the vehicle to be imported through customs. This amount will be determined by the year, the make, the model, and the date of registration as well as the size of the engine. If you plan to be in Bulgaria for more than twelve months, you will need to renew your temporary import close to the time it is running out. To import your vehicle from the United States to Bulgaria, you can expect to pay between $1,800 and $4,200 and this could be more or less depending on your vehicle and your needs.
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Required Documents for Bulgaria
All European Union Countries require a certain amount of documentation in order allow a vehicle to be imported. You will be responsible for coming up with these documents and have them available or make copies of them to have the available. Some documents you will need include:
- Proof of registration of the vehicle
- Proof of ownership
- A valid visa for you
- Driver’s license valid in Bulgaria or internationally
- Insurance policy documentation
Duties and Taxes
The total amount you will pay for taxes and duties will depend on several factors including the country of origin and specifications of your vehicle. However, if your vehicle is imported from the outside of the EU including USA, it will be charged a fee of about 17% or more, depending on several factors. The current standard VAT for Bulgaria is 20% and is determined by the value of goods and adding that to the international shipping cost and insurance cost. Excise taxes will also be added to the import cost and is determined by the Bulgarian authorities.
You may want to choose container shipping when shipping a vehicle to Bulgaria. You can choose from a 20 or 40 foot container and you can cut the cost of this type of shipping by sharing it with someone heading in the same direction. You can place your vehicle inside the container along with your personal items as well, shipping everything all at once.
It’s important to note that only one vehicle is allowed for diplomats in order to be tax and duty free. You can find out more information by contacting the Bulgarian Customs to determine the rules and regulations for importing a vehicle.
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