Personal exports Buying a tax-free Volkswagen

Can I buy a car tax-free?

If you're a UK tax payer and you're buying a new Volkswagen in the UK, to use outside the UK, you may be able to buy it tax-free. The rules are different for keeping the car in the EU and taking it out of the EU.

I'm buying a car in the UK to keep in the EU

You can buy a car tax-free in the UK and use it here for up to 60 days, if you're exporting it to another state within the European Union. You will pay VAT on the car in that country. You can get all the detail from Customs and Excise in VAT notice 728.

I'm buying a car in the UK to use outside of the EU

You can buy a car tax-free in the UK and use it here for between six and 12 months, depending on where you're sending it to. You can get all the detail from Customs and Excise in VAT notice 705.

Our network of Volkswagen Retailers are able to assist you in your purchasing requirements, alternatively, you can contact our appointed Retailer, Alan Day Volkswagen.

Contact Grant Chapman on 0208 920 4000 or email, grant.chapman@alandayvw.co.uk