Temporary Transit is a highly beneficial tax and customs free car rental provision that allows anyone residing outside EU territory to rent and operate a new vehicle during their stay in Europe without paying from customs duties and VAT.
Temporary transit enables you to register your vehicle in France and circulate freely throughout Europe.
To take advantage of the Tax Free programm, for your holiday in Europe you must meet the following conditions :
You hold a valid driving licence.
You live in France’s overseas departments/territories or outside the European Union.
You have spent less than 180 days in European Union countries over the past 12 months.
You do not have a remunerated activity in a European Union member state.
Any person satisfying Temporary Transit requirements can purchase a new vehicle tax-free.
TT contracts run for six months maximum.
To be eligible, you must be :
a RESIDENT of a European Union member state waiting for relocation to a state outside the European Union.
a STUDENT living outside European Union or in a French overseas department/territory and who is studying in France.
An INTERN completing an internship or assignment and whose usual place of residence is outside European Union or in France’s overseas departments/territories.
Any person whose usual place of residence is outside European Union or in France’s overseas departments/territories and who is completing his/her national service in France.
Students can benefit from Temporary Transit terms and conditions for up to 12 months, non renewable. The twelve months run from the date on which the vehicle registration certificate is registered and not from the date of vehicle delivery.