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Can I insure a foreign car with italian number plate in the UK without changing the number plate?

gianni60 16 Dec 2010

The car at the moment is in Italy and I will go and get it, will it be possible to insure it without changing the number plate? the car is a Volvo 40

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JamesP555 03 Feb 2011

Yes, But you have to pay a small payment to keep that Number plate. I know why you would want to keep it anyway, The GB plates are terrible. Nice car mate, Go for it.

anonymous_2 24 Sep 2013

My friends live in italy and are driving their van over to the UK in march, can I drive it in the UK on their insurance? Or do I need to insure myself? I have been told the van has italian insurance that covers anyone who is driving it, does this apply here?