Import Custom Regulations in Spain

Customs Regulations

  • Shipments not properly documented will be assessed import duties and taxes, at values determined by Spanish Customs and face lengthy delays and additional charges
  • If clearance procedures are not initiated because of lack of documents, shipment may be subject to auction by Spanish customs after one month.
  • Shipment must not move until all documents are in order and customer is in Spain.


Used household goods may be duty – free if:

  • Owned for a minimum of six months prior to arrival in Spain and customer can prove ownership for this period
  • Remain in customer’s possession for a minimum of one year afterwards
  • Are imported no later than twelve months after customer has obtained a Residence/Work Permit in Spain
  • Shipment arrives no later than three months after customer; special permit necessary if shipment arrives later, resulting in additional charges and delays


Required documents for Vehicle Import

  1. Purchase invoice or Certificate of Ownership
  2. Registration
  3. Circulation Permit
  4. Tax receipt
  5. Liability Insurance on vehicle must be valid and running
  6. License plates from country of origin
  7. Passport or Residence card

Disclaimer: Customs regulations are subject to changes. The information above is a concise summary of customs regulations which is effected on household goods shipment to this destination and is being provided as guidance to assist our clients.Because these regulations are subject to change without notice, Fastlane Car Shipping cannot be held liable for any costs, damage, delays, or other outcomes resulting from non – conformity. Always double check with your local embassy or custom authorities.

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