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393 Comments

  1. Ashley Avelino Moraes
    17/05/2022 @ 9:25 pm

    Good evening Georgi🙋🏻‍♂️😃

    It’s me Ashley…
    Do you guys do computer check on a car ?
    I am planning to buy one car from Sofia from a car dealership but need someone like a mechanic to check if the car engine and transmission is ok.
    Can you guys do this without me being present?
    If yes then how much will be the total charge ?

    Reply

    • gnikolov
      18/05/2022 @ 2:11 pm

      Hello, Ashley! Yes, we do computer diagnostics. Yes, we can do it. Please send me a link to that car on whatsapp – +359 888 981 781. Thanks!

      Reply

  2. Ashley Avelino Moraes
    08/05/2022 @ 7:10 pm

    Good evening sir,

    My name is Ashley Moraes and resident of Bulgaria (Varna).
    Presently i am working in Czech Republic.
    I own a car having BG registration. The MOT(Techniski pregled) of the car expires this month on 10th of May but my insurance is valid till July. I believe by the European Union law i have 30 days grace period to renew it from the date of expiry.

    I will be travelling on 25th May to go Bulgaria from Czech Republic via Serbia so i can renew the MOT…
    Will i be able to travel to Bulgaria with my car after 10th of May through Serbia ?
    Will there be any problems at the Serbia border because of the date of expiry of MOT?

    Your help will be greatly appreciated.

    Thank you in advance,

    Truly,
    Ashley Moraes

    Reply

    • gnikolov
      09/05/2022 @ 9:20 pm

      Hi, Ashley! By law you are not allowed to drive the car with expired MOT. If you get checked by the police, they can issue a fine which you will have to pay. The chances of being checked for MOT in Serbia or any other country, in case that you do not abide any driving rules, is very very low. The negative side of driving without valid MOT is that in case of an accident, the insurance company will not cover ANY damage and you will be supossed to pay for it. This means that in practice your 3rd party insurance is INVALID without valid MOT. I hope that helps.
      BR
      Georgi

      Reply

  3. Erico
    07/04/2022 @ 2:14 pm

    Hi,

    I have a doubt, what’s the fine for driving a car after 6 months in Bulgaria with a foreign plate? I arrived in Bulgaria in June of 2021 by car, and I did the documents in October, but now in June, I’ll go back to my country.

    My afraid is when I cross the border in Kalotina, I need to pay a fine? How much?

    Thank you in advance.

    Erico

    Reply

    • gnikolov
      08/04/2022 @ 8:50 am

      Hi, Erico! You will not pay a fine when you cross the border.

      Reply

      • Erico
        08/04/2022 @ 1:02 pm

        Thank you!

        Reply

      • Rob Harding
        12/04/2022 @ 10:55 am

        Hello. If I buy a vehicle without documents or build a new motorcycle/trike from parts, what is the process of obtaining new registration documents for the vehicle?
        Many thanks
        Rob

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        • gnikolov
          12/04/2022 @ 8:32 pm

          Hello! This is not possible.

    • Ashley Avelino Moraes
      10/05/2022 @ 3:23 am

      Thank you so so much for your reply Georgi.
      Also i will update you after my travel on 24th of this month. Hope everything goes well 🙃

      Reply

  4. B.C. Osendarp
    30/03/2022 @ 2:44 pm

    I have a question about the incorrect calculation of tax here in Bulgaria that I have to pay on a Dodge Charger I bought in Germany. Cars imported from America are given a special code in Germany, which is stated on the registration certificate. That was the code 30ZZ on that Dodge. I still have the copy of that license plate. What that code means can be found on the list of the “Deutsches Kraftfahrzeugegewerbe”. There our Dodge is qualified as Euro 6. Also in the advertisement and the sales contract. During the inspection and registration of our car in Dobrich, this code was not recognized by the police and that is why I now pay 992.77 leva in tax, which is in no way proportional to what we pay for example for our Kia Sportage GT (165,05 leva), which is from 2019 and the Dodge is from 2018. Then another complication arose after the car was put on Bulgarian registration. We turned out to be cheated with that Dodge, where the original engine had been removed and replaced by an old Voyager engine. The car was then stored at a Dodge dealer in the Netherlands for months, we have not driven it anymore and a brand new engine is now being fitted. And then I still have to pay so much tax, because in Dobrich they start from the vehicle identification number, so nothing changes with the installation of that new engine. What can I do about it? Kind regards,

    Bert C. Osendarp, Irechek, 0882028708.

    Reply

    • gnikolov
      30/03/2022 @ 9:51 pm

      Hello! The police department in BG is not interested at the german coding. They look at the Euronorm which is written in the registration certificate. So the solution for you is to get an official docuemnt from Dodge which states what is the Euronorm of your car (has to correspond to the engine installed in the car). Then you go to KAT again with the papers and that document and you get this Euronorm written in your papers. Then you will start paying less bills on yearly tax. Good luck!
      BG
      Georgi

      Reply

  5. Ross
    27/03/2022 @ 9:13 am

    Here’s a question I think may be difficult to answer. I am obtaining Power Of Attorney from a UK cirizen in order to act on her behalf to sell he BG registered car. The value is not particularly high.

    However the small Talon has been lost and the large talon “expired” in 2016. The car is in her personal name.

    So the question is, will a Notary be happy to act in the sale of the car? And then the ‘new owner’ will deal with the problems when the go to KAT. New owner is likely to be a Bulgarian citizen.

    I had a car in which the large talon was lost and when I went to ‘scrap’ it at KAT, there was no ‘fine’ and I simply signed a brief declaration to say the large talon had been lost.

    Reply

    • gnikolov
      27/03/2022 @ 9:16 am

      No problem at all.

      Reply

      • Ross
        30/03/2022 @ 2:35 pm

        OK without wanting to annoy you and ask the same question again, I take it you do not expect me to have any problems at the notary and the new owner will deal with talon issue at KAT? I’ll offer a small discount on price so it covers any extra administrative fees I guess.

        Reply

        • gnikolov
          30/03/2022 @ 9:46 pm

          I cannot see your previous question. Please post the details again under the same email adress. Thank you!

        • Ross
          31/03/2022 @ 10:02 am

          OK here goes… Thank you

          Here’s a question I think may be difficult to answer. I am obtaining Power Of Attorney from a UK cirizen in order to act on her behalf to sell he BG registered car. The value is not particularly high.

          However the small Talon has been lost and the large talon “expired” in 2016. The car is in her personal name.

          So the question is, will a Notary be happy to act in the sale of the car? And then the ‘new owner’ will deal with the problems when the go to KAT. New owner is likely to be a Bulgarian citizen.

          I had a car in which the large talon was lost and when I went to ‘scrap’ it at KAT, there was no ‘fine’ and I simply signed a brief declaration to say the large talon had been lost.

        • gnikolov
          01/04/2022 @ 8:49 pm

          You have to pay all municipalty taxes up to day first. Then you can go to a notary. There is a another problem here. The seller always has to sign 2 declarations – one for family status and another, that he/she does not owe anybody anything. If it is not written in your PoA, that you have the right to sign those declarations most probably the notary will refuse to accept your PoA and then it is impossible for you to sign the deal.
          Reg your second question – yes – you can sell the car having the big reg.cert only.
          I hope that helps.
          BR
          Georgi

  6. DFiaz
    09/03/2022 @ 10:37 pm

    Hi, I imported a vehicle registered in Varna to the UK and recently got UK number plates.

    I was wondering do I have to now de-register the vehicle in Bulgaria and is there a way to do this from outside the country?

    I was a student for 6 years with long – term residence permit but this expires in 2025. I have completely moved back to the UK. I drove the car back to the UK with the Varna plates

    Reply

    • gnikolov
      10/03/2022 @ 9:52 pm

      Hi! Yes, you do have to de-register the car. You need a proof of registration of the car in the foreign country and you have to bring back the bg plates. Otherwise, yearly taxes will be calculated on your account.

      Reply

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