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Can we do the technical inspection at the foreigner?

Verified 04 March 2021 - Legal and Administrative Information Directorate (Prime Minister)

Panel located or displayed outside an approved technical control centre
Crédits : Central Technical Organisation www.utac-otc.com

No, the technical inspection must be carried out in France by a recognised organisation.

However, if you buy a used vehicle registered in country European Union, you can register in France without having to redo the control done in this country.

The check must be valid:

If no check-back has been prescribed

The technical inspection shall be dated less than 6 months.

FYI  

the technical inspection carried out in a country outside the European Union is not valid in France.

If a countervisit has been prescribed

The time allowed for the technical inspection shall not be exceeded.

FYI  

the technical inspection carried out in a country outside the European Union is not valid in France.