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Updated : 10/01/2013

Car registration documents and formalities – Sweden

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How often must vehicles undergo roadworthiness tests in your country?

- 4 years after 1st registration

- 2 years after 1st test

- thereafter, every year

Must a roadworthiness test be conducted each time a vehicle changes owners?


Do the Swedish authorities require a roadworthiness test when a new resident from another EU/EFTA country registers their car?

No, if the car is less than 4 years old. Older cars must undergo a technical inspection.

What does a roadworthiness test in Sweden typically consist of?

The national rules are based on Directive 2009/40/EC

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