Updated : 31/08/2017
As an EU national moving to the Czech Republic, you must register your car if you are the owner of the vehicle.
If you permanently change your country of residence to the Czech Republic, you have 2 weeks to re-register a vehicle previously registered in another EU country.
To re-register a vehicle previously registered in another EU country, go to municipal authority in the town where you are resident.
If you buy a car abroad, transit registration plates issued in another EU country will be recognised in the Czech Republic for the purposes of driving your car back to your place of residence.
You can get transit plates at the place where you buy the car.
As an EU national temporarily moving to the Czech Republic, you can use your vehicle here for up to 6 months while it is still registered in your previous home country.
If you are a student in the Czech Republic from another EU country you:
If, as a student, you are also working in the Czech Republic, you must register the vehicle and pay related taxes.
As EU nationals with a second home in the Czech Republic (that you use for no more than 6 months a year), you do not need to register your vehicles here.
As an EU national, if you want to register and use your car in the Czech Republic, you must pay the following taxes:
The following categories of vehicle are exempt from registration taxes: there are none.
The following categories of vehicles are exempt from road tax:
If you do not register your vehicle in the Czech Republic, it is not subject to any of these taxes.