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Re: UK car in Switzerland for up to a year

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Does anyone have experience bringing a UK car to Switzerland? We are moving to Geneva and will bring our UK car but intend on returning this to the UK at some point later in the year (depending on the quarantine situation). As I understand it we have up to a year to register the vehicle in Switzerland. Is that correct or would this change when you are registering to live in Switzerland? I know that for Swiss insurance we would need to register within three months but avoiding this by taking out a specialised insurance with unlimited cover abroad (incl. Switzerland). Again if you have any experience/tips on this front please let me know.
Correct - when you enter with the car you declare it (25chf or so), and they give you a paper. That starts the import proess. You then have 12 months to complete the import (or return it to the UK).

Note, that if you had the car for less than 6 months (as per V5), you pay taxes on it.

The biggest issue is getting insurance, as most (all?) UK insurances (at least all I looked at) had limits per trip or limits per year (usually 30 days per trip).