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Buying/importing 2nd hand DE car to Switzerland

Hi,
Im going to be working in CHF for about a year.

I was thinking buy a second hand car in DE private, bring to Switz and drive on UK licence for up to a year. But Im not sure if I would then have to convert to Swiss plates for insurance?

Also would I get hit on the border for lots of taxes? (I dont think so...its not a new car)

Thanks in advance
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Hi,
Im going to be working in CHF for about a year.

I was thinking buy a second hand car in DE private, bring to Switz and drive on UK licence for up to a year. But Im not sure if I would then have to convert to Swiss plates for insurance?

Also would I get hit on the border for lots of taxes? (I dont think so...its not a new car)

Thanks in advance
There are quite a few threads about this sort of thing. You need to own a car for 6 months before coming to CH to bring it in tax free, you can probably get Z plates however insurance is loaded upto 100%
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