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Extension of 12 month EU car

Hi there,

I moved to Switzerland 5 months ago and brought my car with me. When crossing the border I have imported my car into Swtizerland by visiting the customs at the border.

Now I'm second thoughts about keeping my car here. I dont want to export it back to EU yet. I might just keep the car in the EU for a while and bring it back to Switzerland at some point.

Is any of you aware of a method where I can legally extend the 12 months period a bit?

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Re: Extension of 12 month EU car

Short answer no. But you can always contact them and ask.

https://www.ezv.admin.ch/ezv/en/home...a/contact.html
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Yes. I did it and they granted an extension. I argumented that I'm only able to drive the car back to my home country in 3 month time and they were happy to extend and charge a fee of course (150 CHF for the 3 months as far as I remember). Contact the Stva relevant to your canton of residence.
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