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Post by 2CV HK »

Greetings,
I am trying to register my 1990 1.6 petrol BX Image estate with the DVLA.(bought in Nov.2019 on Ebay, Got it MOTed & have the NOVA done)
The V55/5 keeps referring to Certificate of Conformity which I do not have. I have made preliminary contact with the EPA .
Since this scheme seems to start from 1996, would a November 1990 car be exempt from this?
Any help & and vice would be much appreciated.
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You shouldn't need a certificate of conformity, but the Citroen Car Club can help with stuff like this.
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Is the car imported?

If not, why are you not just applying for a V5 in your name?
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Clue: BX Image Estate
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Jaba wrote: Mon Sep 14, 2020 1:42 pm Clue: BX Image Estate
Is that a European special edition? Beyond my BXing knowledge!
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jamescarruthers wrote: Mon Sep 14, 2020 8:36 pm
Jaba wrote: Mon Sep 14, 2020 1:42 pm Clue: BX Image Estate
Is that a European special edition? Beyond my BXing knowledge!
Yes, it's not a spec that was ever sold over here. I think the Athena is the closest spec to it.
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Post by jamescarruthers »

ah okay. well good luck with the registration. I'd suggest giving them a call. They were surprisingly friendly and helpful when I was trying to get the original plates back for a car that had been off road for 20 years
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Post by 2CV HK »

Thank you so much for all your helpful reply, I have since joined the Citroen Car club & has just contacted the DVLA via email. Hope to report some positive progress soon.
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Post by 2CV HK »

Happy outcome.
To day I managed to contact the DVLA via webchat/vehicle ,a very helpful Mary confirm that since my BX is over ten years old,I only need to fill in information I have, the rest of the form can be left blank.
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