Ford Certificate of Conformity
What is the Ford Certificate of Conformity (Ford CoC)?
Issued by the approval department COC EUROPE , the Ford certificate of conformity is a mandatory original document, for request the registration certificate of an imported Ford car. Ford vehicle registration foreign purchased of one pays of the'European Union requires the presence of the Ford COC.
The Ford European Certificate of Conformity
The Ford certificate of conformity is an official Ford homologation document allowing the technical characteristics of the Ford car to be identified via 52 homologation control points such as the total mass of the vehicle, the engine capacity in KW, the Co2 rate, the color, the CNIT, variant, version, etc.
Colloquially known as Ford COC (Ford Certificate Of Conformity) or Ford European Certificate of Conformity, is a mandatory document certifying the conformity of the Ford vehicle to the European standards in force.
The Ford France approval service has the obligation to prove that the various components of the vehicle (brake, gas exhaust, lights), braking, pollution, lighting comply with safety requirements. This process is called theserial certification.
Thus, for a Ford car model to be authorized to be registered in France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Portugal, Germany, England and all other European countries, Ford provides proof of its approval in issuing the Ford certificate of conformity.
The COC Ford is assigned only to a Ford vehicle represented by the 17-character chassis number (VIN) and has no expiry date. Each approved Ford has its own document of conformity.
The COC Ford is only possible for Fords registered from 1996 with European type approval number. For other Fords, the homologation department issues an identification certificate issued by the manufacturer. In addition, for other non-European Ford vehicles, the only document available will be a certificate of partial conformity or of non-conformity allowing the Dreal approval process to be continued as part of an isolated approval (RTI) .
How to obtain the Ford COC certificate of conformity?
The Ford dealer can issue you with the new vehicle the original of the European certificate of conformity or COC. If the vehicle is used, the COC is not provided.
However, you can order the duplicate of the Ford certificate of conformity from the Coc Europe approval service.
Price of the Ford certificate of conformity?
By going through COC Europe, you can obtain the Ford COC for €169 including tax and the Coc is delivered within 5 days. The national certificate of conformity for Ford cars (van or before 1996) costs 300 € including tax and sent in 20 days.
How to register a car from Germany?
The acquisition of a German Ford car does not require a few additional documents to a French acquisition. In order to obtain the French gray card for a car imported from Germany, you will need to bring 2 additional documents, the Ford certificate of conformity and the fiscal break .
There gray card application is done on site ANTS (National Agency for Secure Documents). They will ask you in addition to the COC of the manufacturer of European conformity and the tax clearance, to bring other supporting documents, such as the report of the technical control dating from less than 6 months, the foreign gray card, the driving license, a proof of residence, etc.
So the registration of a German or European car does not present any major difficulty. However, if you do not have time to manage the administrative side, you can appoint a service provider to take care of the registration of your car.
It is quite possible to register a vehicle from a member country of the European Union, but if you do not have time to carry out all the administrative procedures, you can mandate us and we will carry them out for you. .