If you want to change the ownership of a car by the death of a loved one, or because you donated, you have to carry out procedures additional to those required in the common process between individuals. Not only is there a way to transmit ownership between individuals, and this we proceed to explain is the second most common.
As soon as the ownership is transferred, she will be accompanied by all the risks, fines, charges, etc., When it happens to a vehicle it is obligatory to perform the transfer of the same to transfer their ownership, and that there are no issues with the Directorate-General of Traffic.
Below, you will find the information on how to perform the procedure in Mallorca, in a simple manner without involving an undue hardship. The process is easy, the only downside you’ll have is the time, the DGT is saturated in this type of proceedings. Even so we will explain to you how to do it.
Step 1. Writing inheritance
The vehicle will be in the name of the deceased, the DGT will be asked to write heritage in which it appears in the vehicle and the beneficiary of the same. In the event that it has established the delivery, then the offspring will be heirs to equal portions.
For this procedure you need to go to a notary, by which it shall acquire the condition of legatees and the percentage to distribute. The notary will do the work of deal always equally between the heirs, and respecting the covenants between family members.
We recommend the next notary, close to Profile, Advisor
The inheritance is set who will be the owner of the vehicle. If there is no agreement among the heirs, which would not be well-defined by the tenderer, in the following 90 days to the death, there will be a temporary custody which shall be communicated to the head of traffic.
Step 2. Stream of payments
We can verify if the vehicle has any load or if there are current taxes and other debts. You can request the report with a digital certificate-mail in the electronic headquarters of the DGT
If you don’t know how to get the electronic certificate, you explained in the blog for REQUEST for QUOTE IN DGT
Step 4. Proof of ISD paid in ATIB
You should go to Hacienda on calle Troncoso no. 1 of Palma. At the time of inheriting, you will have had to pay the tax of successions and donations to make effective the transfer of all the assets. If you have not yet paid the tax, you must first settled in ATIB.
The tax of successions and donations is different according to the different autonomous communities, in this blog specifically to talk about Palma in Majorca, but in other communities the process is the same by changing this step to the tax authorities of your province.
Step 5. Change of ownership
You must request an appointment before going to the Provincial Traffic department (calle Manuel Azaña nº50). In the DGT will pay a fee, you must have with you the following documents:
Step 6. Payment of transfer fee
You’ll be able to pay at the time of the procedure in the office of the DGT, with card the operation of change of ownership.
you Already have made the transfer, congratulations!
To process in a more simple way and without complications, you can make the transfer of your car in Profile Advisor (calle Gremi Fusters nº33) Palma de Mallorca. We will be delighted to receive you. , Contact us now by Whatsapp!
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