Vehicle Ownership

Find out how to buy or import a car or bike in Colombia, plus how to register, insure and make it road legal once the paperwork is completed...

Whether behind the wheel of a car or motorbike, drivers in Colombia have to make sure that their vehicles are registered, insured and roadworthy. In this section there is detailed information on vehicle insurance and the processes and paperwork involved in buying a new car in Colombia, as well as details on how to go about the private sale or purchase and re-registering of a second-hand used car.

Thinking of bringing a car from your home country? Details on the requirements needed to import a car or bike from outside of Colombia can be found right here.