First time posting on this forum, the archives have been invaluable so far in navigating the maze.
I apologise for posting the ~1000th car import post here but I have a few questions I failed to find an answer for in the archives.
I am bringing a car in from the UK via trailer using Express Group (EUR900 + insurance + VAT). They claim they bring the car in and I just collect it 4ish days later there's no interacting with customs as its from the EU and thus part of the economic free movement. does this sound right?
I will arrive 2 days or so before the car and I am relocating ie. becoming resident. Of course the process of applying for residence will take a while and it appears to me that I can drive the car on UK licence for up to 30 days in that scenario - effectively and knowingly not a tourist, just waiting for the bureaucracy to become resident which I think I need to be in order to register the car in Malta. Does this sound right - or can someone tell me what is allowed to do in this period between arriving and getting residence and registering the car locally.
Thanks in advance.