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How are car titles and registration handled in Cambodia?. I’m looking a buying a car and have been told it will cost around $500 to transfer the title, which seems a little excessive. TIA.


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Mojo wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 12:01 pm How are car titles and registration handled in Cambodia?. I’m looking a buying a car and have been told it will cost around $500 to transfer the title, which seems a little excessive. TIA.


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Should cost around $50

But, unless the previous owner goes with you to do that process then you gotta start paying fixer money to make the problem dissappear
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Jerry Atrick wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 12:12 pm
Mojo wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 12:01 pm How are car titles and registration handled in Cambodia?. I’m looking a buying a car and have been told it will cost around $500 to transfer the title, which seems a little excessive. TIA.


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Should cost around $50

But, unless the previous owner goes with you to do that process then you gotta start paying fixer money to make the problem dissappear
Be careful, as I understand it, it has to be the original/first time owner you transfer the registration from. If a vehicle has previously been registered to more than one owner, its not possible for it to be registered to a barang.
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My wife is Cambodian, so the title could be in her name. Would that solve the problem if its been previously transferred?


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Mojo wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 1:47 pm My wife is Cambodian, so the title could be in her name. Would that solve the problem if its been previously transferred?

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That’s effectively what Matt (CNM) told me. Get the vehicle in my partner’s name, first.
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Freightdog wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 4:12 pm
Mojo wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 1:47 pm My wife is Cambodian, so the title could be in her name. Would that solve the problem if its been previously transferred?

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That’s effectively what Matt (CNM) told me. Get the vehicle in my partner’s name, first.
told me same but
I want it in my name.
why? cause i want to take it to Thailand without the wife< :-)

NOt sure what papers the border would accept from her, allowing me to do so.
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I think, but not entirely sure- once it is in my partner’s name, then it is easier to put it in my name.

Easy going Khmer to Khmer, more protracted going Khmer to Barang. At least, that’s what I understood, but I might have to take another look at the notes.
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The house is already in my wife’s name, so why not the car? The title is in first owners name and we are buying it from the second owner, so my wife’s family is still saying $480 to clear it. Ouch.


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Freightdog wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 4:40 pm I think, but not entirely sure- once it is in my partner’s name, then it is easier to put it in my name.

Easy going Khmer to Khmer, more protracted going Khmer to Barang. At least, that’s what I understood, but I might have to take another look at the notes.
Unless you're legally married in Cambodia I don't see why that would be the case.
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