When buying a car in the Czech Republic the first thing you should be aware of is that you will need to have a Czech address in order to finalize your car purchase. In other words you should have some kind of living permit, permanent residence card, or a working permit as this is required by the Czech authorities.
Of course there are other possibilities; a good friend of yours who fulfils the above mentioned requirements can purchase the vehicle on your behalf, however legally speaking the car will be in his ownership, this may or may not be advantageous for you depending on your situation.
A second option is for a Czech registered company to buy the car as part of its car fleet for your use; in this case you just need to ask your company accountant to assist you in this regard so that the company can then include the car on their books and via their accountancy calculate the normal annual vehicle depreciation for taxation purposes.
There is quite a bit of bureaucracy awaiting you in your quest to buy your car and there are also a high number of dubious sellers that can make your task even trickier, it is important that you are aware of some facts to be sure you get what you pay for as far as authenticity, quality and price and more important that you deal only with reputable and well known sellers of used cars.
What follows in this section is some very useful information and a few tips to give you a helping hand to make your purchase as hassle free as possible.