When driving a hire or lease vehicle in Europe a Vehicle on Hire certificate must be in the vehicle at all times.
VE103 Forms – Vehicle on Hire Certificates
When travelling in mainland Europe in a vehicle, the driver must carry the registration documents for the vehicle at all times. There is an exception to this where a car is on hire as the rental or leasing company would not want the registration document to be carried in the vehicle in case of loss or damage.
When driving a hire or lease vehicle in Europe a Vehicle on Hire certificate must be in the vehicle at all times. This certificate contains details of the vehicle extracted from the V5, as well as the name and address of the hirer and it allows the authorities to verify that the individual driving the vehicle has permissions to do so. The original documents must be used; photocopies would not be accepted. …