BMW Diplomatic Sales overview


A special service for our customers with diplomatic status.

Because each day you perform a very special role, for us you are a very special customer. Enjoy the privileges of BMW Diplomatic Sales, and benefit from the many advantages, including: special conditions and tax benefits as a diplomat; personal customer care service from our worldwide network of dealers and the BMW Diplomatic Sales team; the full range of BMW vehicles tailored to your individual needs; order and delivery to almost every country as well as a worldwide service and a two-year warranty regardless of mileage.

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BMW DIPLOMATIC SALES.A special service for our customers with diplomatic status.


BMW Diplomatic Sales benefits for diplomats

The benefits of BMW Diplomatic Sales Program are available exclusively for diplomats and employees of international organisations.* Among the numerous advantages are:


  • Special conditions and tax benefits as a diplomat
  • Personal customer care service from our worldwide network of dealers and the BMW Diplomatic Sales team
  • The full range of BMW vehicles tailored to your individual needs
  • Worldwide service and a three-year warranty (excluding the replacement of worn parts)


  • To confirm your status as a diplomat, we require one of the following:
    • Diplomatic passport from the Foreign Ministry with accreditation certificate from the host country
    • Official passport issued by the Foreign Ministry with accreditation certificate from the host country
    • Laisser-passer / Official passport from the UN or associated organisations
    • Ministerial passport
    • NATO ID CARD or service passport
  • Institutions entitled to participate in the BMW Diplomatic Sales programme:


    • Main organisation with its departments and offices
    • Specialist agencies and institutions, e.g. ILO, UNESCO, ITU
    • World Bank Group (IBRD) and IMF


    • European Commission, European Parliament, European Court
    • Their executive bodies and institutions, e.g. ECB, ESC, EPO
    • Their agencies, e.g. EMEA, Europol

    Internationally-coordinated organisations:

    • NATO
    • OECD
    • ESA
    • WEU
    • Council of Europe

    Other international organisations, e.g.:

    • CERN
    • Interpol
    • OSCE
    • GTZ (German Association for Technical Cooperation)


BMW Diplomatic Sales benefits for diplomats Man standing in front of his BMW diplomatic vehicle

We demonstrate our strong commitment to personal service and advice. If we understand your requirements down to the last detail, we are in a position to prepare an appropriate individual package for you. 

BMW Diplomatic Sales products & services BMW models


Whether it's a BMW 1 Series for city driving, a spacious BMW 5 Series or a prestigious BMW 7 Series for receptions and official appointments – BMW has the right vehicle for all occasions.

With BMW Diplomatic Sales, you can select from all BMW models and equipment variants wherever you are in the world.

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Special offers and optimum service – wherever you are.

As a diplomat, you constantly face new challenges – so it’s important your BMW doesn’t become one of them. Wherever your duties take you, a worldwide network of more than 4,000 dealers and personal service from our BMW specialists will take care of you, you won’t have to worry when it comes to your BMW.

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BMW Diplomatic Sales products & services BMW eDrive car fleet
BMW Diplomatic Sales products & services BMW eDrive charging


The BMW models with eDrive combine three components to the cleanest and most efficient way of driving: an innovative electric motor, a lithium-ion high-performance battery and an intelligent energy management. It will always choose the ideal eDrive mode for best efficiency regarding battery charge level and speed. With BMW eDrive everything is possible – from impressive acceleration to locally emission-free driving.

BMW i.

BMW Diplomatic Sales products & services BMW i

In BMW i, the principle of BMW EfficientDynamics – less emissions, more driving pleasure – is translated into forward-thinking vehicle concepts and mobility services, with the focus on added value and sustainability. Existing BMW EfficientDynamics technologies merge with alternative drive concepts and classic BMW attributes to yield visionary cars such as the BMW i3 and the BMW i8.


BMW Diplomatic Sales products & services BMW X Security Vehicles

People who bear the greatest responsibilities should be able to rely on the greatest protection – without having to sacrifice the unique driving experience that only a BMW Protection vehicle can offer. BMW has been setting new standards in the design and construction of armoured vehicles for over 40 years. Our current model range continues this tradition in impressive style. Climb in and settle back, safe in the knowledge that you couldn’t be in a more secure or more relaxing environment. Every Protection Vehicle is custom-built to blend in with its surroundings while also standing out from the crowd; and every stage of the process is carried out with a craftsman’s attention to detail. The result is a vehicle that meets the highest standards of ballistic protection, while also fulfilling the most individual of requirements.

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Quality, efficiency and innovation: the three cornerstones of the vehicle-maintenance expertise delivered by BMW Service – today and tomorrow. Even before a new BMW model enters production, our engineers develop innovative, convenient and driver-focussed service features that ensure that every BMW automobile is able to perform at its very best, year after year. We are committed to providing you with first-class service that delivers best-in-class care for your vehicle, and an uncompromising driving experience.

  • Global dealer and service network

    We’d do anything to ensure your safety. And to ensure you receive perfect service. Routine maintenance and repairs to the security modifications can be carried out at selected locations all over the world by specially trained experts, backed by a dedicated team of BMW specialists who will come and help on the ground if required.

  • Full BMW warranty

    Naturally, BMW Diplomatic Sales vehicles come with the same comprehensive warranty as standard BMW models. If you buy a new BMW, you'll want driving pleasure to come as guaranteed. For this reason, your BMW Service Centre now offers a warranty three years / 150,000 km, whichever comes first. Service you can count on – we guarantee it.


  • How do I qualify?

    In order to qualify under our Diplomatic Programme, you should furnish us with a diplomatic passport or service pass from a recognised international organisation and you should be accredited by the host nation for a mission of at least one year.

  • How many cars am I entitled to buy under the BMW Diplomatic Programme?

    Each holder of a diplomatic passport or service pass who is accredited by the host nation is entitled to buy one BMW vehicle per year under the Diplomatic Programme.

  • Can members of my family take advantage of the scheme?

    All members of your family who enjoy diplomatic status are entitled to purchase a vehicle under the Diplomatic Programme provided they are also accredited by the host nation.

  • What is the production and delivery time?

    As your vehicle will be tailor made to your requirements and specifications please allow four to five months for delivery time. This may also vary depending on the model and transportation time. However, it’s possible that we’ll be able to locate the right car for you locally which will speed up the delivery time.

  • Would I enjoy tax-free status?

    The Diplomatic Programme entitles those who are eligible to enjoy special conditions and incentives. However, as far as your tax-free status is concerned, your protocol Department within your Mission or Organisation will be able to provide you with this information. Your tax status is not connected to our programme.

  • What are the terms of payment?

    We will require an initial deposit of 10% of the value of the vehicle and the final balance payment will then be due prior to delivery or shipping.

  • Can I finance the car?

     it is possible to finance a car under the Diplomatic Programme. An individual credit application would be required.  

  • What are the technical options and vehicle details?

    Our subsidiary, dealer, importer or our specialist Diplomatic Sales team is at hand to answer any enquiries that you might have with respect to technical options and details.


We are at your disposal for all questions concerning BMW Diplomatic Sales.

Please provide us with some brief information regarding your inquiry and we will contact you shortly. All information received will be handled in confidence.

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