Cars with no number plates. Forums › Dealing with Greece › Practicalities › Cars with no number plates. This topic contains 2 replies, has 2 voices, and was last updated by jodevizes 1 year, 4 months ago. Author Posts February 13, 2016 at 12:40 pm #224841 jodevizesParticipant Oracle I have seen cars for sale that do not have number plates, would there be a problem to get new plates? I am not talking about those who have blocked out the plates on the photo. February 13, 2016 at 11:13 pm #224846 ShazzieParticipant Oracle As I understand it, plates are handed in to avoid paying road tax. Once you buy a car and pay the taxes new plates can be issued in 24 hours. We had no problem getting ours once the paperwork was sorted out. February 13, 2016 at 11:59 pm #224847 jodevizesParticipant Oracle Ah thank you for that. I had heard it was a problem but the source wasn’t reliable so I’d thought I’d check it out. Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.