Deadline to change the TRNC Licence Plates set as 31 January 2019


Deadline to change the TRNC Licence Plates set as 31 January 2019

The deadline for changing the licence plate of vehicles had been set as 31 January 2019, with a change in the regulation by the Council of Ministers decision.

The deadline for changing vehicle licence plates had been moved to an earlier date to enable the speed cameras to recognise the licence plates that will show the identity of the vehicle.

Vehicle owners are given until January 31, 2019 to change their vehicles licence plate according to the amended regulation.

Those who fail to do so will be subject to a fine.

The new licence plates for privately owned vehicles consists of a white background, with embossed black letters and numbers, and a blue stripe on the left, which must contain the stamp of the Motor Vehicles Registrar and the registration number of the licence plate manufacturers.

Vehicle owners who have not changed their licence plates are advised to do so before January 31, 2019 from licence plate manufacturers authorised by the Traffic Department of the Ministry of Public Works and Transportation.

The deadline to change the licence plates of the rental cars has been set as July 2, 2018. Licence plates of rental cars will contain

Source:  TRNC Ministry of Public Works and Transportation

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    • What more do you need to know Gordon other than you need to change number plates if your vehicle has an old one.

      Just in case you have not seen this regulation shown elsewhere on websites, social media and newspapers click here

      Driving around Girne today we have seen there are still lots of cars with old number plates and if all of the owners rush out tomorrow to order a plate they may well have to wait and then risk being caught and for sure the police patrols will be out in force etc.