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Sold car, will only buy one in a few months, keep the plates?

The title says it all: I sold my car today for export and won’t buy another one straight away. Should I bother going to return the traffic plates or can I keep them and put them on the new car, when I buy it (possibly in February 22)?

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Old 04.10.2021, 17:39
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Re: Sold car, will only buy one in a few months, keep the plates?

You can return the plates. If you register another car within 12 months, you'll get the same plates back.
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Old 04.10.2021, 17:42
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Re: Sold car, will only buy one in a few months, keep the plates?

You cannot cancel the insurance until you return the plates.

You can send them by mail, or take them to the police.

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Re: Sold car, will only buy one in a few months, keep the plates?

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You can send them by mail, or take them to the police.

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In Vaud you return them to the côntrol des autos, the police would just sneer at you. They have much more important things to do.
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You cannot cancel the insurance until you return the plates.

You can send them by mail, or take them to the police.

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Or a post office !
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In Vaud you return them to the côntrol des autos, the police would just sneer at you. They have much more important things to do.
Such as?
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Being Policemen and doing what Policemen do.


Depositing plates is a purely administative affair
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