Conditions - Extent of the registration tax exemption
Parents having three minor (i.e. under the age of 18 years old) or protégé children, are entitled to buy a car having engine up to 2.000 cc, exempt from the seventy percent (70%) of the respective registration tax for the year 2007 and exempt from a hundred percent (100%) of the respective registration tax for the year 2008 and onwards.
As regards cars having engine exceeding the 2.000 cc, the percentage of the registration tax exemption is limited to the fifty percent (50%) of what is respectively mentioned above.
The V.A.T., as well as the import duty (in the event the car is imported from any third country outside the European Union), should be duly paid.
The car must be of antipollution technology. The ownership or use of said car will not be transferred in any way whatsoever before the lapse of three (3) years as of its receipt.
The beneficiaries are parents who have three children and fall within the following categories:
Greek citizens residing permanently in Greece,
foreigners of Greek descent, residing permanently in Greece and possessing the respective identity card,
citizens of member-states of the European Union, residing permanently in Greece,
citizens of any other third country, duly and permanently residing in Greece, being parents of children with Greek citizenship.
Submitted documentation - Procedure
The registration tax exemption is granted only once and for a single car per family, upon presentation before the competent customs authorities of the following documentation:
a certificate of family status, issued by the Municipality or the Community where the family is registered at,
a solemn declaration, through which they certify that they have not obtained any other car following the same registration tax free provisions, and that said car will be used for their family needs solely and that the ownership or use of same will not be transferred in any way whatsoever before the lapse of the time period of three (3) years,
in case the parents have been divorced, an irrevocable court decision should be submitted, through which it derives that the applicant parent himself has the parental care and custody of the children born during the former marriage.
The registration tax-free replacement of said car is permitted only in case of its total destruction, upon submission of the aforementioned documentation.
(see above 3rd paragraph Parenrts having at least four children.).