Vehicle license or registration certificate Part I, replacement after loss if sold without a registration certificate Part I

If the registration certificate part I (vehicle registration) has been lost, a replacement document must be requested. If the vehicle has been sold without a registration certificate part I (vehicle registration document), then the registration to the new owner can only take place upon presentation of the registration certificate part I and part II (vehicle registration document and vehicle registration document).
  • Original valid identity card or passport with final confirmation of registration,
  • Proof of authorization to act in the case of legal entities (e.g. excerpt from the commercial register or excerpt from the register of associations for associations)
  • Registration certificate part II (vehicle registration document),
  • Valid inspection certificate for general inspection (HU),
  • A release statement from the former holder (seller) confirming that the document was given to the loser (buyer) before it was lost
  • However, if no registration certificate (consisting of Part I and Part II) has been issued, the vehicle registration document must be submitted.

Application by power of attorney

  • Only possible if the owner (managing director of the company for company vehicles) has submitted an affidavit to a notary in advance and the authorized representative can present it
  • Original power of attorney with a legible color copy of the identity of the principal
  • Original identification of the authorized representative


The vehicle must be registered or registered in Hamburg.

For external vehicles, only replacement documents will be issued as part of a transfer to Hamburg. The owner then needs a clearance certificate from the previous licensing authority.


An appointment is required for the application.

Appointment booking

1. Visit the website for booking an appointment (see link below) and select the service theft of vehicle documents or loss of vehicle documents under the service group Admission, private customers.
2. Use the location selection to display appointments at a specific location.
3. After selecting the location, use the calendar displayed to select a free appointment (date and time).
4. Now enter your name and your e-mail address for booking.
5. You will receive an email. Please confirm the appointment.

Please bring the appointment confirmation that you will receive with you to the appointment.

Related Links

  • LBV vehicle registration certificate, replacement
  • LBV online services
  • LBV appointment bookings
  • LBV desired license plate
  • State Office for Transport (contact details)

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