Motor vehicle, vehicle documents (registration certificate part I + II), change

Changes to the owner's name and address or technical changes to the vehicle must be entered in the vehicle documents. The vehicle documents consist of the registration certificate part I (vehicle registration document) and the registration certificate part II (vehicle registration document).

You need the following documents for a change in the vehicle documents:
  • Identity card or passport with current registration confirmation (if you change your name, the new name must already be entered in the identification document)
  • the registration certificate part I (vehicle registration)
  • the registration certificate part II (vehicle registration document) - not mandatory in the event of a change of address
  • valid HU certificate
  • the appointment confirmation
additionally with a name change :
  • the name change or marriage certificate
additionally for a technical change :
  • Proof of the changes (technical report from a technical test center, e.g. TÜV or Dekra) in the original
  • In the case of tax-relevant technical changes: an original SEPA mandate filled out by the owner for the collection of the vehicle tax. If the tax is not to be paid by the keeper himself, but by a so-called third party willing to pay, a copy of the ID of the third party willing to pay is required.
  • If the vehicle type or vehicle use changes: the electronic insurance confirmation (eVB).
If the application is to be made by power of attorney , also
  • a legibly completed power of attorney in the original as well as a legible color copy of the vehicle owner's ID.
  • Original identification of the authorized representative


The vehicle must be registered in Hamburg or registered in Hamburg .


Change in the customer centers of the district offices
Address changes in the registration certificate Part I (vehicle registration), as far as they relate to private vehicles that already have a Hamburg license plate and this is the first change of address, can also be made in the customer centers of the district offices as part of the change of registration.
All other changes must be made in the LBV.
Appointment booking
  1. Visit the website to book an appointment (see link below)
  2. Under the service group admission private customers, select the service entry of technical changes or name change / change of address , depending on your request.
  3. Use location selection to display appointments at a specific location.
  4. Use the date picker to find the next available date regardless of your location.
  5. Select a free appointment (date and time) in the calendar displayed
  6. Enter your name and email address to book.
You will then receive a confirmation of the appointment. Please bring this with you to the appointment.

Related Links

  • LBV online services
  • LBV appointment bookings
  • LBV desired license plate
  • SEPA direct debit mandate vehicle tax
  • LBV authorization power of attorney
  • State Office for Transport (contact details)

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