Report the sale of the motor vehicle

If a change occurs in the person of the owner (e.B. by selling the vehicle), the previous owner or owner must immediately inform the competent registration authority for the purpose of changing the vehicle registers.

If a change occurs in the person of the holder, the previous owner or owner must immediately inform the competent registration authority for the purpose of changing the vehicle registers.

Depending on the offer of the licensing authority, a corresponding form is available for download.

Notification is not required if the acquirer has already notified the approval authority of the changes. Immediately after the change of owner, the purchaser must notify the registration authority responsible for his place of residence or registered office of the new owner data and the vehicle data and, on request, provide proof of proof of ownership, apply for the copy of a new registration certificate Part I on presentation of the proof of insurance and submit the registration certificate Part II for amendment (transfer).

The notification must include the registration number of the vehicle, surname, first name and full address of the purchaser and his confirmation that the registration certificate has been handed over.

Vehicle Registration Ordinance (FZV)

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Lower Saxony Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour, Transport and Digitalisation

Last update or date of publication
09.02.2021