Vehicle registration plate Allocation Red insurance mark Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

The red number plate for dealers (e.g. car manufacturers and parts manufacturers or repairshops) is intended for test, inspection and transfer of vehicles that are otherwise not registered. The number plate number not assigned to a vehicle always starts with "06". The markings may only be used for our own operation. The red number plate must be used with the special vehicle registration booklet.

  • Certificate of management (document type O) of the holder or the responsible person

  • Business registration

  • Insurance confirmation for red number plates

  • Information from the Commercial Register and the Commercial Central Register , if you have been sent to you, otherwise proof of the request for information

  • SEPA direct debit mandate for the collection of vehicle tax

    • This must be submitted in writing in the original signed by the holder in the case of approval, including by third parties. In the event of a different account holder/account holder, this mandate must be signed in the original by the holder and by the account holder. The specified bank details must be proven.

    • Alternatively:

      • Certificate under which the Main Customs Office waives the collection of motor vehicle tax, or

      • Proof of exemption

in addition, in the case of completion by third parties:

  • informal written authorisation of the applicant and identity card of the person for whom the vehicle is to be registered
in the case of legal entities, additionally:
  • Extract from the commercial register and identity card of the managing director


The initial allocation is temporary. If the number plate is kept without complaint, the authorisation is extended indefinitely.

Vehicles with this number plate are tax-advantaged.

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Upon receipt of the application for exhibition, it will be examined whether the applicant trade is engaged in a motor trade and is personally reliable. To this end, the body responsible for the applicant and the competent police authority shall be consulted. An on-site operational check can be carried out before the number plate is allocated.

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