Motor vehicle: Registration certificate Part II Replacement for loss or theft

The loss of an issued registration certificate Part II or a vehicle registration document must be reported to the competent registration authority. The Federal Motor Transport Authority offers the lost certificate in the traffic bulletin with a deadline for submission to the registration authority. A new Registration Certificate Part II may only be issued after the deadline has expired. If the lost vehicle documents (registration certificate Part II, vehicle registration document) are recovered, they must be delivered immediately to the registration authority.

Theft report or declaration of loss submitted to the police, in individual cases insurance on oath instead of Note: Alternatively, you can submit the affidavit to a notary. In this case, the request may be made by a representative with written authority, who must provide the affidavit. Registration certificate Part I or vehicle registration document (if available) identity card Alternatively: Passport with original of the last registration certificate of the place of residence. Foreign nationals need a valid identity document with a current confirmation of registration Power of attorney Is necessary if an authorised representative submits the application. Here, the ID of the authorized representative and a copy of the id of the vehicle owner are required. Certificate of general inspection (motor vehicle)



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Since a coexistence of new registration certificate Part I and old vehicle registration document is not permitted, a new registration certificate Part II must also be issued instead of the old vehicle registration document. There are additional fees for this. If the lost registration document is found after the replacement document has been issued, you are obliged to hand in the old document to the admission authority immediately. In the case of companies, only those persons who may legally represent the company in accordance with the regulations applicable to the respective legal form (BGB, HGB, AG, etc.) are entitled to submit the affidavit. In addition to the managing director(s), shareholder(s), board member(s), these may also be persons to whom power of attorney has been granted.

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18.07.2019