License plate: green license plate

Vehicles whose owners are exempt from motor vehicle tax may be assigned registration plates with green lettering on a white background. Certain vehicles exempt from motor vehicle tax carry registration plates with green lettering and green border on a white background. For example, vehicles of non-profit organizations as well as agricultural and forestry enterprises can be exempt from tax. In addition, special trailers for the transport of sports equipment or animals for sports purposes, which are used exclusively for these purposes, may be exempt from motor vehicle tax and the vehicles used in this case may receive registration plates with green lettering. certain followers. If the requirements for a tax exemption are no longer met, the license plate with green lettering must be returned and the registration authority must make one with black lettering. Vehicles with green registration plates may only be used for the purposes which were relevant for the exemption from motor vehicle tax. If the vehicle is used for another purpose, this constitutes an offence against the tax law and can be prosecuted.

Further information, including which documents are required for admission, is displayed by clicking on the respective link: Initial registration Re-registration of an decommissioned vehicle Transfer to another holder within the approval district Transfer to another holder outside the registration district In order to be able to prove the tax exemption, it is recommended to present the corresponding decision of the pension office / the corresponding confirmation of the main customs office to the registration authority.



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Vehicles with the green number plate may not be used for other purposes. If the vehicle is used for another purpose, this is an offence against the tax law and can be prosecuted.
The application for the allocation of a green number plate must be submitted to the registration authority in connection with the registration of the vehicle.

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Last update or date of publication
01.10.2018