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If you have moved to another registration district, you must re-register your vehicle immediately. If you would like to keep the previous number plate on your registered vehicle, you can do this throughout Germany. The change of address will then only be made in your vehicle documents (registration certificate part I). If you do not wish to make use of the number plate transfer, you still have the option of applying for a new number plate. There will be an additional charge for a personalised number plate. You must re-register your vehicle without delay at the local registration office in whose district you have your: Main residence, place of business or your place of business. If you move within the administrative district, you do not have to re-register your vehicle. However, you must submit the registration certificate Part I to the registration authority to correct the address. If your vehicle has a fine dust sticker, this may become invalid due to new registration plates. If you want to drive in environmental zones and do not have an exemption permit, you should also apply for a new fine particulate sticker when you re-register. Note:Vehicles can be registered to private individuals and legal entities or companies as vehicle owners, i.e. also to: Companies, authorities or associations.

Valid identity card or passport with your last registration confirmation Test report on the last general inspection, for example TÜV, DEKRA, GTÜ, KÜS, GTS, FSP Attention: You must submit further documents. The documents required for re-registration without a change of owner differ depending on the federal load and whether or not you make use of the license plate transfer. Please ask your local registration authority about this.


Forms: can be obtained from your local registration authority Online procedure possible: yes, via the online portal of the locally competent registration authority Written form required: yes Personal appearance required: no

Preconditions
You must not have any vehicle tax debts of EUR 5 or more. When calculating the amount, late payment penalties, interest and late payment penalties are also taken into account. You cannot re-register the vehicle until you have re-registered or registered with your local authority. Note: If someone is to represent you when registering your vehicle, you must give this person a written power of attorney. This power of attorney must also contain your agreement that the registration authority may inform the authorised person of any fees and expenses in arrears that you have owed.
You can apply for re-registration (without a change of owner) online or in person at your local registration office. Personal application: Find out from your local registration authority whether a form is available for download. Ask what documents you need for the procedure. Go to your local registration authority with the completed form and the required documents. If you make use of the registration plate transfer, the change of address will only be made in your vehicle documents (registration certificate part I). If you do not wish to make use of the number plate transfer, you still have the option of applying for a new number plate. Tip: If you need new licence plates, you can turn to private suppliers. You can usually find these near the registration authority. The registration authority will affix the sticker (main inspection and new stamp sticker) to your new licence plate. At the same time, you will receive a new registration certificate Part I. If your vehicle has a fine dust sticker, it will become invalid due to new registration plates. If you want to drive in environmental zones and do not have an exemption, you should also apply for a new fine dust sticker when you re-register. Online procedure: Call up the online portal of your local registration authority. Identify yourself there with your new electronic identity card (nPA) or electronic residence permit (eAT) with activated online ID function. Enter the necessary data in the application mask of the portal. Pay the fee using the e-payment system (means of payment vary depending on the competent registration authority). Provided that previous number plates are retained: The application is checked automatically in real time. The registration notice is immediately made available online and can be retrieved within 30 minutes. Your vehicle is re-registered when the registration notice is retrieved. You can put it into operation. Print out the registration notice and keep it with you in your vehicle until you receive the registration certificate Part I. You will receive the registration certificate Part I and an information letter from your registration authority by post. If new license plates are applied for: The application will be checked by a clerk. You will receive the registration notice, the fee notice, the registration certificates Parts I and II, the stamp sticker holder and the sticker holder for the main inspection (HU) to be affixed to the licence plate by post from the registration authority. Your vehicle is then re-registered. Once you have received the registration documents, you can put the vehicle into operation.

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Last update or date of publication
14.11.2019