Thursday 28rd September 2023

Lost vehicle registration – what to do?

Lost vehicle registration – what to do?

It's easy to lose something. Regardless of whether it's headphones or cash, this is usually very annoying. Losing a car key, on the other hand, can be really expensive and the time it takes to get a replacement is not always short either. The loss of the vehicle registration, on the other hand, not that big of a problem dar. the vehicle registration or Registration Certificate Part 1 - that's the official name of the document since 2005 - contains, in addition to the personal data of the vehicle owner, numerous technical details and it must always be carried in the vehicle. It must also be shown to the police upon request. If you lose the vehicle registration document, the holder must find it as soon as possible replacement to care.

Apply for a cheap replacement

A new vehicle registration can be obtained from the respective vehicle registration office be requested. If the document is stolen, however, this must be reported to the police beforehand. The certificate of theft is required for a new application at the registration office. This certificate is also required in the event of loss or theft abroad. It is also shown at a police check instead of the vehicle registration document.

Lost vehicle registration – what to do?

To apply for a new vehicle registration document, first make an appointment with the competent authority vehicle registration office. With some authorities, the appointment can be conveniently reserved online. Find out which documents the vehicle registration office needs to issue a new vehicle registration document. The following documents are normally required:

  1. An identity card or passport (with registration certificate).
  2. Proof of the valid TÜV (HU report).
  3. The registration certificate part 2 or the vehicle registration document.
  4. An affidavit in case of loss.
  5. Proof that the police have reported theft.

Always carry the original with you!

Lost vehicle registration – what to do?

The cost of re-issuing the vehicle registration document vary from state to state. There will be prices for this between 10 and 50 Euro called. You usually get the new vehicle registration document rinse handed out. If this is not possible, you can use the declaration of loss up to one week drive on. A simple one Copy the registration certificate part 1 is not permitted. Anyone who cannot produce the original at a police check is taking a risk Warning fee of 10 euros. In addition, any copy made should be clearly identified as such featured in order to avoid the suspicion of document forgery

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