New Vehicle Registration

New Vehicle Registration

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New Vehicle Registration

If a brand new vehicle is registered for public road traffic for the first time, this is a new registration. The vehicle has never been assigned vehicle registration plates, neither abroad nor in the Federal Republic of Germany. See below for more information.

Competent Authority

Am Römerhof 19
60486 Frankfurt am Main
Hotline KfZ-Zulassung
Technische Angelegenheiten und Import KFZ
Technische Angelegenheiten und Import KFZ
KfZ-Zulassung allgemein
Fachbereich Versicherung
Technische Angelegenheiten und Import KFZ

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Service description

Click here to register new motor vehicles onlineExternal Link External Link(German only).

Information on the procedure and requirements can be found under information on web-based vehicle registrationExternal Link (German only).

Required documents

You will need the following documents:

  • Valid identity card or passport with current confirmation of registration (not older than 3 months) or electronic residence permit.
  • Vehicle registration certificate part II
  • Certificate of conformity (CoC)
  • Insurance confirmation in electronic form as eVB number
  • SEPA direct debit mandate for the collection of vehicle tax
  • For minors: Declaration of consent of the legal guardian(s) 

additionally, in case of power of attorney:

  • the power of attorney with the legible colour copy of the identity card of the person granting the power of attorney
  • the original identity document of the authorised person.

In the case of companies or associations, the following documents must also be submitted:

  • Complete trade register excerpt or the register of associations excerpt
  • Business registration or commercial lease agreement (in the case of associations, confirmation of address by the executive board or tax advisor)

Please note:

If the confirmation of registration is not submitted, the registration data – Frankfurt am Main only – can be retrieved for a fee of € 10.00.

You can only register your vehicle with the Frankfurt am Main registration authority if the owner's main place of residence under registration law is in Frankfurt am Main.

What else should I know

Important note:

Please be aware of the general obligation to present motor vehicles.

In your own interest, please be prepared to present your vehicle.