When are penalty points deleted?
Entries made in the Register of Driver Fitness concerning road traffic offences are deleted following the expiry of fixed periods plus a one-year waiting period. The penalty points are officially deleted; no application needs to be filed.
Cancellation periods / Road traffic offences
2 years and six months
- For decisions concerning administrative offences which affect road safety (only in German) (e.g. breach of "mobile phone rule").
With regard to all decisions, the cancellation period shall commence on the date when the decision enters into force.