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Information from the Central Register of Driving Licences (Zentrales Fahrerlaubnisregister: ZFER)

 
 
Please take note of following hints:

  • The Central Register contains only the data on driving licences issued in Germany since 01.01.1999 (plastic cards).
  • Driving licences issued before 1999 (paper documents) are not included in the register. These data are registered only at the local driver licensing authority that has issued the driving licence and should be requested there.
  • If you wish information about your penalty points, ban on driving, withdrawal of your driving licence etc., you need information from the German Register of Driver Fitness (Fahreignungsregister: FAER)

Information from the Central Register is free of charge

Please send your enquiry by post

  • with personal details (see application form) and “officially authenticated” signature or
  • with personal details (see application form) and your personal signature (not “officially authenticated”) and a copy of your valid ID card (both sides) or of your passport

Postal address: Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt, Referat 24, 24932 Flensburg, Germany

 

According to EU General Data Protection Regulation it is point out, that the application data, the file number and the pre-sended application documents will be stored or archived for the time of 6 months after the information has been provided for any queries. After that time, the data are deleted or destroyed.

Further information regarding the processing of personal data by the Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt can be found at
Datenschutz (Only in German).

 

Online application

Online application from the Central Register of Driving Licences (Only in german)

 

According to EU General Data Protection Regulation it is point out, that the application data and the file number will be stored for the time of 6 months after the information has been provided for any queries. After that time, the data are deleted.

Further information regarding the processing of personal data by the Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt can be found at
Datenschutz (Only in German).