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Online - deregistration of motor vehicle (decommissioning)

The online portal can be used to apply for a vehicle registered in Bremen to be taken out of service. The person submitting the application does not have to be the owner of the vehicle.

It is possible to reserve the number plate for 1 year for the owner of the same vehicle. It is not possible to reserve a number plate for a foreign vehicle.


  • vehicle registered as of 01.01.2015
  • the vehicle is already registered in Bremen
  • Payment of the fee via ePayment system

What documents do I need?

  • Registration certificate part I (ZB I) with attached security code
  • License plates

    Pull off the cover of the sealing plate(s) of the licence plate(s), a security code will be visible underneath each plate

  • Input of the vehicle registration number, input of the security code(s) in the online portal
  • identity card (PA) / electronic residence permit (eAT) with activated online identification function or electronic proof of identity (eID card) for EU citizens and members of the European Economic Area

    To read the PA or eAT, an external card reader or an Android smartphone with version 5.0 or higher and NFC interface or an IPhone 7 or higher with version iOS 13.1 or higher and the badge App2 is required.