Vehicle register; request for owner information

Information can be provided from the vehicle register (owner information) if there is a need to pursue legal claims for traffic-related reasons.

Description

In order to enforce or defend legal claims in connection with participation in road traffic (e.g. after a traffic accident), the registration authority can provide information about the owner and/or the liability insurance of a vehicle.

Applications for information from the vehicle register can be made by private individuals, lawyers or public bodies. For reasons of data protection, the request must be made in writing, stating the reasons for the request (including the relevant license plate number or vehicle identification number), or in person.

The registration authority administering the license plate is responsible for providing the information.

If you want to make a claim for accident damage and only need the information on the motor vehicle liability insurance, you also have the option of obtaining free information from GDV Dienstleistungs-GmbH & Co. KG (for link, see "Further links").

Required documents

  • in case of personal appearance: identity card or passport
  • in the case of a written request: a brief written description of the purpose for which the information is required

Fees

  • 5,10 Euro

Status: 05.07.2022

Responsible for editing: Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Wohnen, Bau und Verkehr

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  • Online transactions, Bavaria-wide
  • Online transactions, locally limited
  • Prefillable Form, Bavaria-wide
  • Legal bases, Bavaria-wide
  • Legal bases, locally limited
  • Fees, Bavaria-wide
  • Fees, locally limited
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