Workshop card; application for renewal

If your workshop card is about to expire, you can apply for a new card at the relevant office.



  • Your company is
    • an officially recognized manufacturer of tachographs,
    • a vehicle workshop authorized by the manufacturer, or
    • an approved and recognized motor vehicle workshop.
  • Eligible to apply are
    • you as the entrepreneur or a person authorized to represent or
    • authorized representative or authorized person of the company.

Special notes

There are no clues or specifics.


The (renewed) workshop card is valid for one year.

Processing time

15 workdays

Required documents

  • Required Documents

    • Application for renewal of a workshop card
    • verifiable documents concerning the name, address and registered office of the workshop, tachograph manufacturer or vehicle manufacturer
    • proof of identity of the entrepreneur or the person or persons authorized to represent him/her by law, the articles of association or the partnership agreement
    • Proof of identity and notification of the native language of the specialist for whom the workshop card is being applied for
    • Proof of training of the responsible specialist in accordance with the tachograph tachograph training guideline.
      • not older than 3 years
    • Proof of the employment relationship of the responsible specialist
    • Proof of recognition or commissioning of the workshop (according to § 57b StraßenverkehrsZulassungs-Ordnung)
      • Not older than 3 years
    • Your previous workshop card



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