Motor vehicle license plate - Oldtimer license plate H license plate application for historic vehicles

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Vehicles that were first registered for traffic at least 30 years ago are considered "historic" (the date of the first registration is decisive). These vehicles may only be used to represent the motor vehicle cultural heritage and for private purposes; commercial use is excluded. In the license plate, historic vehicles carry an "H" ("H license plate") in the last position.

Requirements to be registered as a vintage vehicle:

  • first registered at least 30 years ago
  • Appraisal by an officially recognized expert from a technical inspection agency or a test engineer from a monitoring organization in accordance with § 23 of the German Road Traffic Licensing Regulations (StVZO)
  • good original state of preservation of the vehicle

Vehicles with H license plates are tax-privileged. They are subject to a flat-rate motor vehicle tax.

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

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