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Temporary permit for road passenger transport: grant

Anyone who, as an entrepreneur, transports persons by bus (scheduled bus service, excursion bus or holiday destination), taxis or rental cars must be in possession of a permit.

Prerequisite is proof

  • personal reliability,
  • economic and financial capacity, and
  • professional competence.

In addition, the competent authorities also grant temporary permits in accordance with Section 20 of the Passenger Transport Act (PBefG) and approve timetables and fares (in regular services).

The Lower Saxony Ministry of Economic Affairs and Transport is the specialist supervisor of passenger transport permits.

Who should I contact?

Responsibility for is the responsibility of the regional transport company Niedersachsen mbH, a borrowed, state-owned company.

Which documents are required?

Documents may be required. Please contact the appropriate body.

What are the fees?

Fees may apply. Please contact the appropriate body.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

Deadlines may have to be observed. Please contact the appropriate body.

What else should I know?

Further information can also be found in the performance "Occasional traffic with motor vehicles: approval".


The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

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competent Bodies

Landkreis Emsland - Fachbereich Straßenverkehr

Address: Ordeniederung 1 , 49716 Meppen

Postal address: Post Office Box 15 62

Telephone: 05931 44-0
Fax: 05931 44-3621
Transport Connection:
Building Access:
elevator available : yes
wheelchair-accessible : yes


Point of contact:
Margret Varel
Telephone: 05931 44-2132
B 132
responsible for:

Data protection information

Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz Niedersachsen

Address: Prinzenstraße 5, 30159 Hannover

Telephone: +49 511 12045-00
Fax: +49 511 12045-99
Building Access:
elevator available : unknown
wheelchair-accessible : unknown

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)

Further Links

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