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Authorisation for exemptions from the Highway Code: granting

If, in individual cases, the exercise of business conflicts with the requirements or prohibitions of the Road Traffic Regulations (StVO), an exemption permit can be applied for. This applies, for example, to exceptions

  • the regulations on road use,
  • the prohibition on entering a motorway or a motor road or using it with vehicles not registered there,
  • the regulations on stopping and parking,
  • the requirements relating to vehicle and load dimensions,
  • the requirements relating to the use of safety belts and the wearing of safety helmets,
  • from Sundays and public holidaysstag driving ban,
  • the prohibition of bringing obstacles onto the road,
  • prohibitions on operating loudspeakers, offering goods or services on the street,
  • the prohibition of advertising and propaganda in connection with road signs,
  • prohibitions or restrictions imposed by means of regulatory or directional marks, and
  • the ban on night, Sunday and holiday parking for vehicles over 7.5 t and trailers over 2 t in residential areas.

Who should I contact?

The responsibility lies with the district and the district-free city.

Which documents are required?

Documents are required. Please contact the competent authority.

Proof of the Requirement for a Derogation

What are the fees?

Fees apply. Please contact the relevant authority.

Fee: 10,20 - 767,00 EUR
Payment in advance: No
According to the scale of charges for road transport measures (GebOSt), the fee framework exists per exemption and vehicle / person.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

As a rule, applications are not bound by a deadline, but should be submitted as early as possible.

Special regulations apply to large-capacity and heavy-duty transports.

What else should I know?

Exemptions shall be granted only in cases of urgent necessity, with due regard in particular to safety and order of traffic.


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competent Bodies

Landkreis Emsland - Fachbereich Straßenverkehr
Address: Ordeniederung 1 , 49716 Meppen
Postal address: Post Office Box 15 62 , 49705 Meppen
Telephone: 05931 44-0
Fax: 05931 44-3621
Transport Connection:
Station Haltestelle Kreishaus
Bus: 993

Building Access
elevator available, wheelchair-accessible


Marc Hilmes
Telephone: 05931 44-5044
K II, 44
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

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