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Broadcasting fee in the private sector Deregistration

If the obligation to pay the broadcasting fee ceases to apply to you, you should report this to the competent authority.

Please also note the other services on the subject of "broadcasting fee in the private sector":

  • Broadcasting fee in the private sector
  • Broadcasting fee in the private sector Registration
  • Broadcasting fee in the private sector Exemption
  • Broadcasting fee in the private sector Re-registration

Who should I contact?

The responsibility lies with the ARD ZDF Deutschlandradio Beitrag Service.


  • The obligation to pay the broadcasting fee does not apply if you:
    • live as a cohabitation or other resident in an apartment and have paid several broadcasting fees so far.
    • move into an apartment for which broadcasting fees are already paid.
    • are entitled to exemption for certain social or health reasons.

Which documents are required?

  • Proof that the obligation to contribute has ceased to apply
  • Registration certificate
  • If necessary:
    • Contribution number of the person who already pays for the apartment
    • Power of attorney or power of attorney

What are the fees?

Fee: free of charge

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

The obligation to contribute ends at the end of the month in which the owner of the dwelling by the contributor ends. However, not before the end of the month in which this was notified.

Legal basis

Interstate Treaty on the Broadcasting Contribution (RBeitrStV)

Technically approved by



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competent Bodies

ARD ZDF Deutschlandradio Beitragsservice
Address: 50656 Köln, Stadt
Telephone: +49 185 9995-0100
Fax: +49 185 9995-0105

Data protection information

Landkreis Emsland
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
bank account:
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Emsländische Volksbank
IBAN: DE26266600600120050000
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Sparkasse Emsland
IBAN: DE39266500010000001339
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Postbank Hannover
IBAN: DE36250100300012132306


Marc-André Burgdorf
responsible for:
Bernd Otten (Datenschutzbeauftragter)
Telephone: 05931 44-1605
Fax: 05931 44-391605
responsible for:

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)