Driving a Car in Austria: What Users of a Vehicle with a Foreign Number Plate Need to Know

Published: August 2, 2019; 11:20 · (Vindobona)

Persons whose main residence is in Austria and who drive a vehicle with a foreign registration plate must obtain an Austrian registration plate after one month at the latest. If the license plate is used for a longer period of time, administrative and financial criminal proceedings will be initiated.

Vehicle with a foreign registration plate must obtain an Austrian registration plate after one month at the latest. / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / IFCAR [Public Domain]

Persons with their main residence in Austria may use a vehicle with a foreign registration plate for a maximum of one month.

The conversion to an Austrian license plate must take place at the latest one month after crossing the border.

The period begins to run from the first border crossing and applies to motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers.

The period can…

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