Complete Guide on Vehicle De-registration Process in Hungary

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What is it?

Vehicle de-registration involves removing your vehicle’s information from the official public records. This process is typically undertaken when the vehicle is permanently taken out of service, for example, due to exportation, selling, or disposing of the vehicle.

Who needs it?

If you are moving out of the country, selling your vehicle, or no longer using your vehicle in Hungary, you will need to go through this de-registration process.


  1. First, you need to obtain a certificate of moral character (erkölcsi bizonyítvány) in case of sale. You can get this from any Hungarian district office (kormányablak).
  2. You have to bring along the car’s documents, including the car’s registration certificate and license plates in order to de-register it.
  3. Visit any official vehicle registration office (Okmányiroda) to submit these.
  4. Finally, you need to fill and submit appropriate forms and make necessary payments.

Required Documents

  1. Registration Certificate of the vehicle
  2. License plates of the vehicle
  3. Certificate of Moral Character (Erkölcsi Bizonyítvány) – Can be obtained from a local district office.

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Additional details

Please note, the timeline and costs are variable and depend on the specifics of your vehicle. After de-registration, you should not use the vehicle in public areas. Also, ensure to remove the car insurance after the de-registration is completed.


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