Procedure for the exchange of information between the EU Member States

For the investigation of the aforementioned road safety related traffic offences the Member States shall allow other Member States' national contact points access to the following national Vehicle Registration Data, with the power to conduct automated searches on:

  • data relating to vehicles;
  • data relating to owners or holders of the vehicle.

Any searches in the form of outgoing requests shall be conducted by the national contact point of the Member State of the offence using a full registration number.

The Member State of the offence shall, under this Directive, use the data obtained in order to establish who is personally liable for the aforementioned road safety related traffic offences.

Last updated: 13-09-2017