Low-emission zone in Osnabrück

On 4 January 2010, the low-emission zone of Osnabrück was introduced. Within this zone, an emissions sticker for your vehicle is compulsory. On this page you can read all about the situation in Osnabrück. Looking for other German cities? Then look at this complete list of all low-emission zones in Germany. If you want to know which vehicles are eligible for the emissions sticker, please look at the homepage of this website.

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Map of the low-emission zone in Osnabrück

map: Umweltzone in Osnabrück

The low-emission zone of Osnabrück is shown on the map above with orange. It covers the entire historical city center and most suburbs that lie north of the A30. The important industrial areas and business parks east and northwest of Osnabrück do not lie within the zone. They can be reach even when you do not have an emissions sticker.

On most major intersections, the start of the zone is clearly indicated with road signs. You do not need to worry that you will accidentally drive into a part of the city where the sticker is required. The highways around Osnabrück, the A1, the A30 and the A33, are not part of the low-emission zone. You may pass by the city on any of these highways without an emissions sticker.

Parking outside the low-emission zone

If your vehicle is not eligible for an emissions sticker or if you found out about it too late, you could still park outside the low-emission zone of Osnabrück. If you want to reach the city center, you could park on the large parking terrain near the Slachthofstraße (A on the map) from where you would have to walk about 15 minutes. The Franz-Lenz-Straße (B) is another option. You can park at one of the supermarkets and then walk to the city center.

Which emissions sticker do you need in Osnabrück?

The green emissions sticker

Within the low-emission zone of Osnabrück the green sticker is required, just as in most other German low-emission zones. Electric vehicles, most vehicles with a petrol engine and newer vehicles with a diesel engine are eligible for this green sticker.

Where can you buy the German emissions sticker?

If you already are in Germany, the easiest option to buy the sticker are vehicle inspection companies such as DEKRA or TÜV. You can find them all over Germany and if you have your vehicle registration certificate with you, they can issue your emissions sticker in just a few minutes. Do keep an eye on the often limited opening hours during the weekend. Many local branches only open on Saturday mornings. The emissions sticker cannot be bought at gas stations.

Order your emissions sticker

If you still have some time left, you can also buy the German emissions sticker online. On our order form you can upload the required copy of your vehicle registration certificate. After you submit your order, your sticker will be issued within one working day. Examples of registration certificates from different European countries are shown on the order page. Your sticker will be sent to your home address by postal mail.

What is there to see and do in Osnabrück?

With more than 150.000 inhabitants, Osnabrück is a fairly large city in the German state of Niedersachsen. In the city center you can see a lot of historical architecture, such as a baroque palace that is now in use by the university. The Felix Nussbaum Haus is an interesting museum about a Jewish artist that died during the Second World War. South of Osnabrück lies the Teutoburgerwoud, a large German forest with many castles and little towns.

Order the German emissions sticker

Order your sticker

Order the official German emissions sticker, now for only €15,95 including VAT and delivery costs.

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