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Driving a car in Germany

Driving your own car in Germany brings you a maximum of freedom and flexibility. Therefore you might want to bring your car for the duration of your stay at KIT. For a period of up to six months you will be able to drive your car in Germany without any problems concerning your foreign licence plates, third party liability insurance or German vehicle tax. However, bear in mind that as soon as your stay exceeds these six months you will have to deal with vehicle taxation an insurance which may result in time-cosuming bureaucratic procedures. For further information concerning foreign driver's licences in Germany and processes regarding Registration, Taxation and Insurance for cars from outside Germany please see the given links.