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Registration – Luxembourg

Updated : 10/01/2013

Formalities and documents

Formalities and documents

How often must vehicles undergo roadworthiness tests in Luxembourg?

New cars: no later than 3.5 years after first registration.

Thereafter, every year.

Must a roadworthiness test be conducted each time a vehicle changes owners?

Yes. However, the test can be waived for cars less than 18 months old (at the owner's request).

Do the Luxembourg authorities require a roadworthiness test when a new resident from another EU/EFTA country registers their car?


What does a roadworthiness test in Luxembourg typically consist of?

Checking the general condition and maintenance of the car, specifically:

  • identification (vehicle identification number (VIN), license plate)
  • environmental parameters (noise, emissions)
  • brakes
  • lights and indicators
  • electrical equipment
  • axles, wheels, tyres and suspension
  • body and interior
  • seat belts.
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