Required type of environmental badge in Augsburg: green
You can learn more information about types of environmental badges in the section Types of Environmental Badges.
The date of introduction of the environmental zones in Augsburg
- from 1.7. 2009 – entry allowed only to vehicles with a red, yellow and green environmental badge
- from 1.1. 2011 – entry allowed only to vehicles with a yellow and green environmental badge
- from 1.6. 2016 – entry allowed only to vehicles with a green environmental badge
Map of the Augsburg low-emissions zone
Green Zone in Augsburg, Germany
Initially, even less environmentally friendly vehicles, including those with a red plaque, were allowed to enter Augsburg. Gradually, the conditions tightened and from June 1, 2016, only domestic and foreign vehicles with a green sticker can enter Augsburg and most German cities.
Which types of vehicles are affected?
The obligation to own the environmental badge applies to both German and foreign passenger cars (M1); motorhomes (M1); heavy campers (M1); minibuses (M2); buses (M3); small transporters (N1); transporters (N2); trucks (N2); and heavy goods vehicles (N3).
Driving in Augsburg
Are you going to Augsburg by car?
As of 1.6.2016, both German and foreign drivers need the green badge to enter Augsburg. Entrance is therefore allowed only to vehicles that produce a minimum level of air pollution that falls under the Euro 4 (diesel) or Euro 1 (petrol) emissions classes. Failure to comply with these rules is punished in Germany with a fine of 80 euros.
The Augsburg environmental zone includes a wider area of the city, as defined by streets and roads - in the west, Rosenaustraße; in the south, Scherlinstraße; in the east, Jakoberwallstraße and Forsterstraße; in the north, Dieselstraße and Berliner Allee.
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The plaque has unlimited validity and should be placed in the bottom-right corner of the windscreen.