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Niederösterreich has a low emission zone in place.

From 1st July 2014, Euro 2 (PM) standard
From 1st January 2016, Euro 3(PM) standard

Lorries and heavy-goods vehicles

Niederösterreich map
key: pink area is the area affected

The following areas are affected:

a) Air Quality Management Area Waldviertel:

• In County (Bezirk) Gmünd the local authority Schrems
• In County (Bezirk) an der Thaya the local authority Vitis
• In County (Bezirk) Zwettl the local authority Echsenbach, Groß Gerungs, Zwettl

b) Air Quality Management Mostviertel:
• In County (Bezirk) Amstetten the local authority Amstetten, Kematen an der Ybbs, Winklarn, Zeillern

c) Air Quality Management NÖ Mitte:
• City of St. Pölten
• In County (Bezirk) Krems the local authority Paudorf
• In County (Bezirk) St. Pölten the local authority Böheimkirchen, Kirchstetten, Neulengbach, Nussdorf ob der Traisen, Pyhra, Traismauer
• In County (Bezirk) Tulln the local authority Absdorf, Kirchberg am Wagram, Königsbrunn am Wagram, Langenrohr, Michelhausen, Tulln an der Donau, Zwentendorf an der Donau

d) Air Quality Management Weinviertel:
• In County (Bezirk) Hollabrunn the local authority Göllersdorf,Hollabrunn;
• In County (Bezirk) Mistelbach the local authority Laa an der Thaya, Mistelbach, Poysdorf, Staatz, Stronsdorf, Wilfersdorf
• In County (Bezirk) Gänserndorf the local authority Zistersdorf
e) Air Quality Management Industrieviertel:

• City of Wr. Neustadt
• In County (Bezirk) Baden the local authority Leobersdorf, Traiskirchen, Trumau
• In County (Bezirk) Wr. Neustadt the local authority Eggendorf, Felixdorf, Sollenau, Theresienfeld, Wöllersdorf-Steinabrückl

f) Air Quality Management Wiener Umland:

• In County (Bezirk) Bruck an der Leitha the local authority Bad
• Deutsch-Altenburg, Bruck an der Leitha, Enzersdorf an der Fischa, Göttlesbrunn-Arbesthal, Götzendorf an der Leitha, Hainburg an der Donau, Haslau-Maria Ellend, Höflein, Petronell-Carnuntum, Rohrau, Scharndorf, Trautmannsdorf an der Leitha
• In County (Bezirk) Gänserndorf the local authority Aderklaa,Andlersdorf, Deutsch-Wagram, Eckartsau, Engelhartstetten, Gänserndorf, Glinzendorf, Groß-Enzersdorf, Großhofen, Haringsee, Lassee, Leopoldsdorf im Marchfelde, Mannsdorf an der Donau, Marchegg, Markgrafneusiedl, Obersiebenbrunn, Orth an der Donau, Parbasdorf, Raasdorf, Strasshof an der Nordbahn, Untersiebenbrunn, Weiden an der March, Weikendorf
• In County (Bezirk) Korneuburg the local authority Bisamberg,Ernstbrunn, Großmugl, Hagenbrunn, Hausleiten, Korneuburg, Langenzersdorf, Sierndorf
• In County (Bezirk) Mödling the local authority Achau, Biedermannsdorf, Brunn am Gebirge, Guntramsdorf, Hennersdorf, Laxenburg, Münchendorf, Vösendorf, Wiener Neudorf
• In County (Bezirk) Wien surroundings the local authority Fischamend, Gerasdorf bei Wien, Himberg, Schwechat, Ebergassing, Klein-Neusiedl, Klosterneuburg, Lanzendorf, Leopoldsdorf, Maria-Lanzendorf, Rauchenwarth, Schwadorf, Zwölfaxing

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Based on the IG-L – Austrian Emission Class Ordinance every driver can label his vehicle with an emission class sticker. The sticker provides information about the emission class according to the pollutant emissions of a motor vehicle.
An official Austrian sticker must be purchased and put on the windshield of the vehicle. For more information about those stickers see here.

Yes, are affected.

To meet the PM aspect of the Euro standard set.

Permanently, 365 days a year

Manually by the police

Maximum 2180€

Vehicles Euro standard 6 and alternatively fuelled vehicles need this sticker:
Sticker Austria Euro 6
Yes, there is a national scheme with differently coloured stickers from 1st January 2015. Currently it is only required in Vienna, Niederösterreich and Oberösterreich. The stickers can be purchased from garages in Austria and cost 2,50 €, see here for more details.
They are also distributed at certain repair garages and some ÖAMTC offices, see here for a list of garages.

If you want to order an emission sticker from outside Austria, you should send the following information via e-Mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., with relevant documents scanned and attached:

A) a copy of the vehicle registration documents.

B) the CEMT document or other document or datasheet that states the emission class of the vehicle.
This is the documents were the emission class is documented. It can also be a link /printout with weblink to the eg UK (or German or Italian etc) database that states what Euro class that vehicle registration vehicle.

C) Your VAT-number.

The price of each sticker is € 20,- excl. taxes and mailing costs. An invoice will be sent with the stickers, that should then be paid by bank transfer to DEKRA.
Delivery time: 5 business days.
The email should be in English or German. The vehicle and Emissions standard documents can be in any language.

You can use this template for your email, just cick on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for the email and template to be set up for you: I would like an Austrian LEZ sticker. Please find attached: 1. A copy of my vehicle registration document. 2. Proof of the vehicles emissions class (Euro standard). 3. My VAT-number is: ………………


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