Madrid has various schemes in place: a low emission zone, an access regulation, an emergency scheme and a weight regulation.

Dates and details
For lorries over 12 tonnes there is no access on weekdays between 07:00 and 23:00 and Sundays and holidays at all times.

Vehicles affected
Lorries over 12 tonnes.


Type of restriction
Weight regulation

Alternative transport
Madrid public transport

Scheme Boundary
Madrid map weight restriction
The outer boundary is formed by the blue street = motorway M-30. This motorway is excluded from the regulations.

Road Sign

Need to Register?
If you have to enter the city centre outside of the allowed times, you need to get a permit here.
Under impresos on the same page you'll find the online form.
Or call +34 915 298 210. The application must be accompanied by a photocopy of the registration certificate of the vehicle and the data sheet.

Foreign vehicles affected?
Yes, are affected.

Retrofitting allowed?

Hours of operation
Monday to Saturday 07:00 - 23:00 and on Sundays and holidays 00:00 - 24:00


According to the law.

National Scheme

Spain now has four emission stickers.The cities can use them also for incentives or bans of certain vehicles.  

Putting the sticker on your windshild is voluntary - as the scheme is camera enforced. 

Name of the sticker


Date of registration

Euro standard


Null Emission

Spanish blue sticker for zero emission vehicles




EV, plug-in-hybrid (minimum range 40 km), fuel cell


Spanish sticker ECO blue and green

blue and green

petrol: from 2006


diesel: from 2014


petrol: Euro 4, 5 und 6


diesel: Euro 6

Plug-in-hybrid (minimum range < 40 km), hybrid: gas: CNG, LNG, LPG. These vehicles have to fulfill standards for  green sticker C.


Spanish yellow sticker B


petrol: from January 2000


diesel: from January 2006

petrol: Euro 3


diesel: Euro 4 und 5



Spanish green sticker C


petrol: from 2006


diesel: from 2014



petrol: Euro 4, 5 und 6


diesel: Euro 6



Vehicles specially adapted for the transport of ready-mixed concrete.
Vehicles intended for the transport of containers (construction and demolition waste) containers.
Vehicles for the transport of broken down vehicles.

Local name for the scheme
Circulación de camiones de más de 12 toneladas de masa máxima autorizada

Further Information
For more information click here

City website
Madrid city website
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