EUCARIS is a European information exchange mechanism, based on decentral cooperation between registration authorities in Europe. The system is used as a platform for different EUCARIS applications. Data exchange via these applications is based on different legal bases. Some applications are based on the legal framework of the EU, some are based on bi-lateral or multilateral agreements and treaties.

EU legal framework

  • the Directive (EU) 2015/413 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 2015 facilitating cross-border exchange of information on road-safety-related traffic offences. Technical information about the CBE service offered by EUCARIS can be found here;

Bi-lateral and multi-lateral agreements and treaties 

  • The oldest legal base for the EUCARIS system is the EUCARIS Treaty about the exchange of vehicle and driving licence information. Technical information about the Treaty service offered by EUCARIS can be found here;
  • Currently EUCARIS working on the Salzburg application based on the Salzburg Agreement.
  • EUCARIS also allows countries to exchange information on a bilateral basis. Technical information about the exchange of vehicle and its owner/holder data (enforcement of traffic violations, toll collection), and exchange of mileage dataThe use of the EUCARIS applications differs per country. Via the menu on the left you can access the country pages to read more about the specific situation in each participating country. Please contact the respective national contact points for more information.
  • Should you have general questions about EUCARIS, please contact the EUCARIS Secretariat.

Use of the EUCARIS applications

The use of the EUCARIS applications differs per country. Via the menu on the left you can access the country pages to read more about the specific situation in each participating country. Please contact the respective national contact points for more information.

Should you have general questions about EUCARIS, please contact the EUCARIS Secretariat.