End-of-life vehicles

The issue of end-of-life vehicles treatment is laid down by the Directive 2000/53/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on end-of-life vehicles and implemented in the Act. No.185/2001 Coll. on waste in sections 36-37e and under implementing Decree No. 352/2008 Coll.

How to obtain a certificate of destruction (CoD) of the end-of-life vehicle in the Czech Republic in accordance with Art. 5(3) of the Directive No. 2000/53/EC.

When owner of the vehicle intends to deregistrate vehicle from the Vehicle Registry in the Czech Republic, he shall submit CoD to local Traffic Inspectorate. CoD are issued to owners of end-of-life vehicles by authorised treatment facilities. Treatment facility shall issue CoD without charge upon its acceptance if at least the body of the vehicle with its VIN number and the motor labelled with its identification number have been handed over.