Vignette obligation in Romania
in order to cover the costs of maintaining highways and expressways in Romania, a vignette is mandatory. Since 2007, the vignette in Romania has been available digitally, there are no more adhesive vignettes.
In this context, a vignette is a mandatory proof for national roads in Romania, which must be purchased and registered on the license plates of cars, RVs and trucks.
You can get the digital vignette from us in all available validity periods. You can buy your e-vignette as a 7-day vignette, 30-day vignette, 90-day vignette or 12-month vignette. For commercial vehicles over 3.5 tons GVW and for passenger cars with at least 9 seats, there is also the 1-day vignette. We have designed the ordering process to be simple and intuitive, so that you can easily register the correct vignette online on your license plate.
What different vignettes are there?
For the digital vignette in Romania a distinction is made between different vehicle types and validity periods. Here, the number of seats is decisive for your passenger car. For commercial vehicles, the permissible total weight and number of axles are decisive. In terms of pricing, a distinction is made between 8 different vehicle classes.
- Category A: Passenger cars & motorhomes regardless of GVW
- Category B: Commercial vehicles up to 3.5t GVW
- Category C: Commercial vehicles over 3.5t up to 7.5t GVW
- Category D: Commercial vehicles (2 axles) over 7.5t to 12t GVW
- Category E: Commercial vehicles (2-3 axles) from 12t GVW
- Category F: Commercial vehicles (4 axles and more) from 12t GVW
- Category G: Passenger cars with 9 to 23 seats (including driver's seat)
- Category H: Passenger cars with more than 23 seats
Which digital vignette for motorcycles?
Motorcycles are exempt from the vignette requirement in Romania.
Which digital vignette for cars?
You can purchase the 7-day digital vignette, 1-month vignette, 3-month vignette or 1-year vignette for your passenger car.
Which digital vignette for motorhomes?
You can purchase the 7-day digital vignette, 1-month digital vignette, 3-month digital vignette or 1-year digital vignette for your RV.
Which digital vignette for trucks?
For commercial vehicles up to 3.5 tons GVW, you can purchase the digital 7-day vignette, 1-month vignette, 3-month vignette or 1-year vignette. For commercial vehicles over 3.5 tons, there is also the 1-day vignette.
The digital vignette can be purchased easily and conveniently from home or on the road via cell phone / smartphone. Buyers save themselves the trouble of sticking on and removing the vignette after the journey.
The big advantage: When buying in our online store, the digital vignette is valid without longer waiting time. In addition, our customer support is available 24/7 for questions about the digital vignette.
When do I need a digital vignette in Romania?
Whether you need a digital vignette in Romania depends on which roads you drive on during your trip. On Romanian national roads, the vignette is generally compulsory.
How much does the digital vignette Romania cost?
- 7-day vignette Romania from 8.90 €
- 30-day vignette Romania from 14.90 €
- 90-day vignette Romania from 22.90 €
- 1-year vignette Romania from 39.90 €
The price of the digital vignette Romania always depends on how long you want to use the national roads in Romania.
In addition to the validity period, the number of seats in your car is relevant. For commercial vehicles, gross vehicle weight and number of axles are the deciding factors in the price of the digital vignette.
When should I buy my digital vignette?
Since you do not have to consider a longer waiting period until the digital vignette is valid when you buy it in our online store, you can still purchase it at quite short notice before you start your journey. However, it is important that you do not set off until you have received confirmation of registration from us.
Is the digital vignette tax-free?
No, taxes are levied on the price of the digital vignette. The tax is already included in our prices.
Which digital vignette do I need from Germany to Romania?
For the route from Germany to Romania, depending on the length of stay, a 7 day vignette, a 30 day vignette, a 90 day vignette or a 1 year vignette is necessary. Depending on the starting point, you may need a vignette for Austria, Czechia, Hungary or Slovakia as well. The online vignette stores for the respective countries can be found at the top of the page via the dropdown menu.
Since most of the national roads in Romania can only be driven on without penalty with a valid vignette, this also applies to trips to well-known cities such as Bucharest, Timisoara, Brasov, Cluj-Napoca or Iasi.
Area of validity
Does the digital vignette apply to the whole of Romania?
Yes. The digital vignette is valid throughout Romania and on all national roads in Romania. For travelers who wish to cross the Danube, additional fees apply for the use of certain bridges or for travel on ferries.
Is the digital vignette linked to my license plate number?
Yes, the digital vignette is registered to the respective license plate and bound to it.
When is my digital vignette valid?
Your digital vignette is valid after receipt of your registration confirmation, this usually takes place within a few minutes. It will then be recognized and accepted by the digital control devices.
How long is the digital vignette valid?
The digital vignette is valid for the period of the booking. So the 7-day vignette is valid for a total of 7 days, the 30-day vignette for 30 days, the 90-day vignette for 90 days and the 1-year vignette for 1 year, until the day before the following year.
Penalties & Consequences
If you drive on the freeways and expressways in Romania without a valid vignette in accordance with the vignette obligation, you must expect a fine.
The fine is currently at least 80 €. The amount of the fine may vary in individual cases, it depends on various factors, such as the type of vehicle and the duration of the violation.
Fixed cameras are used to check the validity of the digital vignette.