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ARD ZDF Deutschlandradio contribution service

Broadcasting fee - to register additional apartments

Register your radios and pay a radio fee for another apartment

Important notes


You have already registered an existing apartment.

Documents required

Please note

The license fee replaced the license fee on January 1, 2013.


The obligation to contribute begins on the first of the month in which you have an apartment for the first time. That means you

  • live there,

  • are reported there or

  • are named in the lease as the tenant.

Procedure & Fees


You must register the other apartment in writing with the competent authority. To do this, fill out the form provided. It is usually available from your municipality. You can download it from the Internet or register online.

Processing time

No information


Broadcasting fee: 17.50 euros per month, reduced broadcasting fee: 5.83 euros per month

Legal notes

Legal remedies


Legal basis

Interstate Broadcasting Fee Treaty (RGebStV)

Downloads & Links

Links on the Internet

Service description

Register your radios and pay a radio fee for another apartment

Address and contact information


ARD ZDF Deutschlandradio contribution service
Freimersdorfer Weg 6 50656 Köln

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