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ARD ZDF Deutschlandradio contribution service

Unsubscribe from the license fee

Deregister your radios if you pay multiple radio license fees

Important notes


You pay broadcasting fees.

Documents required

  • Proof that the obligation to contribute has ceased to exist
  • Registration certificate
  • If necessary:
    Contribution number of the person who is already paying for the apartment
    Power of attorney or power of attorney

Please note

The obligation to contribute ends at the end of the month in which the contribution payer ends ownership of the apartment and not before the end of the month in which this was communicated.



Procedure & Fees


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Processing time

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Legal notes

Legal remedies


Legal basis

Interstate Broadcasting Fee Treaty (RGebStV)

Downloads & Links

Links on the Internet

Service description

If you no longer have to pay broadcasting fees, you can report this to the responsible body:

You can also unsubscribe online.

The license fee does not apply if you:

  • live as a cohabitant or other resident in an apartment and have previously paid broadcasting fees several times
  • move into an apartment for which broadcasting fees have already been paid
  • have the right to an exemption for certain social or health reasons.

Address and contact information


ARD ZDF Deutschlandradio contribution service
Freimersdorfer Weg 6 50656 Köln

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