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Politics & Administration

Lost and Found

Lost, found, auction

It has probably happened to everyone that their keys or wallet have been lost, or that they seem to find items lost by others.

Fortunately, these items are often handed in at the lost and found office and thus find their way back to the owner.

Here you can find out what you can do in the event of loss or discovery.

  • You have lost something?

    Glasses or keys lost

    If you have yours, please come to the lost and found office in person. If the lost property shows your personal details and you are registered in Wolfsburg, we will notify you in writing.

    If you are not registered in Wolfsburg, the lost property will be forwarded to the lost and found office responsible for you.

    The lost and found office is available to answer your questions in person, by telephone and in writing.

    For all other lost property, you can check yourself under the following link to see whether something suitable has been handed in. Online registration has been available since 01.06.2019.

  • Contact

    Lost and found office
    Town Hall B, Room B011
    Porschestraße 49
    38440 Wolfsburg

    Telephone: 05361 28-2537

    Email: fundbuero@stadt.wolfsburg.de

  • Retention period in the event of acquisition of ownership

    If the owner does not come forward, the finder can take over the lost property after the storage period of six months against payment of an administrative fee. There is no fee for this. You can find more details under the item: finder's fee and charges.

  • You have found something?

    Please hand in lost and found at the Lost Property Office, Town Hall B, Room B011, during the opening hours listed below.

    Or send the lost property to the following address:

    City of Wolfsburg
    Lost and found office
    P.O. Box 10 09 44
    38409 Wolfsburg

    Lost property can also be placed in the internal letterbox in front of Town Hall A at any time.

    If known, the following points should be answered:

    • When was the item found?
    • Where was the item found?
    • Do you want to register rights to the lost property? (finder's fee or purchase of the lost property)

    Telephone: 05361 28-2537


    Lost property is also accepted by every police station as well as administrative, district and local offices.

  • Opening hours

    Monday and Tuesday: 08:30 - 16:30
    Wednesday and Friday: 08:30 - 12:00
    Thursday: 08:30 - 17:30

  • Lost property auction

    As a rule, two lost property auctions are held each year. One in the spring at the CongressPark Wolfsburg and an online auction in the fall.

    For information on the auctions, please contact Mr. Dermer at 05361 28-2537.

  • Finder's fee and charges

    Finder's reward

    The amount of the finder's fee depends on the value of the lost property:

    up to 500.00 euros = 5 percent of the value of the lost property

    over 500,00 Euro = additional 3 percent of the value exceeding 500,00 Euro


    The fees are charged on the basis of the General Fee Schedule (AllGO). The minimum fee is 5.00 euros.

    Special features

    For technical devices that may contain personal data, a professional deletion must be performed.

    For smartphones, for example, costs of 36.90 euros are incurred here. The costs incurred must also be borne by the finder.

  • Contact

    Lost and found office
    Town Hall B, Room B011
    Porschestraße 49
    38440 Wolfsburg

    Telephone: 05361 28-2537

    Email: fundbuero@stadt.wolfsburg.de

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