News Flash – Sept. 29, 2016


Siren testing, Oct. 1
Community is advised that the City Wiesbaden Fire Department will conduct warning siren testing Sat., Oct. 1 at noon. During the test the siren will emit a 1 minute uninterrupted tone.


Licensing and registration fees increase, Oct. 1
As of Oct. 1, the U.S. Army Europe Registry of Motor Vehicles is increas­ing the vehicle registration fee by $5 to $35 dollars. Drivers license fees are increasing to $20. To register a vehicle, drivers must make an appointment at the Wiesbaden Vehicle Registration Office on Mainz-Kastel, civ (0611)143- 548-7815 or DSN 548-7815. For more information, www.wiesbaden.army.mil/ vehicleregistration.


VAT and UTAP closed Oct. 7
The Value Added Tax (VAT)/Utility Tax Avoidance Program (UTAP) Office will be closed all day Oct. 7 for staff training. Please plan accordingly.



Passport outreach day, Oct. 5
U.S. Consulate representatives will be on Clay Kaserne to process tour­ist passports and Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA) applications, Oct. 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., in Bldg. 1029. (Processing will take place in a room near the library. Signage will be posted). All applicants must bring a typed application form available at http://travel.state.gov/. Fees must be paid with a money order or cashier’s check. Personal checks, dollars, or euros will not be accepted. First Time Adult Passport is $135; Adult Tour­ist Renewal is $110; Child Tourist Renewal is $105; CRBA and Tourist Passport is $205; and CRBA and no fee passport is $100. Applicants should bring all original documents. Photo­copying resources are limited.


Aukamm housing office open
Residents are invited to stop by the new Housing Branch office in the Au­kamm community in Bldg. 7238. The office is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to noon and then 1 to 2 p.m., and closed training, federal and German holidays. Services include, schedule -pre and -final/move-out inspections; sched­ule pick-up and delivery of temporary government furniture (Not House Hold Goods delivery or delivery of commercial goods.); process TLA paperwork; make yard sale requests; and receive exception to policy requests. Call civ (0611) 143- 548-4449 or 4450.