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Austria - A3

Issue period: 01/01/1956 - 01/11/1997

Physical description

Size: 222 x 105 mm

Material: Robust paper like

Colour: Pink

Distinctive features: German language

Security features



  • 1 Surname of the holder
  • 2 Other name(s) of the holder
  • 3 Date and place of birth
  • 4a Date of issue of the licence
  • 4b Date of expiry of the licence
  • 4c Name of the issuing authority
  • 5 Number of licence
  • 6 Photograph of the holder
  • 7 Signature of the holder
  • 8 Permanent place of residence
  • 9 category(ies) of vehicle(s) the holder is entitled to drive
  • 10 Date of first issue of each category(ies)
  • 11 Date of expiry of each category
  • 12 Additional information/restriction(s)

Categories & Codes


For more information on the corresponding categories, please check the Commission decision on equivalence.


Period of validity*

A, B, C, E



5 years

(F), (G), (H)


*This refers to the administrative validity of the document and does not necessarily reflect the holder’s right to drive.


National categories

National category

Description of national category


Agricultural tractors and machines


Special vehicles such as excavators

(H) (only 1968 to 1971)

Vehicles for dangerous goods



National codes


Community codes

Beim Lenken von Kraftfahrzeugen sind entsprechende Augengläser oder Kontaktlinsen  zu tragen/Beim Lenken von Fahrzeugen ist die ärztlich verordnete Brille zu tragen. Reservebrille ist mitzuführen

When driving motor vehicles suitable glasses or contact lenses must be worn / When driving vehicles, medically prescribed glasses must be worn. A spare pair of glasses must be carried.




Lenkerberechtigung erteilt gemäß § 64(6) KFG 1967

Driving licence issued in accordance with § 64(6) KFG 1967


Duplikat. Original ausgestellt von…. unter…. am….

Duplicate. Original issued by…. under…. on the….



Automatic transmission



Professional drivers

  • Certificate of professional competence is issued : NO
  • Code 95 is marked on the driving licence : NO