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Mobility & Transport - Road Safety

Bulgaria - BG5

Issue period: 19/01/2013 - 01/01/2038

Size: 54,0 x 86,0 mm

Format: ID1

Material: Polycarbonate

Colour: Blue/rose/blue

Distinctive features: Bilingual (Bulgarian/English)


Driving licence legend


  • 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*

AM, A1, A2,  A,  B, B1

10 years

C1, C, CE, D1, D1E, D, DE

5 years

*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


Agriculture and forest tractor and agriculture machines.





National codes



Eye-sight correction and permitted only for a specific vehicle (number of chassis) - a combination of restrictions 01 and 50


Driver who has the right to drive vehicle from category D and tram


Professional drivers

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