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Germany - D3 (DDR)

Issue period: 01/01/1969 - 31/05/1982

Physical description

Size: 196 x 68 mm

Format: Folded D7

Material: Holder: coated canvas

Colour: Dark grey, inner pages: green paper


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*

1, 2, 3, 4, 5


*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


All motorcycles, with or without sidecars


Vehicles of up to 250 cm3 cylinder capacity; electric transporters, including those with trailer vehicles; motorised wheelchairs with a maximum speed of over 20 km/h


Tractors (including those with trailers) with a maximum speed of up to 30 km/h and self-drive mobile machinery with a maximum speed of over 20 km/h


Vehicles of up to 2.5 tonnes taxable weight (including those with a single-axle trailer)


Vehicles of over 2.5 tonnes taxable weight, all vehicles with multiple axle trailers and tractors with a maximum speed of over 30 km/h (including those with trailers)



National codes

See EU driving licence handbook, 2005 edition, on model D3. The entries are unconditionally valid.


Professional drivers

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