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Greece - GR3

Issue period: 01/04/1997 - 30/04/2001

Physical description

Size: 106 x 222 mm

Format: Threefold

Material: Paper like

Colour: Pink


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, A1, B1

Up to 65;

over 65: 3 years

BE, Γ, ΓΕ, Δ, ΔΕ

5 years;

above 65: 3 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


Monocular vision


Hearing impairment


Restriction on extension of the driving licence to group II categories for medical reasons


Time limit on the licence's administrative validity, for medical reasons


Converted driving licence issued by the armed forces 


Category B (for taxi drivers)


Buses may not be driven (D1, D1E, D, DE) more than 50 km from the registered office to which the vehicle is assigned. This code is deleted after 12 months


The driving licence was issued with less categories than in the previous driving licence document


Ban on any occupation that would require the person concerned to hold a category C, D, CE or DE licence. This code expired on 10.09.2014


First duplicate due to loss


Second duplicate due to loss


Third duplicate due to loss


Professional drivers

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