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Physical description

Size: 54 x 86 mm

Material:  ID-1

Colour: Plastic card issued in accordance with Directive 91/439 EEC, ISO 7810 and ISO 7816.1.

Colour: Light pink, with text in blue and black characters

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

Categories

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

Category

Period of validity*

AM, A1, A, B1, B, BE

Until 60: 10 years;

60-70: 5 years;

above 70: 2 years

(*see comment)

C1, C, C1E, CE

Until 70: 5 years;

above 70:2 years

(** see comment)

D1, D, D1E, DE

25-65: 5 years;

65 or above: no renewal

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

 

Codes

National codes

Description

Community codes

105

Immovable windshield.

01 - Correction and or protection of vision.

103

Helmet with visor.

01 - Correction and or protection of vision.

160

Subject to possession of valid medical certificate

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136

Not entitled to drive group 2 vehicles

05 - limited to mandatory subcode use, driving subject to restrictions for medical reasons.

137

Anticipated medical assessment.

05 - limited to mandatory subcode use, driving subject to restrictions for medical reasons.

138

Anticipated psychological assessment

05 - limited to mandatory subcode use, driving subject to restrictions for medical reasons.

139

Use of orthopaedic vest

05 - limited to mandatory subcode use, driving subject to restrictions for medical reasons.

140

Psychological assessment

05 - limited to mandatory subcode use, driving subject to restrictions for medical reasons.

998

Restricted to driving 3-wheel and 4-wheel vehicles

05 - limited to mandatory subcode use, driving subject to restrictions for medical reasons.

282

Service brake booster

20 - Modified braking systems.

361

Manual commands only

30 - Modified combined braking and acceleration systems

997

Suitable for Group 2

 

999.

Limited to a gross weight of 20,000 kg

76 - Restricted to category C vehicles with a maximum authorised mass not exceeding 7,500 kg (C1), and a trailer with a maximum permitted mass over 750 kg, provided that the maximum mass of the combination of vehicles does not exceed 12,000 kg and the maximum authorised mass of the trailer does not exceed the unladen mass of the tractor vehicle

 

Professional drivers

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

    Additional information

    We have a special national licence for driving agricultural and forestry tractors and agricultural machines.

    A period of administrative validity has been introduced for new driving licences. Licences issued up to 2 January 2013 remain valid.

    * Drivers who obtain their licence aged 25 or over are not required to revalidate it at the age of 30.

    ** Where driving licences are obtained by drivers aged under 20