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Romania - RO3

Issue period: 09/04/1990 - 30/11/1995

Physical description

Size: 75 x 103 mm

Format: No standard

Material: Quality paper overprinted with security pattern

Colour: Pink

Distinctive features: Model with 6 pages; 2 pages are detached, for periodic medical examinations


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, D, E, G, (F), (H), (I)


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


Professional drivers

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

Additional information

Category E was a category on its own and it was only valid in combination with another category, as follows: E + B = BE; E + C = CE; E + D = DE.

This model is no longer valid for driving in Romania; all licences were compulsorily replaced between 1995 and 2001.

Nevertheless, a licence of this type can be replaced by a new driving licence issued by Romania and must be recognised by other Member States until 19 January 2033.