The way to the driver’s license

Before submitting an application for categories A1, A, B1 or B, you must complete the emergency aid course with a course provider. It is valid for six years.

Those who already have a driver’s license of the categories mentioned (as well as doctors and nursing staff with a diploma) are exempt from attending the course.

A “learning driving application” must be filled in to assign a student driver license.

You must submit the application form no earlier than one month before the required minimum age.

The eyesight must be confirmed on the application form by a doctor / optician (in Switzerland). The eye test is valid for two years.

The theory test can be taken at the earliest one month before reaching the minimum age and is valid for two years. The questions must be answered on the computer.

People who already have a driving license in categories A1, A, B1 or B do not have to take a basic theory test.

The learning driving license is delivered after passing the theory test and reaching the minimum age.

The validity of the learning driving license is limited and cannot be extended or interrupted. A maximum of two lesrning driving license in the same category can be requested.

You can only obtain a third learning driving license in the same category after a waiting period of two years or based on a positive aptitude test for traffic psychology.

Before registering for the practical driving test for categories A1, A, B1 or B, it must be visited a course on traffic studies of 8 hours duration has been attended by a driving school. It is valid for two years.

People who already have a driver’s license in one of these categories are exempt from attending the course.

When you have completed the practical driving training at your driving school, you can register online for the practical driving test. Register early: Often all of our appointments have been in for a few weeks Occupied in advance. After registering, we will send you a binding appointment confirmation.

If you have to postpone your appointment, please report at least four working days before the appointment. If you cancel late or miss the exam, you will have to pay the normal exam fee.

If you are unable to do so, you must notify the road traffic office in good time, at least four working days before the examination date. Late or missed cancellations are subject to a fee.