Applying for a driver card Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

Application procedure for issuing a driver card

  • Photograph,

    according to the photo sample board (

  • EU/EEA driving licence min. class B or foreign non-EU driving licence ,

    for non-EU countries: also officially certified translation of the driving licence

  • Identity card or passport
  • Previous driver card in case of extension or complaint
  • Copy of the index card,

    If the current driving licence was issued outside Bremen before 1999 (the same applies to the city of Bremerhaven).


  • Main residence of the driver in Bremen
  • EU driving licence at least class B or foreign non-EU driving licence, then also an officially certified translation of the driving licence

If the driver's license was not issued in Bremen, a copy of the file card from the driver's license office which last issued a driver's license is required.

The copy of the card should not be older than six weeks.

In case of loss of the driver card, an insurance in lieu of an ice cream must be submitted to the driving licence authority.


The application does not give the right to drive the trucks.

  • Verordnung (EWG) Nr. 3821/85
  • Fahrpersonalverordnung (FPersV)
  • Schl├╝sselzahlen im F├╝hrerschein

  • Personal application
  • Request to the Central Index of Cards (CCNR)
  • Online order at the ZKR
  • The driver card is sent by the CCNR, if necessary also to the address of the employer
  • valid for a maximum of 5 years

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