Driving licence: extension - passenger transport Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

If your passenger driving licence expires, you can have it extended.

  • valid identity card
  • the card driver's license
  • a certificate of management of the document type "0" (official certificate of leadership, to be applied for by the municipality of residence. This is sent directly by the Federal Office of Justice to the driving licence authority.). A private certificate of leadership is not sufficient.
  • a certificate certifying candidates for the issue or renewal of a driving licence of categories D, D1, DE D1E or of the driving licence for the carriage of passengers for taxis, rental cars, ambulances or passenger cars on regular services or in the case of commercial excursions or holiday destination trips in accordance with Sections 11 (9) and 48 (4) and (5) of the Ordinance on the Admission of Persons to Road Traffic (FeV). General practitioners have the appropriate form or have to order it.
  • a certificate or certificate of ophthalmological examination of applicants for the classification or renewal of a category D, D1, DE D1E or passenger transport licence for taxis, rental cars, ambulances or Passenger cars on regular services or for commercial excursions or holiday destination trips in accordance with Sections 12 (6) and 48 (4) and 5 FeV. Ophthalmologists have the appropriate form or must order it.
     

In the case of an extension of the driving licence for passenger transport beyond the age of 60, the applicant must meet additional requirements in terms of resilience, orientation performance, concentration performance, attention performance and responsiveness. Proof of compliance with these requirements shall be provided by providing an occupational or occupational health report or an expert report from an officially recognised assessment body for suitability for driving.

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  • §48 Abs. 4 und Abs. 5 Nr. 2 Verordnung über die Zulassung von Personen zum Straßenverkehr (FeV)
  • §12 Abs. 6 in Verbindung mit Anlage 6 Verordnung über die Zulassung von Personen zum Straßenverkehr (FeV)
  • §11 Abs. 9 in Verbindung mit Anlage 5 Verordnung über die Zulassung von Personen zum Straßenverkehr (FeV)

A personal appearance is required, as signatures have to be made.

The competent authority asks the German Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) for points. Thereafter, the applicant is required in writing to submit the passenger transport licence for the purpose of registering the renewal.

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Last update or date of publication
02.04.2012