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Driving licence: extension - passenger transport

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

Process flow

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.

Who should I contact?

The responsibility lies with the county and the county-free city in which you reside.

Which documents are required?

  • 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.

What are the fees?

There are fees. Please contact the appropriate body.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

The processing time can be about 3 weeks, but at the most 6 weeks.

Comments

Text reviewed by the Lower Saxony Ministry of Economy, Labour and Transport; updated on May 3, 2012

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

competent Bodies

Landkreis Emsland - Fachbereich Straßenverkehr

Address: Ordeniederung 1 , 49716 Meppen

Postal address: Post Office Box 15 62

Telephone: 05931 44-0
Fax: 05931 44-3621
Transport Connection:
Building Access:
elevator available : yes
wheelchair-accessible : yes

Ansprechpartner

Point of contact:
Silvia Distler
Telephone: 05931 44-2133
Room:
B 133
responsible for:
Jan-Marco Diers
Telephone: 05931 44-1147
Room:
B 147
responsible for:
Lara Wilmes
Telephone: 05931 44-2147
Room:
B 147
responsible for:
Tobias Schütte
Telephone: 05931 44-1133
Room:
B 133
responsible for:

Data protection information

Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz Niedersachsen

Address: Prinzenstraße 5, 30159 Hannover

Telephone: +49 511 12045-00
Fax: +49 511 12045-99
Building Access:
elevator available : unknown
wheelchair-accessible : unknown

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)

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