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Apply for a new driving license

If your driver's license has been revoked, you can reapply for it after the expiration of a blocking period, if one has been set. In the application procedure, you must prove that you have regained your ability and suitability to drive a motor vehicle.

The driving license is issued for an unlimited period.

For classes C, C1, CE, C1E, D, D1, DE and D1E, the driving license is issued for a limited period.

Who should I contact?

The responsibility lies with the district and the independent city in which you reside.

Which documents are required?

  • valid identity card or passport (if necessary with current certificate of residence)
  • current biometric photo (size 45x35 mm, portrait format, frontal)
  • eye test certificate (not older than 2 years)
  • Proof of participation in a training course in first aid

For the application for driving license classes C, C1, CE, C1E, D, D1, DE or D1E additionally:

  • medical certificate

For the application for the issuance of driving license classes D, D1, DE, D1E additionally:

  • certificate of good conduct

What are the fees?

The fee is based on the Fee Regulations for Road Traffic Measures (GebOSt).

If the driver's license is sent directly to the home address, an additional shipping fee will be charged.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

You can apply for a new driver's license at the earliest 6 months before the expiry of the ban period.

What else should I know?

  • Only the driving license classes specified in the Driving License Ordinance can be reissued; if necessary, the classes of the revoked driving license are converted.
  • The new license can only be issued for the same scope of authorization as you had before the revocation.
  • In individual cases, it may be necessary for you to take the driving test again.

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Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV)

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competent Bodies

Landkreis Emsland - Fachbereich Straßenverkehr
Address: Ordeniederung 1 , 49716 Meppen
Postal address: Post Office Box 15 62 , 49705 Meppen
Telephone: 05931 44-0
Fax: 05931 44-3621
Transport Connection:
Station Haltestelle Kreishaus
Bus: 993

Building Access
elevator available, wheelchair-accessible


Thomas Kampel
Telephone: 05931 44-4049
K II, 49
responsible for:
Helmut Möller
Telephone: 05931 44-4048
K II, 48
responsible for:
Dorothee Wietkamp-Woltering
Telephone: 05931 44-5048
K II, 48
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

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