Driving licenses

Driver's licenses at

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Discover our different driving license categories, each opening up new possibilities on the road, and find the one that best suits your driving needs.

The different categories of driver's license

Discover our different driving license categories, each opening up new possibilities on the road, and find the one that best suits your driving needs.

AM (50 cm 3 ) with own vehicle

Minimum training :

Theory: 12 hours
Practical: 7 hours

A1 (light motorcycle)

Minimum training :

Theory: 12 hours (6 hours if already licensed)
Practical: 16 hours

A2 (motorcycle)

Minimum training :

Theory: 12 hours (6 hours if already licensed)
Practical: 16 hours

A (motorcycle ≥ 35 kW)

Minimum training :

Theory: 7 hours
Practical: There is no practical exam.

B 100 (≤ 125 cm 3 )

Minimum training :

Theory: 7 hours
Practical: There is no practical exam.

B accompanied

Applicants for a category B driving licence may opt for the accompanied driving system.

B (manual or automatic car)

Minimum training :

Theory: 12 hours
Practical: 16 hours

F (tractor)

Minimum training :

Theoretical: 12 hours
Practical: There is no practical training, but a practical exam is required.

Finally, to find out more about the conditions for obtaining a driver's license

Procedures and conditions for obtaining a driver's license

Minimum age

The minimum age required to obtain a driver's license (between 16 and 21) can vary from one category to another.

Minimum age 16 Minimum age 17 Minimum age 18 Minimum age 20

AM: 50 cm 3

A1: light motorcycles

F: tractors

B accompanied

A2: motorcycles

B: manual or automatic car

A: motorcycles > 35 kW

B100: ≤ 125 cm 3

Minimum age 16 Minimum age 17

AM: 50 cm 3

A1: light motorcycles

F: tractors

B accompanied
Minimum age 18 Minimum age 20

A2: motorcycles

B: manual or automatic car

A: motorcycles > 35 kW

B100: ≤ 125 cm 3

To obtain a driver's license, applicants must complete a theoretical and practical training course. The length of these apprenticeships varies according to the candidate's skills and whether he or she already holds a driving license in another category.