Driver's licence, new / first issue

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You will need: Application for licence (driving school)
  Eye test (optician / ophthalmologist, valid for 2 years)
  1 passport photo (Photographer)
  First aid course (Red Cross, Samaritan)
  Identity card / Passport
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Submit all documents to the main residents` registration office.

In Frankfurt, the request is passed to the driving licence office,
the application can also be submitted directly to the driving licence office.

Licence, transfer

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You will need: Application for licence (driving school)
  Eye test (optician / ophthalmologist, valid for 2 years)
  1 passport photo (Photographer)
  First aid course (Red Cross, Samaritan)
  Identity card / Passport
  German translation of the old licence (eg ADAC)
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In the first 6 months
one may drive with the old license.

A transfer is possible without time limitation,
however, the national driving licence must still be valid.

Driving licence, re-issue

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Points, alcohol
or drugs:


Inquire with the driving license office
what the current status is

(suspension, theory / remedial training or starting new if applicable)

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After submission of all documents a processing time of 6 weeks is common.

Training can be started at this time already,
however, the test can only be done if we have received the papers.