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Apply for a driving license for class T

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

If you want to drive more powerful motor vehicles in agriculture, you must apply for the class T driver's license, the "large tractor driver's license".

With the class T driver's license, colloquially "large tractor driver's license", you may drive the following vehicles with trailers:

  • tractors intended and used for agricultural or forestry purposes with a maximum design speed of 60 km/h (from 16 to 18 years: 40 km/h)
  • self-propelled machines and fodder mixers intended and used for these purposes with a maximum constructional speed of 40 km/h.

Driving license class T is issued for an unlimited period of time.

Driving license class T is a national class. It is only conditionally valid in other countries.


Who should I contact?

To your district or independent city (driving license authority). The responsibility depends on the place of residence (main residence according to the identity card).

Requirements
  • You must have your normal place of residence in the Federal Republic of Germany.
  • You must have reached the minimum age of 16 years.
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 first aid course
  • Information about the driving school
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?

Application deadline: 12 Months
Your application for an initial driver's license will be forfeited if you do not pass the theoretical test within 12 months of receiving the test order or if you do not pass the practical test within 12 months of passing the theoretical test.

Legal basis
What else should I know?

There is no probationary period for the class T driver's license.

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

Federal Ministry of Digital Affairs and Transport (BMDV)

Professionally released on

18.04.2023

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If you want to drive more powerful motor vehicles in agriculture, you must apply for the class T driver's license, the "large tractor driver's license".

Who should I contact?

To your district or independent city (driving license authority). The responsibility depends on the place of residence (main residence according to the identity card).

Requirements

  • You must have your normal place of residence in the Federal Republic of Germany.
  • You must have reached the minimum age of 16 years.

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 first aid course
  • Information about the driving school

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?

Application deadline: 12 Months
Your application for an initial driver's license will be forfeited if you do not pass the theoretical test within 12 months of receiving the test order or if you do not pass the practical test within 12 months of passing the theoretical test.

Legal basis

What else should I know?

There is no probationary period for the class T driver's license.

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

Federal Ministry of Digital Affairs and Transport (BMDV)

Professionally released on

18.04.2023

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