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Schleswig-Holstein

Apply for a new driving license

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

If your driver's license has been revoked, you can reapply for it after the expiration of a blocking period, if one has been set.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?

District or independent city (driving license authority).

The responsibility depends on the place of residence (main residence according to the identity card).

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.

Legal basis
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.
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

28.12.2023

Who should I contact?

District or independent city (driving license authority).

The responsibility depends on the place of residence (main residence according to the identity card).

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.

Legal basis

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.

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

28.12.2023

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