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Schleswig-Holstein

Have expired driver's license reissued

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

Card driving licenses issued as of 19.01.2013 have a validity of 15 years.

If the validity of the driver's license is about to expire or has expired, you must apply for a new driver's license unless you surrender the driver's license.

However, the time limit only affects the driver's license document, not the underlying driver's license.


Who should I contact?

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

Requirements
  • You have your residence in Germany.
  • You must be the holder of a temporary card driver's license issued as of 19.01.2013.
Which documents are required?
  • identity card or passport, if necessary with confirmation of registration
  • a current biometric photo (size 45 x 35 mm, portrait format, frontal photo); information and examples can be found in the Bundesdruckerei photo sample board
  • Driving license
What are the fees?
What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

Please remember to apply for your driver's license well in advance of its expiration date.

Legal basis
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

30.12.2022

Who should I contact?

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

Requirements

  • You have your residence in Germany.
  • You must be the holder of a temporary card driver's license issued as of 19.01.2013.

Which documents are required?

  • identity card or passport, if necessary with confirmation of registration
  • a current biometric photo (size 45 x 35 mm, portrait format, frontal photo); information and examples can be found in the Bundesdruckerei photo sample board
  • Driving license

What are the fees?

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

Please remember to apply for your driver's license well in advance of its expiration date.

Legal basis

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

30.12.2022

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