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Permission to operate a motor vehicle and professional expertise

From pilots and vehicle operators to dangerous goods safety advisors, a job in freight transportation is demanding and challenging. Certain qualifications and expertise of individuals are the prerequisite for the logistics industry to work safely and professionally. Here you will find answers to questions regarding driver's licenses, expertise and other certificates relating to air and shipping traffic as well as road transport.

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Application for calibration acceptance for cabs and hire cars

If you use the taximeter of your cab or the odometer in your meter in your rental car you want to you must submit a corresponding calibration application to the competent authority authority. More details here

Apply for a driving license on federal waterways (patent or certificate of competence)

If you want to drive a ship or boat on a federal waterway, you need a driving license for the respective class.

Apply for a special permit for traffic

If, in individual cases, your business activities conflict with the requirements or prohibitions of the German Road Traffic Regulations (StVO), you can apply for a special permit...

Apply for a temporary driving licence for passenger transport

If you want to transport passengers by taxi, rental car, ambulance or car in regular service, to commercial excursions or to holiday destinations, you need a driving licence for...

Apply for a workshop card for the first time

Does your company install or calibrate tachographs? Then you need a workshop card, which you can apply for from the relevant authority.

Apply for advance payment of reimbursement of fare losses on local and long-distance services

If you, as a transport company, transport severely disabled persons, their accompanying persons, assistance dogs or objects carried free of charge on long-distance or local public transport, you can apply for advance payment of the reimbursement of fare losses.

Apply for company card for the first time

You are a company engaged in the commercial transport of goods and passengers and are applying for a company card for the first time.

Apply for reimbursement of fare losses on local public transport

If you, as a public transport company, transport severely disabled people and their accompanying persons, guide, assistance or assistance dogs or objects carried free of charge on local public transport, you can apply for reimbursement of fare losses.

Apply for reimbursement of lost fares on long-distance services

If, as a transport company, you transport persons accompanying severely disabled persons and their accompanying objects or guide, assistance or assistance dogs free of charge on long-distance public transport, you can apply for reimbursement of fare losses.

Applying for a driver attestation in international road haulage

If you employ drivers from non-EU countries, you must apply for a driver attestation for them.

Have a passenger's licence renewed

The passenger transport licence (FzF) is issued for a maximum of five years and can be extended for up to five years at the request of the holder.

Have training and further education centre for professional drivers recognised

Anyone who carries out road haulage or passenger transport journeys for commercial purposes on public roads is obliged to undergo initial qualification and further training. If...

Have your driving instructor license from abroad recognized

Would you like to work as a driving instructor in Germany?

Then you need a driving instructor license.

You can also obtain a driving instructor's license in Germany with a professional qualification from abroad.

Intended for deletion - Register for the initial qualification test for professional drivers.

Drivers engaged in commercial road haulage or passenger transport must provide proof of a special qualification in addition to their driver's license.

Renew company card

You are a company engaged in the commercial transport of goods and passengers and you are applying for the renewal of existing company cards.

Renew driver card

You are a driver:in of a truck or bus and need to have your driver card renewed.

Renew workshop card

If your workshop card is about to expire, you must apply to renew it.

Replace company card due to loss

You are a company engaged in the commercial transportation of goods and passengers and you are applying for the replacement of a company card due to loss.

Replace company card due to theft

You are a company engaged in the commercial transportation of goods and passengers and are requesting the replacement of a company card due to theft.

Replace driver card due to loss

You are a driver:in of trucks or buses and need to have your driver card replaced due to theft or loss.

Replace driver card due to theft

You are a driver:in of trucks or buses and need to have your driver card replaced due to theft or loss.

Replace workshop card due to loss

If you have lost your workshop card, you can apply for a replacement card from the relevant office.

Replace workshop card due to theft

Has your workshop card been stolen? Then you can apply for a replacement card from the responsible office.

Report possible discrimination in access to railroad tracks and service facilities

If you as a company feel that your access to the rail infrastructure is restricted, you can file a discrimination complaint with the Federal Network Agency.

Take the basic qualification test for professional drivers

Drivers in commercial road haulage or passenger transport must provide proof of a special qualification in addition to their driving license.

Take the dangerous goods driver's exam

You must possess an ADR training certificate to be allowed to transport dangerous goods by road.