Personal documents, digital certificate Driving licence

The driving licence establishes the right to drive a motor vehicle of certain categories in road traffic.

A driving license is issued to persons who demonstrate the ability and knowledge to drive motor vehicles in road traffic.

To obtain a driving licence, you must fulfil the following conditions:


  • you have permanent or temporary residence in the Republic of Slovenia for more than 6 months;
  • you are mentally and physically capable of driving a motor vehicle;
  • you have reached the prescribed age for driving motor vehicles;
  • before a competent commission, you have passed a driving test or a course on safe work with tractor and tractor attachments, if the issue of a driving licence for driving motor vehicles of category F is considered;
  • your driving licence has not been withdrawn or suspended;
  • a penalty or protective measure of prohibition from driving certain types or categories of motor vehicles has not been imposed on you;
  • a prohibition of issuing a driving licence in respect of a measure withdrawing a driving licence has not been imposed on you;
  • you have settled the costs related to the issuance of the driving licence, such as the cost of the driving licence form, the cost of the application etc.).


A driving licence is issued for driving motor vehicles and their trailers, which are grouped into categories, on which the prescribed completed age of the driver depends:


  • AM, prescribed age 15 years (mopeds and light quad-cycles);
  • A1, prescribed age 16 years (motor bikes on two wheels with a side-car or without it; the engine capacity not exceeding 125 cc and engine power not exceeding 11 kW; with the ratio of the engine power/vehicle mass not exceeding 0.1 kW/kg; and tricycles with engine power not exceeding 15 Kw);
  • A2, prescribed age 18 years (motorcycles with engine power not exceeding 35 kW and the ratio between the engine power and vehicle mass not exceeding 0.2 kW/kg and not derived from a vehicle with once higher power);
  • A, prescribed age 24 years or 20 years if the candidate has the licence for category A2 for 2 years (motorcycles on two wheels with a side-car or without it) and prescribed age 21 years (motor-powered tricycles with the engine power above 15 kW);
  • B, prescribed age 18 years (passenger vehicles with mass not exceeding 3500 kg and maximum 9 = 8 + 1 seats);
  • BE, prescribed age of 18 years (passenger vehicles B with trailers of maximum authorised mass exceeding 750 kg and the total mass of the trailer and the passenger vehicle exceeding 3500 kg of load - driving licence of category B is prerequisite);
  • B1, light four-wheel vehicles, prescribed age 16 years (light four-wheel vehicles with mass less than 400 kg if they are intended for the transport of passengers and 550kg if they are intended for transport);
  • C, prescribed age 21 years (freight vehicles with total mass exceeding 3500 kg with a maximum of 9 = 8 + 1 seats of load - driving licence of category B is prerequisite);
  • CE, prescribed age 21 (freight vehicles C with trailers the total mass of which exceeds 750 kg of load - driving licence of category CE is prerequisite);
  • C1, prescribed age 18 years (freight vehicles with mass exceeding 3500 kg and less than 7500 kg with a maximum of 9 = 8 + 1 seats of load - driving licence of category B is prerequisite);
  • C1E, prescribed age 18 years (freight vehicles between 3500 kg and 7500 kg with a trailer the total mass of which exceeds 750 kg - the total mass of the vehicle and the trailer must not exceed 12.000 kg of load - driving licence of category C1 is prerequisite);
  • D, prescribed age 24 years (passenger carrying vehicles which have, apart from the driver's seat, more than 8 seats of load - the prerequisite is at least a 3 years old driving licence for category B or driving licence C or D1);
  • DE, prescribed age 24 (vehicles of category C with trailers the total mass of which exceeds 750 kg of load - driving licence of category D is prerequisite);
  • D1, prescribed age 21 years (passenger carrying vehicles which have, apart from the driver's seat, maximum 16 seats and are not longer than 8 metres of load - the prerequisite is at least a 3 years old driving licence for category B or driving licence C or C1);
  • D1E, prescribed age 21 (vehicles of category D1 with trailers the total mass of which exceeds 750 kg - driving licence of category D1 is prerequisite);
  • F, prescribed age 16 years (tractors and tractor trailers the speed of which does not exceed 40 km/h) or 18 years (tractors and tractor trailers the speed of which exceeds 40 km/h);
  • G, prescribed age 15 years (tillers) or 18 years (working machinery).


The prescribed age to obtain the right to drive vehicles of categories C, CE, D and DE can also be 18 or 21 years if you have a certificate certifying the initial qualification of professional drivers.

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