Vehicle classes

Vehicle class AM

Two-wheel mopeds (with sidecar) with the design specific maximum design speed of not more than 45 km/h and an electric drive unit, or an internal combustion engine having a cylinder capacity not exceeding 50 cm ³ or a maximum rated continuous power up to 4 kW in the case of electric engines.

Motorcycles with a maximum speed of not more than 45 km/h and an electric drive unit, or an internal combustion engine having a cylinder capacity not exceeding 50 cm3, which in addition have the characteristics in relation to the use of bicycles (bicycles with auxiliary motor) determined by the design.

Three-wheel mopeds and light quadricycles with a determined by the design speed of not more than 45 km/h and a cylinder capacity not exceeding 50 cm3 in the case of positive ignition engines, a maximum net power of not more than 4 kW in the case of other internal combustion engines or a maximum rated continuous output of not more than 4 kW in the case of electric engines. for four-wheeled light motor vehicle the unladen mass must be in addition not more than 350 kg, without mass of the batteries in case of electric vehicles.

Minimum age: 16 years

Included classes: no

Vehicle class A2

(With sidecar) motorcycles with a power not exceeding 35 kW, where the ratio of performance to the weight does not exceed 0,2 kW/kg.

Transitional law: Limited class A licences, issued before the 19.01.2013, considered to be after two years automatically class A (unlimited).

Minimum age: 18 years

Included classes: A1 and

Vehicle class B / BF17

Motor vehicles - excluding motor vehicle of categories AM, A1, A2 and A, with a maximum permissible mass not exceeding 3 500 kg, designed for the carriage of no more than eight persons other than the driver and are built (also with a trailer with a maximum authorised mass not exceeding 750 kg or with a trailer over 750 kg of permissible mass, provided that does not exceed the permissible maximum laden mass of the combination 3 500 kg.

Minimum age: 18 years (17 for participants at the "accompanied driving 17")

Included classes: most and L

Vehicle class C

Motor vehicles, except motor vehicle of categories AM, A1, A2, A, with a maximum permissible mass exceeding 3 500 kg, which are designed and constructed for the carriage of no more than eight persons other than the driver (also with a trailer with a maximum authorised mass not exceeding 750 kg).

Minimum age: 21 years, prior possession of driving licence class B necessary.

Included classes: C1

Vehicle class CE

Vehicle combinations consisting of a towing vehicle of class C and trailer or a semi-trailer with a maximum authorised mass of over 750 kg.

Minimum age: 21 years, prior possession of driver's license class C necessary.

Included classes: BE, C1E and D1E, provided the holder to drive vehicles of subcategory D1 is entitled of T and DE, provided that he is entitled to drive vehicles of category D.