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Austria - Apply Driver License for Class C D and F

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Procedure[edit]

  1. Obtain all necessary documents and make sure that you are eligible to apply for a certain driver's license category.
  2. You must pass both the theory and practical driving test for a certain category before you can obtain a license.



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Required Documents[edit]

  • official photo identification
  • where appropriate official document showing a name change
  • where appropriate, evidence of a degree
  • medical opinion
  • Passport photo (35 x 45 mm) not older than 6 months



Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Burgenland

BH Eisenstadt-Umgebung

Julius Raab-Strae 1, 7000 Eisenstadt

Phone: +43 57 600 4180 Fax: +43 57 600 4177 E-mail: bh.eisenstadt @ bgld.gv.at


BH Gssing

Main 1, 7540 Gssing

Phone: +43 57 600 4691 Fax: +43 57 600 4670 E-mail: bh.guessing @ bgld.gv.at


Carinthia

BH Feldkirchen

Milesistrae 10, 9560 Feldkirchen

Phone: +43 50536 67214 Fax: +43 50536 67200 E-mail: bhfe.verkehr @ ktn.gv.at

BH Hermagor

Main road 44, 9620 Hermagor

Phone: +43 50 536 6340 0 Fax: +43 50 536 6339 1 E-mail: post.bhhe @ ktn.gv.at


Lower Austria

BH Amstetten

Preinsbacherstrae 11, 3300 Amstetten

Phone: +43 7472 9025 21130 Fax: +43 7472 9025 21131 E-mail: buergerbuero.bham @ noel.gv.at


Upper Austria

LPD Upper Austria

Nietzsche Strae 33, 4021 Linz

Phone: +43 59 133 40 0 Fax: +43 59 133 40 6229 E-mail: lpd-o-verkehrsamt@polizei.gv.at


Salzburg

LPD Salzburg

Alpen Strasse 90, 5020 Salzburg

Phone: +43 59 133 50 0 Fax: +43 59 133 50 6219 E-mail: lpd-s-verkehrsamt@polizei.gv.at


Steiermark

LPD Styria

Park ring 4, 8010 Graz

Phone: +43 59 133 60 0 Fax: +43 59 133 60 6219 E-mail: lpd-st-verkehrsamt@polizei.gv.at


Tyrol

LPD Tyrol

Kaiserjgerstrae 8, 6020 Innsbruck

Phone: +43 59 133 70 0 Fax: +43 59 133 70 6219 E-mail: lpd-t-Verkehrsamt@polizei.gv.at


Vorarlberg

BH Bludenz

Castle Gayenhofplatz 2, 6700 Bludenz

Phone: +43 5552 6136 0 Fax: +43 5552 6136 51095 E-mail: bhbludenz@vorarlberg.at


Vienna

LPD Vienna Office

Holaubek-Josef-Platz 1, 1090 Vienna, Austria

Opening times:

Mon: 8:00 to 12:30

Tues: 8:00 to 12:30

Wed: 8:00 to 12:30

Sat: 8:00 to 12:30, 13:30 to 17:00

Fri: 8:00 - 12:00

Phone: +43 1 31345 0

Fax: +43 1 31345 87029

E-mail: lpd-w-sva-ref-verkehrsamt@polizei.gv.at



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Eligibility[edit]

Class C (C1)

  • Possesion of category B license
  • For C1: minimum age, 18 years old
  • For C:
    • minimum age of 21 years old or
    • applicants who are 18 years old and holds a driver qualification verification
    • applicants who are 18 years old, completed years and the teaching profession "professional drivers" according to the Ordinance of the Federal Minister of Economics and Labour, Federal Law Gazette II No. 190/2007 , (professional driver / professional driver training organization)
    • applicants who are aged 18 and applying for a license for the following purposes: (1) used by the armed forces, civil defense, the fire service and forces responsible for maintaining public order forces themselves or under their supervision; (2) trials on the road to be made with those for technical development, repair and maintenance, and new or rebuilt vehicles which have not yet been put into operation.


Applicants can apply for licenses for categories B and C simultaneously. The applicant will only be allowed to take the practical driving test for category C, if he/she has passed both the theory and practical test for category B.


Class D (D1)

  • Possesion of category B license
  • For D1: minimum age, 21 years old
  • For D:
    • minimum age of 24 years old or
    • applicants who are 21 years old and holds a driver qualification verification
    • applicants who are aged 18 and applying for a license for the following purposes: (1) used by the armed forces, civil defense, the fire service and forces responsible for maintaining public order forces themselves or under their supervision; (2) trials on the road to be made with those for technical development, repair and maintenance, and new or rebuilt vehicles which have not yet been put into operation.
  • 16 hour first aid course


Applicants for category D (only) must undergo a Traffic Psychological Screening (in addition to the medical exam), it will the applicant's:

  • Observation and concentration
  • Strength and coordination
  • Motivation in acquiring a driving license

Authorized traffic psychological investigations institutions: http://www.verkehrspsychologie.at/verkehrspsychologische_untersuchung.htm


Class F

  • minimum age of 18 years old
  • 16 year olds are allowed to apply, with the following restrictions:
    • Only agricultural vehicles
    • Proof of the required mental and physical maturity
    • Stipulation of necessary conditions or restrictions of driving license



Fees[edit]

  • New application: 60.50
  • Extension of the classes C/C1/D: 11.00


Note: The costs can be settled at any time during office hours in cash directly to the Authority. In the variant of the payment slip attached payment slip should necessarily be used or at least be given the application number (otherwise it can assignment problems of monetary amounts to the authorities give).



Validity[edit]

Class C (C1)

  • Holders that are 60 years old below: class C (C1): five years
  • Holders that are older than 60 years: class C (C1): two years

Note:For each extension, a medical opinion is required.


Class D (D1)

  • Five years
  • Holders that are older than 60 years: two years

Note:For each extension, a medical opinion is required.


Class F

  • Driving privileges of the class F are valid only in Austria and in countries that have this driving license expressly recognized ( eg Germany, Italy, Slovenia).



Documents to Use[edit]

Please attach documents which can be used by people who would like to follow this procedure.    



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Sample Documents[edit]

To view an image of a Credit Card Driving License

http://www.fs-info.at/content/kartenelemente-vorderseite



Processing Time[edit]

Please explain processing time taken in obtaining the document/certificate.



Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
Attach videos using the following tag <&video type="website">video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites.
Please remove the "&" inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
e.g In the following url "http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0US7oR_t3M" Video ID is "Y0US7oR_t3M". 
	



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Instructions[edit]

Please provide instructions on obtaining the certificate/documents.
e.g. The state office holds birth records since january 1908.



Required Information[edit]

A list which displays the kind of information which is required to complete the procedure.
e.g.
1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.



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Need for the Document[edit]

A driver's license is a legal document issued by the state. It expresses a persons capability to operate a motorized vehicle, such as a motorcycle, car, truck or a bus, on a public roadway.



Information which might help[edit]

Alchohol Limits

  • For commissioning and steering of vehicles of category C whose permissible maximum mass exceeding 7,500 kg, an alcohol limit of 0.1 parts per thousand (per mil instead of 0.5) is imposed.
  • For commissioning and steering of vehicles in category D, an alcohol limit of 0.1 parts per thousand (per mil instead of 0.5) is imposed.
  • For commissioning and steering of vehicles of category F for those aged under 20,an alcohol limit of 0.1 parts per thousand (instead of 0.5 parts per thousand)is imposed.



Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.



External Links[edit]

  • Driver's License Law
http://www.ris.bka.gv.at/GeltendeFassung.wxe?Abfrage=Bundesnormen&Gesetzesnummer=10012723
  • Austrian Government Portal
https://www.help.gv.at/Portal.Node/hlpd/public/content/4/Seite.040740.html



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Others[edit]

More information which might help people.