Getting a Learner’s Driver’s License

Applicants must hand in all the necessary documents in person at the local Road Transport Department or one of the Citizens’ Service Centres.

When issuing a learner’s driver’s license for the first time, applicants must provide:

  • The relevant application form (TOM 7B)
  • Two recent passport pictures
  • Identity Card
  •  Certificate of having passed the learner’s permit theory test

Notes:

  • In case the applicant already has a driver’s license or a learner’s driver’s license, then the current license must be presented
  • In case the applicant is over 70, then a Health Certificate must be attached
  • In case the applicant has any form of physical disability, a Health Certificate must also be provided

A person is entitled to issue a learner’s driver’s license if he /she belongs to any of the following categories:

1)     AM category: Valid for people who turned 17

2)    B, B1, A1, B+E category: Valid for people who are 17,5 years old

3)    Γ1, Γ1+Ε , Στ, ΙΒ Category: Valid for people who turned 18

4)    Γ, Γ+Ε, Δ1, Δ1+Ε, Η, Ζ, Θ  Category: Valid for people who turned 21

5)    Δ, Δ1+Ε category: Valid for people who turned 24

A learner’s driver’s license is valid for a year and can be renewed.

Renewing a Learner’s Driver License

All the relevant documents must be presented by the applicant himself at the local Road Transport Department or one of the Citizens’ Service Centres.

In order to renew a learner’s driver license, the applicant must provide:

  • The relevant application form (TOM 7B)
  • Two recent passport pictures
  • Identity Card
  • The previous driver’s license or the previous learner’s driver license

Notes:

  • Applicants who wish to renew their driver’s license and are over 70 or applicants who have a physical disability, must provide a Health Certificate along with the other certificates.

In case the applicant is a foreigner, then a residence permit as well as a Visa payment receipt are also necessary.

  • Applicants who wish to renew their learner’s driver license for vehicles registered in the category Γ, Γ+Ε, Δ, Δ+Ε, the subcategory Γ1, Γ1+Ε, Δ1, Δ1+Ε or the special categories Ζ, Η, Θ, must provide a Health Certificate valid for three months after the date it was issued. In case the applicant doesn’t show a Health Certificate relevant to the above categories, then he / she must fill in another document in order to remove these categories from his renewed driver’s license.

The renewed driver’s license is only valid for a year.

Issuing a driver’s license or a learner driving license, falls under the 2001 Driver’s License law.