Driving instructor system; application for recognition as a provider of continuing education courses under driving instructor law.

Recognition as a provider of continuing education courses for driving instructors is granted upon application.


Driving instructors, holders of the seminar permit "Aufbauseminar" or "Verkehrspädagogik" as well as training driving instructors are subject to a legal obligation for further education. The providers of these courses must be recognized by the relevant government.

The government in whose district the provider is based is responsible for the recognition of further training courses in accordance with § 53 Para. 1 and 3 of the Driving Instructor Act.

The government of the Upper Palatinate is responsible for the whole of Bavaria for the recognition of further training courses in accordance with § 53 Para. 2 Driving Instructor Act.


Recognition as a provider of advanced training courses is granted if

  • an appropriate syllabus is presented which makes the contents of § 17 of the Implementing Ordinance to the Driving Instructor Act recognizable,
  • suitable instructors are available who are capable of imparting the necessary competencies in their area of responsibility,
  • the necessary teaching materials are available
  • there are no doubts about the reliability of the applicant.


The application must be submitted to the locally responsible government in writing or electronically (by e-mail). If the requirements are met, official recognition is granted in the form of a notice.

The other governments and the district administrative authorities also receive a printed copy of the decision.

Special notes

Recognition as a provider of continuing education courses under driving instructor law can be applied for for individual courses or for all courses.

Processing time

approx. 1 - 2 months

Required documents

  • Details of the applicant

    (if applicable, excerpt from the commercial register/register of associations)

  • roster of teachers
  • Documents proving the suitability of the teachers

    (if applicable, professional curriculum vitae, driving licence, master craftsman's certificate, driving instructor's licence (with seminar permit/training driving instructor's licence), driving instructor's licence, studies, certificates, other degrees/certificates, further training)

  • Information on the teaching material / teaching aids

    (if applicable, data of the publisher/editor, vehicle registration certificate, general operating permit/transfer of use)

  • Information about the classrooms

    (if applicable, plan/floor plan, pictures, information on furnishings, rental agreement/transfer of use)

  • Curriculum and seminar plans
  • if necessary, further documents are required in the individual case

    (e.g. certificate of good conduct, extract from the Central Commercial Register, information from the Driver Suitability Register)


Please select a location in "Localization" so that the address of the responsible authority can be filled in.

  • Prefillable Form, Bavaria-wide: Formloser Antrag (mit Unterschrift)
    Please note

    This form has to be signed and sent to the responsible authority. You can sign the form manually and send it by email/fax or sign the form electronically with your qualified electronic signature an send it by (secure) email. If the responsible authority has set up a De-Mail account, you can also send the form by De-Mail using an sender-confirmed message.

    Dieser Assistent unterstützt Sie bei der Erstellung eines formlosen Schreibens, wenn die zuständige Stelle kein Antragsformular zur Verfügung stellt.


  • Fees: 102.00 to 358.00 EUR (depending on the administrative effort).

    Expenses (if necessary for postal delivery certificate) are charged according to the schedule of fees for measures in road traffic).


Action (action for commitment in the event of rejection of the application)

Status: 13.04.2022

Responsible for editing: Bayerisches Staatsministerium des Innern, für Sport und Integration

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