Providers of courses for the restoration of fitness to drive; application for recognition.

The government of the Upper Palatinate grants official recognition to institutions that conduct courses to restore the fitness to drive of drivers who have been convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.


Applicants for a driving license must meet the physical and mental requirements for this (fitness to drive). If the driving license authority has doubts about an applicant's suitability, the applicant is examined by an assessment center for driving suitability. If the doubts about suitability have arisen due to alcohol or drug conspicuity, the assessment center can recommend a course to restore the client's fitness to drive following the medical-psychological examination (MPU).

These courses are conducted by institutions that must be officially recognized for this purpose.


  1. Written application
  2. Requirements of Annex 15 to Section 70 (2) of the Driving License Ordinance (FeV)
  3. Requirements of the Guideline on the Requirements for Institutions of Assessment for Driving Fitness (Section 70 FeV) and their Assessment by the Federal Highway Research Institute of January 27, 2014 (VkBl. p. 110), last amended by announcement of March 11, 2020 (VkBl. p. 215)


The applicant shall submit the written application, providing appropriate supporting documents.

Processing time

6-8 weeks

Required documents

  • Evidence of the legal form of the institution, name of the legal person

    (Register entry)

  • information on the organisation and management of the executing agency, its activities and its relations with a higher-level organisation

    (Organisation chart and details of key positions in the management of the executing agency, powers and responsibilities)

  • Addresses of all centres in the area of competence of the respective recognition authority where courses for the restoration of fitness to drive are to be held.

    (list/list + floor plan/photos of the premises)

  • List of recognition decisions already in existence, stating the recognition authority, file number and date of recognition, insofar as another recognition has already been granted.

    (Presentation of copies of the recognition certificates)

  • Proof of the financial and organisational capacity of the executing agency

    (profit and loss account of the last three financial years + concept, infrastructure, personnel, record keeping and accounting, cooperation with third parties, control system)

  • Ensuring the staffing with a sufficient number of medical and psychological experts
  • Maintenance of the course instructor qualification
  • Confirmation that the provider of courses for the restoration of fitness to drive is not at the same time a provider of driving training measures or a provider of assessment centres for fitness to drive.
  • Confirmation of the scientific basis and suitability of the courses by an independent body
  • Submission of an expert opinion by the Federal Highway Research Institute (BASt) on the fulfilment of the requirements of the directive in accordance with § 72 Paragraph 2 Number 3 FeV


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  • Prefillable Form, Bavaria-wide: Formloser Antrag (mit Unterschrift)
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Status: 18.07.2022

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

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