Driving instructor examination; application for approval

Applicants for the driving instructor license are admitted to the driving instructor examination under certain conditions.

Description

Prerequisites

Prerequisites for admission to the practical driving test and the specialist knowledge test for the driving instructor's license for class BE:

  • mental and physical fitness,
  • there are no facts that make the applicant appear unreliable for the exercise of the occupation of driving instructor,
  • at least a completed vocational training in a recognized teaching profession or an equivalent previous education,
  • Possession of the driving license class BE (Note: additionally required periods of possession class B according to § 2 Abs. 1 Nr. 7 FahrlG)
  • commenced training as a driving instructor in accordance with § 2 Para. 1 Sentence 1 No. 8 FahrlG,
  • the knowledge of the German language required for the exercise of the profession.

Prerequisites for admission to the teaching tests in theoretical and practical instruction for the driving instructor license of the class BE:

  • Anwärterbefugnis according to § 9 paragraph 1 FahrlG has been granted or will be granted at the same time.

The certificate of the driving instructor training center on the duration of the training carried out is to be handed over to the chairman of the examination board.

Prerequisites for admission to the practical driving examination and the specialist knowledge examination for driving instructor licenses for classes A, CE and DE:

  • Application for admission to the practical driving test and the specialist knowledge test has been submitted,
  • Driving instructor license for class BE,
  • mental and physical aptitude,
  • professional and pedagogical aptitude,
  • there are no facts that make the applicant appear unreliable for the exercise of the professional activity of driving instructor,
  • at least a completed vocational training in a recognized teaching profession or an equivalent previous education, (dispensable if the applicant already holds the driving instructor license of the class BE)
  • Possession of the driving license for which the driving instructor license is to be issued (note: additionally required periods of possession class A2, CE or D according to § 2 para. 1 no. 7 FahrlG),
  • commenced training as a driving instructor of the corresponding class in accordance with § 2 Para. 1 Sentence 1 No. 8 FahrlG,
  • the knowledge of the German language required for the exercise of the professional activity.

Procedure

The application for admission to the examination must be submitted to the district administrative authority (district office or independent city). This authority also advises applicants and decides on admission to the examination.

An examination board has been set up at the Government of Upper Bavaria to examine professional and pedagogical aptitude as a driving instructor. It is responsible for conducting the examinations and teaching tests in accordance with the Driving Instructor Act if the applicant is resident or if the driving instructor training center or training driving school he or she attends is located in Bavaria.

Admission is granted in each case for the practical driving test and the specialist knowledge test (written and oral parts), including any retests. Each applicant is automatically scheduled for the examinations once he or she has been admitted. The applicant must register in writing with the Government of Upper Bavaria for any necessary retakes of the specialist knowledge examination. In doing so, the respective loading deadline must be observed as well as the maximum number of hours of absence prior to taking the written subject knowledge examination.

Admission to the teaching tests for class BE must be applied for separately. In addition, the applicant must complete and return to the Government of Upper Bavaria the "Form for Teaching Tests", which the applicant will receive from the Government after passing the practical driving test and the test for specialist knowledge. An appointment for the teaching tests will only be scheduled once the approval and the form have been received.

Deadlines

Admission to the examination should be received at least 6 weeks before the scheduled examination dates. This also applies to the applicant's submission of the "Form for Teaching Samples" to the Government of Upper Bavaria.

The applicant's authorization is limited to two years (§ 9 Para. 1 Sentence 4 FahrlG); the teaching samples must be taken within this period.

The applicant must have been trained as a driving instructor in accordance with § 7 FahrlG within the last three years before the driving instructor license was granted (§ 2 Para. 1 Sentence 1 No. 8 FahrlG).

Required documents

  • Documents for the admission to the practical driving test and the specialist knowledge test for the driving instructor license of the class BE

    • Identification document,
    • curriculum vitae,
    • current, extended, official certificate of good conduct (to be applied for at the municipality of residence)Certificate of medical examination (not older than one year at the time of application) - not required if the applicant holds the driving license of classes C1, C1E, C, CE, D1, D1E, D or DE and the suitability must be proven every five years in accordance with Annex 5 FeV,
    • certificate of medical examination of eyesight (not older than one year at the time of application) - not required if the applicant holds a driving license in classes C1, C1E, C, CE, D1, D1E, D or DE and compliance with the requirements for eyesight as specified in Annex 6 FeV must be proven every five years,
    • at least proof of completed vocational training in a recognized apprenticeship occupation or equivalent prior training,
    • Class BE driving license,
    • Certification that training as a driving instructor has commenced in accordance with Section 2 (1) Sentence 1 No. 8 of the FahrlG.

  • Documents for the admission to the teaching tests in theoretical and practical lessons for the driving instructor's license of the category BE

    • Authorization to become a driving instructor in accordance with § 9 Para. 1 of the FahrlG has been granted or will be granted at the same time,
    • Certificate of the officially recognized driving instructor training school about the duration of the conducted training according to § 7 FahrlG,
    • Certificate of the training driving school about the duration of the conducted training according to § 7 FahrlG.

  • Documents for the admission to the practical driving test and to the specialist knowledge test for the driving instructor license for classes A, CE and DE

    • Driving instructor's license of BE class,
    • identification document,
    • current, extended, official certificate of good conduct (to be applied for at the municipality of residence),
    • certificate of medical examination (not older than one year at the time of application) - not required if the applicant holds the driving license of classes C1, C1E, C, CE, D1, D1E, D or DE,
    • certificate of medical examination of eyesight (not older than one year at the time of application) - not required if the applicant holds the driving license of classes C1, C1E, C, CE, D1, D1E, D or DE,
    • Possession of the driving license of the class for which the driving instructor license is to be issued (Note: Necessary periods of possession class A2, CE or D according to § 2 para. 1 no. 7 FahrlG).

Fees

  • The examination fees are:

    • for the driving instructor license class BE: 1295,54 EUR
    • for the driving instructor license class A: 672,98 EUR
    • for the driving instructor license class CE: 735,48 EUR
    • for the driving instructor license class DE: 735,48 EUR

    The fees include the costs for the members of the examination board - with the exception of expenses.

    The fee is also to be paid for parts which, through no fault of the examination board and without sufficient excuse of the applicant, could not take place on the set date or could not be completed.

Remedy

Administrative court proceedings; information

administrative claim

Status:03.04.2023

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

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