Driving instructor system; application for recognition as a provider of instruction courses for applicants for the seminar permit advanced seminar.

Recognition as a provider of instructional courses for applicants for the Advanced Seminar Permit is granted upon application.


For the issuance of the seminar permit postgraduate seminar, a driving instructor must, among other things, participate in an induction course that includes a four-day basic course and a four-day program-specific course.

The providers of these courses must be approved by the relevant government.

Participation in a postgraduate seminar within the meaning of Section 2a, Paragraph 2, Sentence 1, No. 1 of the Road Traffic Act (StVG) is ordered by the driving license authority if a final decision has been made against the holder of a driving license on account of a criminal offense or administrative offense committed during the probationary period, which is to be entered in the driving suitability register.

If a driving instructor wishes to conduct these postgraduate seminars, he or she must obtain a seminar permit.


Recognition as a provider of instruction courses (advanced seminar) is granted if

  • a proper course plan is submitted, which includes the contents of § 13 Implementing Regulation for the Driving Instructor Act (DV-FahrlG) in conjunction with § 35 Driving License Ordinance (FeV). § 35 Driving Permit Ordinance (FeV) are recognizable,
  • suitable instructors are available who are capable of imparting the required knowledge and skills,
  • 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.

Processing time

approx. 1 - 2 months

Required documents

  • Details of the applicant

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

  • List of teachers and evidence of their qualifications/suitability.

    (if applicable, professional curriculum vitae, driving instructor's licence (with seminar permit), driving licence, studies, participation in the introductory seminar for course instructors, information from the driving aptitude register)

  • Information on the teaching material / teaching aids
  • Information about the classrooms

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

  • Course schedule
  • if necessary, further documents are required in the individual case

    (e.g. certificate of good conduct, extract from the Central Trade 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 (for the expert of the Government of Upper Palatinate and, if applicable, for postal delivery certificate) are charged in accordance with the schedule of fees for road traffic measures.


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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