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How do I get a new category added to your driver's licence?

Verified 19 January 2023 - Directorate for Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister)

If you got new category of driving licence, you ask plus quickly possible new which includes this new category.

Indeed, driving licence examination certificate (ECC), obtained after passing the practical test, driver only 4 months the new vehicle category.

The request of new done online on theTWO: titleContent.

Prepare the following documents photographed or scanned ::

  • Certificate of identity
  • Proof of domicile
  • 1 digital photo signature
    If you don't have access to a digital signature and photo service, you can complete and mail a photo signature (FPS) form during the remote procedure.
  • Current driver's licence
  • If necessary, medical opinion (form cerfa 14880)
  • If necessary, a certificate of follow-up of the training necessary to permit A2 to permit A
  • If necessary, diploma or attestation or certificate or professional qualification confirming the completion of a driver's training by road
  • If necessary, undertaking on the honour to follow the initial qualification referred to as Fimo: titleContent within 1 year, or FIMO attestation (addition of categories D and OF by a candidate under 24 years of age)
  • If you are French, aged 17 or over at age 25, individual certificate of participation in the defence and citizenship day (JDC) or an individual certificate of exemption, or a certificate of status vis-à-vis the national service, or a provisional certificate of status vis-à-vis the national service
  • If you are a foreigner, proof of your regular stay or, if you are exempt from a residence permit, proof of your presence in France for at least 6 months (payroll, rent receipt...)

The online service is accessible with FranceConnect or your ID, in French only. If you don't have an ANTS ID, you can create an account to have a personal space on the ANTS website.

Online application for a driving licence following passing an examination

You can follow online on theTWO: titleContent progress of your request of driving licence.

Track the progress of your application for a driving licence

Please note

destroy your old driving licence upon receipt of the new.

How do I decrypt the driver's licence?

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The infographic explains the information on the driver's licence:

Front of the driving licence:

1. Name of holder

2. First name of the holder

3. Date and place of birth of holder

4a. Date of issue of title

4b. Title End Date

4c Issuing Authority

5. Title number

7. Signature of the holder

9. Categories of licences

Unnumbered legend: symbol and name of the State which issued the driving licence

Back of permit:

9. Categories of licences

10. Date of 1re issuance of each class of licence

11. End date of each licence category

12. Restrictive codes. For example: 01.01 for glasses

Unnumbered Legend: Folder Number (NEPH Number)

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