Category B/D1

To obtain commercial driver's license category B/D1 you must: 

  • be at least 21 years old
  • own a driver's license for category B/D1 vehicles – private cars, trucks (with a total maximum weight of 3,500 kg) and buses of up to 8 meters and seats for a maximum of 9 or 16 people. 
  • not be convicted of a crime that might create doubt as to whether you will abuse the right to commercial transportation of passengers.
  • have passed the driving test for commercial transportation of passengers.

Category D

To obtain commercial driver's license category D you must 

  • be at least 24 years old.
  • own a driver's license for category D (buses of up to 8 meters and seats for a minimum 9 people).
  • not be convicted of a crime that might create doubt as to whether you will abuse the right to commercial transportation of passengers.
  • have passed the driving test for commercial transportation of passengers.

How to get the commercial driver's licence

If you wish to be recommended for a driving test for commercial transportation of passengers, you must visit Borgerservice Indre by (Citizen Service, Inner City). 
 

Remember to bring:

  • Filled in ’Application for driving licence’ (Form P23) Ask your driving instructor for it or visit Borgerservice Indre By.
  • Your driver's license. If you have lost your driving license bring a valid passport, if you do not have a valid passport, bring your original birth or name certificate including picture ID.
  • Medical certificate from your own doctor. The certificate must not be more than 3 months old. You must submit the medical certificate in a sealed envelope.
  • A photo together with the medical certificate stamped by your doctor. The photo must comply with the requirements for driver's licence photos (in Danish).
  • Residence permit, if you are not a Nordic citizen

 

Before your application for the commercial driving license can be approved Borgerservice will send the application to the police for verification. This can take at least 3 month.

When the police has approved the application it will be send to you and then you can order the test at Borgerservice.

Driver’s card for commercial driving license card B

Driver’s card for commercial driver's licence card B (taxis) will be issued by Taxanævnet at Frederiksberg City Hall.

If you are to use the license abroad, you must be at least 23 years old and have 2 years’ experience driving trucks or transporting people within a range of 50 km from the vehicle’s domicile.

How soon you get your driver's licence

Usually you get your driver's licence within 2 months from passing the driving test. 

Tachograph card to truck and vehicles over 3500 kg.

Tachograph card to vehiclesover 350 kg. is called 'førerkort' or 'fartskriverkort' in Danish.

You order the tachograph card at the police. 

Københavns Vestegns Politi
Tilladelseskontoret, Rødovre
Egegårdsvej 75
2610 Rødovre

Station City – åbningstider kl. 9-14
Halmtorvet 20
1700 København V
(nærmetste parkering for lastvogne, busser m.v. er Ingerslevsgade langs med DGI-byen)