What are the various categories of driving licence?

The various categories of licence are:

Category A1: for drivers of motorcycles with or without a sidecar, motorized tricycles and quadricycles with a cylinder capacity exceeding 50 cm3 but less than 125 cm3.

Category A: for drivers of motorcycles with a cylinder capacity greater than 125 cm3.

Category B: for drivers of vehicles with a total permissible weight not exceeding 3,500 kgs and used:

– either for the transport of passengers and comprising, in addition to the driver’s seat, a maximum of eight seats,

– or for the transport of goods.

To this vehicle, may be coupled a trailer of a maximum permissible weight not exceeding 750 kgs.

Category C: for drivers of insulated vehicles used to transport goods or materials with a total permissible gross weight of more than 3,500 kg.

Category D: for drivers of vehicles used to transport passengers and comprising, in addition to the driver’s seat, more than eight seats, with a permissible gross weight which exceeds 3,500 kgs.

Children under 10 years of age count for half a person when their number does not exceed ten.

To vehicles of this category, can be attached a trailer whose total permissible gross weight does not exceed 750 kgs.

Category E: for drivers of vehicles of category B, C or D, attached to a trailer weighing more than 750 kgs, the permissible total weight of which is greater than the simple weight of the towing vehicle or the sum of which total permissible weights (towing vehicle and trailer) is greater than 3,500 kgs

Category F: for vehicles in categories A1, A and B driven by disabled persons and specially designed to take into account their infirmity.

This licence is subdivided into FA1, FA and FB.