Mobility and transport

Driving license models

This driving licence website displays most of the valid models of driving licence in use in the EEA and provides any important information that is specific to each type of licence. You can search for a particular driving licence by choosing the country and then the date when the licence was issued. Once you have found the right model of licence, you can also view information on its physical description, security features, entitlements and categories. You will also be able to download a document with examples of all the models of driving licence in the EEA here.

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More than one driving licence model was issued during this time. Please look at them all and choose the relevant one.

E.g., 20/11/2018
Format: 20/11/2018

Greece - GR5

Physical description

  • Size : 85.6 x 54 mm
  • Format : ID-1
  • Material : Plastic card
  • Colour : Pink
  • Distinctive features : Meets international quality standards (ISO) and all technical requirements set out in Annex 1 to Directive 2006/126/EC
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  • 1 Surname of the holder
  • 2 Other name(s) of the holder
  • 3 Date and place of birth
  • 4a Date of issue of the licence
  • 4b Date of expiry of the licence
  • 4c Name of the issuing authority
  • 5 Number of licence
  • 6 Photograph of the holder
  • 7 Signature of the holder
  • 8 Permanent place of residence
  • 9 category(ies) of vehicle(s) the holder is entitled to drive
  • 10 Date of first issue of each category(ies)
  • 11 Date of expiry of each category
  • 12 Additional information/restriction(s)

Security features

Security hologram

Location

Left corner front side and reverse side.

OVI

Characteristics

All characters are micro-printed on a security background with optically variable ink

Printing

Location

Both sides

Characteristics

Printing visible with ultraviolet light.

Categories

For more information on the corresponding categories, please check the Commission decision on equivalence.

Category

Period of validity !

A, B

Until 65;

above 65: 3 years

BE, Γ, ΓΕ, Δ, ΔΕ

5 years;

above 65: 3 years

Codes

National codes

Description

Community codes

103

Monocular vision

01.05

105

Hearing impairment

 

106

Restriction on extension of the driving licence to group II categories, for medical reasons

 

107

Time limit on the licence's administrative validity, for medical reasons

 

110

Converted driving licence issued by the armed forces 

 

113

Category B (for taxi drivers)

 

114

Not allowed to drive buses (D1, D1E, D, DE) more than 50 km from the registered office to which the vehicle is assigned.

 

116

The driving licence was issued with less categories than in the previous driving licence document

 

120

Ban on occupations that would require the person concerned to hold a category C, D, CE or DE licence. Expired on 10.9.2014

 

171

First duplicate due to loss

71

271

Second duplicate due to loss

71

371

Third duplicate due to loss

71

Professional drivers

  • Certificate of professional competence is issued : NO
  • Code 95 is marked on the driving licence : YES

Licence tabs

Greece - GR1c

Physical description

  • Size : 124 x 173 mm
  • Material : Paper like
  • Colour : Light blue
  • Distinctive features : Comprises 8 pages - black characters
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  • 1 Surname of the holder
  • 2 Other name(s) of the holder
  • 3 Date and place of birth
  • 4a Date of issue of the licence
  • 4b Date of expiry of the licence
  • 4c Name of the issuing authority
  • 5 Number of licence
  • 6 Photograph of the holder
  • 7 Signature of the holder
  • 8 Permanent place of residence
  • 9 category(ies) of vehicle(s) the holder is entitled to drive
  • 10 Date of first issue of each category(ies)
  • 11 Date of expiry of each category
  • 12 Additional information/restriction(s)

Security features

Stamp of the issuing authority (police) / employee's signature

Location

The stamp covers part of the photo.

Categories

For more information on the corresponding categories, please check the Commission decision on equivalence.

Category

Period of validity !

A

Up to 65;

over 65: 3 years

(*see additional information)

Professional drivers

  • Certificate of professional competence is issued : NO
  • Code 95 is marked on the driving licence : NO

Point 4b states that these particular models are valid for a specific period of time. This period was extended up to the age of 65 by the 255/1984 Decree.

Licence tabs