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Category D

Buses - mechanical vehicles for transporting passengers with more than 8 + 1 seats, as well as a vehicle of this category and an attached trailer with a maximum mass of 750 kg.

  • Training can be started from the age of 22
  • Driver’s licence can be obtained from the age of 24
  • Theoretical training - 30 academic hours (45 min)
  • Practical training - at least 12 academic hours (45 min)

Theoretical training

  • Before starting your training, you will be registered in the training group and the CSDD database
  • The theoretical training consists of 6 lessons (30 academic hours), according to a set schedule, in the form of lectures.
  • We organise first aid training, during which you will be prepared for the CSDD theoretical exam. After finishing the course, you will receive a first aid certificate that will be valid for 5 years. If you already hold a valid first aid certificate, it is not necessary to complete the course again
  • After the end of theoretical training, you will take a theory test prepared by the driving school.
  • After passing the theory test at the driving school, you will have to take the official theory test at CSDD.

Practical training

  • It is not necessary to obtain the learner’s permit before the start of practical training. The categories obtained previously will serve as a permit to start training.
  • The minimum amount of practical training depends on the level of your driving skill, but it cannot be less than 12 lessons of 45 minutes.
  • The schedule and process of your driving lessons will be individually decided on between you and your driving instructor.
  • After obtaining a sufficient level of practical knowledge, you will be able to take the driving test at CSDD.

Light buses - mechanical vehicles for transporting passengers with a maximum of 16 + 1 seats and a maximum length of 8 metres, as well as a vehicle of this category and an attached trailer with a maximum mass of 750 kg.

Category D1 can be obtained from the age of 21.


Next available groups


Theoretical lessons € 99.00 € 79.00

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  • Theoretical lessons (6 lessons)
  • Driving school’s theory exam
  • Registration in the training group
  • Registration at CSDD 
  • Training card
  • Provision of a training vehicle
  • VAT
  • The minimum amount of driving lessons is 12 x 45 min.
  • VAT is included in the price
  • Rental of training field (30 min) - 2 EUR (if necessary)

  • Theory exam € 12.63
  • Driving exam € 24.58
  • Driver’s licence € 22.05