Driving license, accompanied driving from 17 years, additional escorts

Even after passing the practical driving test, additional accompanying persons can be considered. They must be included in the test certificate. The inspection certificate is exchanged by the LBV.

Important notes


Requirements for the accompanying person:
  • Entry in a test certificate (several accompanying persons are possible; there is no limit)
  • Have had a class B driving license (old class 3) for at least 5 years
  • Minimum age 30 years
  • At the time of the application, the accompanying person may not be charged with more than one point in the register of fitness to drive at the Federal Motor Transport Authority in Flensburg

Documents required

  • the signed declaration of the accompanying person or several accompanying persons, as well as
  • their driving licenses and
  • Identity cards (legible copies, if applicable) for the accompanying person.
  • Information from the register of fitness to drive at the Federal Motor Transport Authority (can also be arranged by the State Transport Authority)
  • Inspection certificate
  • Appointment confirmation

Please make an appointment. Either the driver's license holder, the additional companion or both will appear at the appointment. The appointment can also be attended with a power of attorney. To do this, the 17-year-old must issue a power of attorney.
Further information can be found under the link "LBV Accompanied Driving - Driving License at 17" (see below)

Please note

  • The driver's license holder, the additional accompanying person or both persons can apply for the application. (A power of attorney if the accompanying person appears alone is not required from the minor)
  • The minor can also obtain information from the register of fitness to drive at the LBV.
  • If necessary, the test certificate for accompanied driving will be exchanged immediately on site.
  • If there are entries in the driver's ability register and cannot be accessed online, a second appointment must be made.
The driving license offices LBV-Mitte and LBV-Nord are responsible.

Applications and detailed information can be obtained directly from the LBV. Please send your questions to the following email address:

Appointment booking

  1. Visit the website to book an appointment (see link below)
  2. Under the service group Driver's license, select the service Change driver's license data .
  3. Use location selection to display appointments at a specific location
    Use the date picker to find the next available date regardless of your location
  4. Select a free appointment (date and time) in the calendar displayed
  5. Enter your name and email address to book.

You will then receive a confirmation of the appointment. Please bring this with you to the appointment.

Procedure & Fees

Processing time

immediately, provided all documents are complete


5.10 EUR for each additional companion

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