Procedure How to obtain an A1 licence by proving your experience

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Service des Titres de Circulation

23, Avenue Albert II
BP 699
MC 98014 MONACO CEDEX

Driver and Vehicle Licensing Office :
(+377) 98 98 80 14

Fax : (+377) 98 98 40 36

Opening Hours : from 9.30am to 5.00pm from Monday to Friday

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Service des Titres de Circulation

23, Avenue Albert II
BP 699
MC 98014 MONACO CEDEX

Opening Hours : from 9.30am to 5.00pm from Monday to Friday

Phone : (+377) 98 98 80 14

Fax : (+377) 98 98 40 36

Send us an email
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Principle

Since publication of the Ordinance no. 5.274 of 1 April 2015 modifying the ordinance no. 1.691 of 17 December 1957 regulating road traffic rules (Highway Code), modified, holders of category B driving licences can no longer drive a 125cc two-wheel vehicle outside Monaco or a motor tricycle on an A1-equivalent. However, you can convert your A1-equivalent to an A1 licence:

  • Either by presenting proof of insurance of a light motorcycle or a motor tricycles with a power of up to 15 kW for at least one year during the five years preceding the application (those who have had their driving licence suspended, withdrawn or cancelled during the five years preceding the application may not take advantage of this option)
  • Or by taking a practical test, comprising a highway code knowledge test and a driving test over a course

 

Please note: this must be undertaken within five years of the publication of the Sovereign Ordinance.

See the factsheet: "Monegasque driving licence reform – frequently asked questions ".

1

Obtaining and completing the form

To get this form, you can either:

  • Or collect it from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Office

2

Collating the documents

You must provide:

  • ID photo
  • A photocopy of your Monaco ID card or your residence permit
  • Your Monegasque driving licence
  • A certificate supplied by your insurance company proving your experience according to the following template:  Download file Modèle de justificatif d’assurance permis A1 Modèle de justificatif d’assurance permis A1
  • Your payment, using one of the payment methods (cash, cheques payable in Monaco or France and Visa bank cards only)

3

Submitting the application

You should submit the application to the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Office.

You will be able to collect your new licence 48 hours after submitting your application.

2

Collating the documents

You must provide:

  • ID photo
  • A photocopy of your Monaco ID card or your residence permit
  • Your Monegasque driving licence
  • Your payment, using one of the payment methods (cash, cheques payable in Monaco or France and Visa bank cards only)

3

Submit the application documents and make an appointment

You should submit the application to the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Office.

You will be sent an invitation to attend the practical test.

4

Taking the test

The test takes place on the east sea wall at the Port of Fontvieille, to the left of the heliport. It includes a theory element and a practical element.

The theory test is a test of knowledge of the highway code. Candidates select a test sheet at random from four different versions. Each test sheet includes five questions on the highway code. You need to get at least three questions correct to pass the test.

The driving test takes place on the on the East sea wall at the Port of Fontvieille, to the left of the heliport, on a course with a low speed limit, marked out by cones and posts. Candidates will fail the test if they knock over more than one cone or post, and put one foot on the ground once. Candidates are allowed one additional attempt at the course if they fail the first time.

At the end of the test, the examiner will give you your result.

If you have passed, you will be able to collect your licence 48 hours later from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Office.

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Last update: 30/04/2015

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