Motor vehicles, other than those in category D, with a total weight of more than 3500 kg; Vehicle combinations consisting of a category C towing vehicle and a trailer whose total weight does not exceed 750 kg.
B (minimum learner license)
Emergency Response Course
must not be older than 24 months for each application for a learner’s license and must be completed by a Swiss optician/doctor
Traffic medical examination
are only admitted to traffic on the basis of an aptitude report from a neurologist or a doctor specializing in epilepsy.
basic theory exam
Additional theory test
Validity of the learner’s permit
- Learner’s license required
- Learner drives in motor vehicles may only be undertaken with an attendant who has reached the age of 23, who has held the appropriate driver’s license for at least three years and who is no longer on probation.
- The category C learner driver’s license entitles you to learn to drive a category B motor vehicle.
CZV – the Chauffeur Licensing Ordinance
If you carry out category C journeys that do not fall under the exceptions of the CZV, you also need the certificate of ability to transport goods.
Website CZV – Chauffeur Licensing Ordinance: cambus.ch
Additional permissions after acquiring the category
B, B1, C1, F, G, M
Further authorizations after passing the driving test category C
In domestic traffic, the C driving license entitles:
- for driving police vehicles and fire engine vehicles with more than eight seats
- vehicles of category D, subcategory D1 and trolleybuses
if these vehicles are empty or the driver is carrying people who
are required to identify defects, check repairs and carry out official vehicle inspections.
|HEARING||Hearing distance for conversational speech 3 m on both sides, with one-sided deafness 6 m. No serious diseases of the inner or middle ear.|
|ALCOHOL, NARCOTICS AND PSYCHOTROPIC DRUGS||
|ORGANIC BRAIN DISORDERS||
|DISEASES OF THE RESPIRATORY AND ABDOMINAL ORGANS||No illnesses associated with increased daytime sleepiness and no other illnesses or disabilities that affect the ability to drive a motor vehicle safely or impair driving-related performance.|
|DISEASES OF THE SPINE AND MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM||No deformity, disease, paralysis, result of injury or surgery significantly affecting the ability to drive a motor vehicle safely, which cannot be adequately corrected by facilities.|