CATEGORY G (SPECIAL CATEGORY)
Agricultural and forestry motor vehicles with a maximum speed of up to 30 km/h as well as commercially registered work carts, motorized carts and tractors with a maximum speed of up to 30 km/h on agricultural and forestry journeys, excluding exceptional vehicles.
Category G (special category)
Emergency Response Course
must not be older than 24 months for each application for a learner driving license and must be completed by a Swiss optician/doctor.
Traffic medical examination
- First-time study of over 65-year-old or physically disabled applicants for a learner’s permit
- if there are any doubts about your fitness to drive
are only admitted to traffic on the basis of an aptitude report from a neurologist or a doctor specializing in epilepsy.
simplified theory test G / F
no, unless you have doubts about your driving skills
Validity of the learner’s permit
no learner’s license required
Additional permissions after acquiring the category
If the applicant has taken part in a tractor driving course recognized by ASTRA, he will also receive the authorization (G40) to drive exceptional agricultural vehicles and agricultural tractors with a maximum speed of up to 40 km/h as well as commercially registered tractors with a maximum speed of up to 40 km/h on agricultural journeys (G40).
In domestic traffic, the G driving license entitles you to tow trailers on vehicles in the special categories G and M.