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Getting a driving licence in the EU – Sweden

EU driving licences - conditions

Driver training & driving test

To obtain a driving licence, you:

  • do not have to sign up with an approved driving school,
  • must pass a theory exam and a practical test organised by the Swedish Transport Agency.

You can find more practical information on the driving licence portal.

Age requirement

The minimum age at which you can obtain a driving licence is:

Category A1 (up to 125 cc) 16 years
Category A2 (up to 35 kW cc) 18 years
Category A (over 35 kW cc) 20 years
Category B (passenger cars) 18 years

Fitness to drive

If you wish to renew your EU driving licence, you do not need to undergo a medical check.

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