The Swiss Driving instructors

Driver’s license categories in Switzerland

Category Description Minimum age Physical examination
Cat. B (Car)

Minimum age: 18 years
Physical examination: No

18 years No
Cat. A1 (Scooter)

Minimum age: 16 years
Physical examination: No

16 years No
Cat. A (under 25kW)

Minimum age: 18 years
Physical examination: No

18 years No
Cat. A (over 25kW)

Minimum age: 25 years
Physical examination: No

25 years No
Cat. B1

Minimum age: 18 years
Physical examination: No

18 years No
Cat. C1

Minimum age: 18 years
Physical examination: Yes

18 years Yes
Cat. C

Minimum age: 18 years
Physical examination: Yes

18 years Yes
Cat. D1

Minimum age: 21 years
Physical examination: Yes

21 years Yes
Cat. D

Minimum age: 21 years
Physical examination: Yes

21 years Yes
Cat. BE

Minimum age: 18 years
Physical examination: No

18 years No
Cat. C1E

Minimum age: 18 years
Physical examination: Yes

18 years Yes
Cat. CE

Minimum age: 18 years
Physical examination: Yes

18 years Yes
Cat. D1E

Minimum age: 21 years
Physical examination: Yes

21 years Yes
Cat. DE

Minimum age: 21 years
Physical examination: Yes

21 years Yes
Cat. F

Minimum age: 16 years
Physical examination: No

16 years No
Cat. G

Minimum age: 14 years
Physical examination: No

14 years No
Cat. M (Mofa)

Minimum age: 14 years
Physical examination: No

14 years No