The English-German section of our office is closed until 30 July 2023 (the German- English section remains open). We will be pleased to translate for you again from English into German on 31 July.


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Driver’s License English-German

Translation of an English-language driver’s license


  • 48.00 EUR including classification
  • Translation English-German
  • Is a classification required?
  • Conversion into a German driver’s license

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Certified translation of a driver’s license from English to German, including classification


Conversion of a foreign driver’s license into a German driver’s license (no motorcycles)

You will require an official and certified translation of your foreign driver’s license in order to convert it into a German driver’s license. Furthermore, the kind of motor vehicle that you are allowed to drive must either be clearly mentioned in the license or the translation must include a classification. We offer both, a certified translation from English to German plus a classification, where required, for all driver’s licenses issued in the English language. If a foreign driver’s license does not explicitly state the category of vehicle that may be driven, an explanation will be added to the translation explaining the category.

Price and Lead Time

We charge a total of 48.00 EUR including postage for the certified translation of your driver’s license, classification included, and the lead time is about one to two work days.

The certified translation of a driver’s license from English to German is always an individual assignment as each English-speaking country, and often each State, uses their own format, which may vary, even from year to year.

The certified translation of foreign driver’s licenses is also offered by ADAC translators. These translations also are accepted for the conversion of a foreign driver’s license into a German one. The lead time with ADAC is about 10 days to two weeks, and ADAC is also slightly more expensive.


We do not offer the classification of motorcycle categories: In many cases, there is no German equivalent for foreign motorcycle categories.

Driver’s License Authority Düsseldorf / Translation from a Scan or the Original DL

If you need to submit your certified translation to the Driver’s License Authority (Straßenverkehrsamt) in Düsseldorf, you will need to send us your original driver’s license.

If you need to be reassured about the requirements of your specific authority, please give them a call for clarification prior to placing the order.

This applies only for the authority in Düsseldorf (red tape).


48.00 EUR for one driver’s license, 90.00 EUR for two driver’s licenses in the one order, including postage

Lead Time

One to two days (after receipt of payment or evidence of payment)


Please send us an e-mail or use the „place an order“ button if you wish to place an order with GermanyTS for the certified translation of your driver’s license. Our Terms and Conditions will apply.

Do you wish to place an order with us for the certified translation from English to German including the classification of your driver’s license?

We will be pleased to receive your order.

We offer the translation of driving licences from the following countries:

New Zealand
South Africa
Trinidad and Tobago

For driver’s licenses in the English language from other countries, we are sometimes unable to prepare a classification. In the rare event that this is the case, will will notify you immediately.




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Specialist knowledge,  a reduced administration and the personal and fast processing of your order characterize the certified translation services of GermanyTS.

We will be pleased to pass on to you our expert knowledge of all immigration issues.


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