Licences and Categories

The following are different licences and categories of motor vehicle:

Licence TypeCategoryAge Limit
Code A1motor cycle with or without a sidecar and with an engine not exceeding 125 ccat least 17 years old on the date of the test
Code Amotor cycle with or without a sidecar and with an engine that exceeds 125 ccYou must be 18 years or older to apply
Code Bmotor vehicle, including a minibus, bus and goods vehicle, with a gross vehicle mass not exceeding 3 500kg.You must be 18 years or older to apply
Code C1For a bus, minibus or goods vehicle with a gross vehicle mass between 3 500 kg and 16 000 kgYou must be 18 years or older to apply
Code CThis is for a motor vehicle, a bus or a goods vehicle with a gross vehicle mass exceeding 16 000kg.You must be 18 years or older to apply
Code EBLicence for light motor vehicle that is articulated (light motor vehicle drawing a trailer) with a gross combination mass not exceeding 3 500 kgYou must be 18 years or older to apply
Code EC1This is for:
an articulated heavy motor vehicle (heavy motor vehicle drawing a trailer[s]) with a gross combination mass between 3 500 kg and 16 000 kg
You must be 18 years or older to apply
Code ECThis is for an articulated heavy motor vehicle (heavy motor vehicle drawing a trailer[s]) with a gross combination mass exceeding 16 000 kg or a combination of a bus or goods vehicle with a gross vehicle mass exceeding 16 000 kgYou must be 18 years or older to apply