Everyone acquiring their learner’s permit before their 20th birthday are bound to a mandatory learning phase of 12 months. Therefore, it is important that you apply for your category B permit at the right moment.If you wish to drive a car without the «L» on your 18th birthday, you need to apply for the learner’s permit at age 16.5.
19.5 years old – What now?
Wait until your 20th birthday before applying for your learner’s permit. If you apply earlier, you are bound to the 1-year-learning phase.
The Learning Phase
The goal of the learning phase is to gain experience. I recommend that you complete a basic professional training at the beginning of your driving education and deepen this knowledge with private driving.
I wish you all a safe journey!