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Algeria - Apply for Learner Driver’s License

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This is a document issued to allow the applicant start learning how to drive.


  • 17 yrs of age and above.
  • A person who is learning to drive, but has not yet satisfied the requirements to obtain a driver's license.

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  • When you pass the written test in the Algeria, you get a learner's permit with which you're required to practice driving.
  • You will be required to have an experienced driver present when your start your driving practice.

Required Information

  • I D /Passport No.
  • Name of the applicant
  • Nationality
  • Address
  • Gender
  • Medical certificate


  1. The applicant takes a learner's licensing test, which is a theory multiple choice test on road rules.
  2. Once they have passed this, they may drive with an adult who has had their full license for more than 5 yrs.
  3. They must display “L” plates at all times when driving.

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Required Documents

  • 2 recent passport-sized photos with bare head.
  • Photocopy of your Italian tax identification number.
  • Medical certificate in original and photocopy.
  • For foreign applicants: - valid permit of stay or residence permit in original and photocopy.

Original permit of stay will also have to be produced when the driving license is collected.

  • In some cases the licensing office may request a Declaration by the Embassy or Consulate of the country of origin stating that the original driving license is authentic (for further information ask at the Motorization).
  • Authenticated translation of the driving license in case of driving licenses that do not comply with the model set out by international agreements.


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Six months

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Sample Documents

Free Sample Driving License Test

Processing Time

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Office Locations & Contacts

01, Chemin Ibn Badis El-Mouiz Ex Poirsson, El-Biar, Algiers 16300
Tel.: +213 (0) 21 92 98 85/86/87

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The vehicle being driven by the learner must also be fitted with L-plates on both the back and front of the vehicle.
This tells other road users that the vehicle is being operated by a driver without their full license and that they may make mistakes easily and that the driver may not be fully competent yet.

Other uses of the Document/Certificate

When you apply for a learner's permit, you will also complete the application process for your driver's license and pay the fees for both the permit and license.

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A fully licensed driver must sit in the seat adjacent the new driver
There cannot be additional other passengers
The learner must have a blood alcohol count of 0
The driver accompanying you may be 18 years of age if he or she is your legal guardian, brother, sister, half-brother, half-sister, step-brother or step-sister. This person must hold a valid driver's license, be legally permitted to drive, and be alert and able to assist you.

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