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Licences and Categories | ESCRAFT

Licences and Categories

The following are different licences and categories of motor vehicle:

Licence Type Category Age Limit
Code A1 motor cycle with or without a sidecar and with an engine not exceeding 125 cc at least 17 years old on the date of the test
Code A motor cycle with or without a sidecar and with an engine that exceeds 125 cc You must be 18 years or older to apply
Code B motor 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 C1 For a bus, minibus or goods vehicle with a gross vehicle mass between 3 500 kg and 16 000 kg You must be 18 years or older to apply
Code C This 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 EB Licence for light motor vehicle that is articulated (light motor vehicle drawing a trailer) with a gross combination mass not exceeding 3 500 kg You must be 18 years or older to apply
Code EC1 This 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 EC This 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 kg You must be 18 years or older to apply