Train driver licence

A person who wants to work as a train driver, must acquire the train driver licence, which is a document issued by the  Public Agency for Rail Transport of the Republic of Slovenia (AŽP) for the period of ten years.

The applicant or the employer in the applicant's name submits an application for the acquisition of the permit at the AŽP, which issues a licence in one month.

The licence is issued in one original version in Slovenian language.

The person who wants to acquire the train driver licence, must be healthy and of appropriate age, and they have to pass the general professional examination.

Acquisition of a permit

Legal protection

  • Judicial remedy: Appeal
  • Competent authority: Public Agency of the Republic of Slovenia for Railway Transport

Other activities

A new medical examination, the verification of linguistic ability and professional knowledge must be performed to preserve the train driver licence validity.

Last updated: 10 years

Responsible: Ministry of Infrastructure | Last updated: 15. 02. 2016