Last update: September 2015
After the theoretical training the candidate is taking an internal theoretical exam.
If the internal theoretical exam is not successfully passed, a candidate shall take a new exam.
If the internal theoretical exam is successfully passed, the head of Student Affairs shall issue the applicant a certificate of admission to the theoretical exam.
After the compulsory minimum training hours for practical training, the applicant is taking internal practical exam .
When the internal practical exam is not successfully passed, the candidate is obliged to take additional training, according to the academic records, and has to take a second internal exam.
When the second internal exam is not successfully passed, the candidate recommended additional training. If the candidate has been endorsed in the school board that he/she do not want to take this additional training, a certificate of admission to practice without successfully passed exam is issued to the candidate and the candidate is allowed to take the internal exam.
Upon successfully passed internal practical exam, the head of student affairs issue the applicant a certificate of admission to the practical exam.
If the internal practical exam for acquiring a driving license for category category "А" and "А1" is not successfully passed, the candidate has to take additional training according to the academic records and after that has to take an internal exam. The candidate received a certificate of admission to the practical exam, only in case he/she successfully passed the internal practical exam.
If the applicant fails to appear at a theoretical and/or practical exam in a period of six months after the receiving of the certificate of admission, or if a period of 6 months is pass after the date of the last successfully passed exam, the candidate is a subject to internal theoretical and/or practical exams.
A candidate who is not subject to compulsory theoretical and/or practical training in accordance with academic records, but has passed the relevant internal exams will be issued the relevant certificate of admission to the theoretical examination and/or a certificate of admission to the practical exam.
When more than 1 year gone from the successfully passed „official" theoretical exam, the candidate has to take new theoretical exam to receive an admission to the official practical exam. In this case, the candidate shall submit an application form only for admission to the theoretical exam.
Before you go to the official exam for receiving the driving license you have to prepare the following things:
- ID card
- 2 pens (just in case)
Official exam consists of two parts and is held on different days.
Theoretical exam is conducted by solving the test on paper or tablet. The tests for different categories cover topics related to the relevant category only.
1. the right answer should be marked with a symbol "Х"
2. for each question the candidate has to mark all answers he/she believes are the accurate answers. If the candidate marked incorrect answer and/or did not marked all correct answers, the answer of the question will be considered as the incorrect.
3. it is not allowed wrong answers to be erased or stroked through
4. it is not allowed previously notes on the answers
5. a question without answer will be considered as incorrect. It will not be applied to questions marked as questions related to different category.
The candidates successfully passed the theory exam is going to take the practical part of the exam. The candidates that not successfully passed the theoretical exam is allowed to take second theoretical exam after 7 days.
Note:Foreigners are allowed to take the exam when you have document or permanent residence in the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria, issued in accordance with the requirements of the Bulgarian identity documents.
The theoretical driving exam of persons who do not speak Bulgarian language shall be conducted with the test in English.
Persons who do not speak Bulgarian language can be assisted by a translator only to explain him/her the rules of the theoretical driving exam as well as the rights and obligations of the candidates.
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