The term of validity of the documents required for the examination process and issuance of documents for drivers is extended

The Public Services Agency informs, that by Government Decision no. 312 of May 20, 2020 some aspects related to the procedure of documents issuance for drivers were approved, in particular the validity term of the documents (which were valid on the day when a state of emergency in the Republic of Moldova was declared), necessary to be presented during the process of examination and issuance of documents for drivers was extended by 90 days. The term of 90 days starts from the moment of cessation of the emergency state, established by the Parliament Decision no. 55/2020.

Thus, according to the provisions of the Regulation on driving license, organization and conduct of the examination for obtaining a driving license and conditions of admission to road traffic (approved by Government Decision no. 1452/2007) upon expiration of the theoretical examination (one year) it is necessary to retake the theoretical test. A similar situation is also applicable in case of expiration of one year from the moment of obtaining a driving schools certificate. Respectively, the norms approved by the Government Decision of May 20, 2020 extended the validity period of the relevant documents by 90 calendar days, including the validity terms of the documents, necessary to be presented for issuance of documents and examination of driving license applicants. Subsequently, in accordance with the provisions of the Decision no. 12/2009 on the approval of the Norms on the medical examination of drivers and candidates for obtaining a driving license, the term of validity of the medical certificates is also extended.

It should be mentioned, that following the declaration of the state of emergency on the territory of the Republic of Moldova, the electronic registration for the exams in order to obtain a driving license and, respectively, the examination process was stopped. Please note that provision of services by pre-registration and examinations for obtaining a driving license will resume depending on the dynamics of the epidemiological situation in the country, in accordance with the decision of the competent authorities.

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