Driving license in South Korea

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Driving licenses in the Republic of Korea may be attained at age 18 for cars and 16 for motorcycles.[1][2]

Type of license[edit]

Classes Categories Description Minimum age
Class 1 Heavy Passenger Car, Bus, Truck, Emegency Vehicle, Construction machine(Dump Truck, Asphalt distributor, Road stabilizer, Concrete mixer truck, Concrete pump, Truck with boring machine), Special Vehicle(Except for Trailer, Wrecker), Moped(and Motorcycle with engine displacement of 125 cc or less) 19
Ordinary Passenger Car, Bus with seating capacity of 15 or less, Emegency Vehicle with seating capacity of 12 or less(Only Passenger car and Bus), Truck with Maximum loading capacity of less 12 tons, Moped(and Motorcycle with engine displacement of 125 cc or less), Construction machine(Only Forklift with Maximum loading capacity of less 3 tons) 18
Special Trailer, Wrecker 19
Class 2 Ordinary Passenger Car, Bus with seating capacity of 10 or less, Truck with Maximum loading capacity of 4 tons or less, Moped(and Motorcycle with engine displacement of 125 cc or less) 18
Small Motorcycle(Include Sidecar), Moped(and Motorcycle with engine displacement of 125 cc or less) 18
Moped Moped(and Motorcycle with engine displacement of 125 cc or less) 16

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