Qualification: What do you need to know to take your

If you are thinking of taking your driving license, it is important to be well informed about the whole process. In this article, we will address all the necessary steps to get your driver’s license.


Before starting the qualification process, it is important to gather all the necessary documents. They are:

  1. Identity Document (RG)
  2. CPF
  3. Proof of residence
  4. Proof of discharge of military service (for men)
  5. Medical report (emitted by an accredited clinic)

Medical and Psychological Exams

After gathering the documents, the next step is to perform medical and psychological examinations. These exams are mandatory and aim to assess whether the candidate is able to run.

Medical examination consists of a physical and visual assessment, as well as laboratory tests. Psychological examination is performed by an accredited psychologist and aims to evaluate the candidate’s psychological conditions.

Theoretical Classes and Test

After being approved in medical and psychological examinations, the candidate must start the theoretical classes. 45 hours/class, which address topics such as traffic legislation, defensive direction and first aid, are required.

At the end of theoretical classes, the candidate must perform the theoretical test, which is made up of multiple choice issues. It is necessary to hit at least 70% of the questions to be approved.

Practical Classes and Test

After approving the theoretical test, the candidate must start practical management classes. It is mandatory 20 hours/class, which must be performed in a vehicle properly identified with the learning plate.

At the end of practical classes, the candidate must take the practical direction test. In this test, the candidate is evaluated in various traffic situations, such as parking, goal and driving on urban and highways.

Obtaining the qualification

After approving the practical test, the candidate is able to obtain his qualification. For this, it is necessary to pay the issuance fees of the driver’s license and wait for the delivery of the document by the Post.

Qualification is valid for 5 years, and it is necessary to perform the renewal after this period.


Taking the qualification is a process that requires dedication and commitment. It is important to follow all the steps correctly and be well prepared for theoretical and practical exams. With the qualification in hand, you will be able to drive safely and responsibly.

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