WIESBADEN, Germany – Upon arrival in Wiesbaden one of the first things you may want to do is obtain a U.S. Forces Certificate of License, USAREUR-AF license.
To drive in Germany, U.S. personnel must have a valid stateside driver's license and obtain a USAREUR-AF driver’s license. The minimum driving age is 18 in most European countries.
USAREUR-AF driver’s licenses are valid for five years. All drivers must carry their U.S. license with the USARERU-AF license. Only USAREUR-AF license holders are authorized to operate USAREUR-AF registered vehicles.
Not all NATO countries recognize USAREUR-AF licenses. Personnel planning to travel outside of Germany should also obtain an international driver’s license. Guidance on the IDL process is available from the Driver’s Training and Testing Center.
Due to COVID mitigation measures, all USAREUR-AF drivers training and testing is being done online. The training, Course ID: USA-007 and the test, Course ID: USA-007B are both offered through Joint Knowledge Online.
After passing the online test, contact the Driver's Testing Station to make an appointment. Appointments can be made by emailing email@example.com or by calling DSN: 546-6074/6075/6076/6077 or Civilian 0611-143-546-6074/6075/6076/6077.
It takes a minimum of 48 hours for the scores to be processed and uploaded to the driver's testing center. Personnel will then fill out an application, 190-1T, take an eye test and pay the fee for the USAREUR-AF driver's license. The current fee is $20, payable only by check or money order.
Personnel will receive a temporary driver's license on-site and the hard-copy license will be sent to their APO mailing address within three to four weeks.