Authorised examiner in driving school


If you are already established in any EU/EEA state, you are free to provide services as natural and legal persons on a permanent basis in Croatia by means of an establishment in Croatia, provided that you submit a completed Application to along with the following documents (photographed or scanned): 

For courses: Traffic Regulations and Safety Rules, and Vehicle Management: 

  • proof of completion of the study (at least a three-year university undergraduate study or a three-year professional undergraduate study of the (road or urban) traffic programme)
  • at least three years of professional experience in training services
  • valid instructor license for a specific vehicle category
  • fee receipt (via online banking)
  • proof of passing the exam of professional competence at a professional organisation, for an authorized examiner
  • copy of an ID
  • copy of a personal identification number certificate (OIB)
  • applicant’s photo
  • copy of a valid driving license
  • employment with a professional organisation
  • proof of Croatian language proficiency

For the course: First Aid to Persons Injured in a Road Accident:

  • license issued by the Ministry of Health
  • employment with a professional organization

Qualification recognition 

An application for qualification recognition is submitted to

  • proof of qualification of C level as an authorized examiner
  • knowledge test (Croatian Automobile Club – HAK, Zagreb, Avenija Dubrovnik 46,


EUR 3.98 for issuing an authorized examiner license

Payments are made by using online banking:

IBAN: HR12 1001 0051 8630 0016 0

Model and payment reference number: HR63 7005-713-22608

Remittance info: Naknada za izdavanje dopuštenja (licensing fee)

Beneficiary: Državna riznica (treasury)


First option: e-Service available to EU/EEA citizens

Second option: (for sending photographed or scanned documents; signed and without a stamp)

Competent authority and regulations

Ministry of the Interior

Ul. Grada Vukovara 33, 10 000 Zagreb

+385 1 6122 111

Road Traffic Safety Act (NN 67/08, 48/10, 74/11, 80/13, 158/13, 92/14, 64/15, 108/17, 70/19, 42/20, 85/22, 114/22)

Ordinance on the manner of conducting and organizing driving tests and the manner of issuing and revoking the authorized examiner’s license (NN 141/11, 151/13, 102/20 and 127/20)

Decision on determination of the prices of permits and licenses (NN 155/22)

Ordinance on the content of the training programme for lecturers for the course First Aid to Persons Injured in a Road Accident, conducting examinations for lecturers, composition of the Examination Commission, and the form of the Certificate on the passed exams (NN 78/09) 


License for an authorized examiner

Time limit for obtaining the license: 30 days for the license; 90 days in the event of qualification verification. 

Legal remedy

The decision may not be appealed, but an administrative dispute may be initiated before the administrative court having territorial jurisdiction, within 30 days of the decision. The administrative dispute is initiated by a complaint and the procedure is conducted thereafter. Normally, a hearing is scheduled with the complainant and the respondent. If dissatisfied with the judgement or decision, the complainant may appeal to the High Administrative Court of the Republic of Croatia.

Last updated on 20 October 2023

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