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Exam Exemption

Blank boxes in the chart below means that those exams/classes are not needed for that type of license.

Exam Exemption
Candidates Types of License Exam Types
Health Check Written Exam Driving Course Test On-road Driving Exam
Persons with Foreign Driver’s License from countries recognized by Korea Level 2 (regular) check
Persons with Foreign Driver’s License from countries no recognized by Korea Level 2 (regular) check check
Persons who have a history of driving military vehicles for over 6 months while serving in the military Other types other than Level 1,2( regular) check
Level 1,2 (regular) check
Persons who has their license cancelled because he/she did not take the aptitude test to renew their expired license and the suspension period has not exceeded 5 years Same type of license as the cancelled license check check
Persons with Level 1 (large) license Level 1 (special),
Level 1,2 (small)
check
Persons with Level 1 (special) license Level 1 (large),
Level 1,2 (small)
check
Level 1 (regular) check
Persons with Level 1 (regular) license Level 1 (large) (special) check check
Level 1,2 (small) check
Persons with Level 2 (regular) license Level 1 (special, large, small) check check
Level 2 (small) check
Level 1 (regular) check check
Persons with Level 2 (small) or motorized bicycle license Level 2 (regular) check check check
Persons with motorized bicycle license Level 2 (small) check
Persons with Level 2 (regular) with no record of traffic accidents for 7 years or more Level 1 (regular) check
Persons with Level 1 license who failed the aptitude test for renewal due to disabilities Level 2 (regular) check
Persons who had his/her license cancelled due to either driving a non-registered vehicle or lending his/her license to another person Same type of license as the cancelled license check check
Persons who received a valid Driver’s License in North Korea (fact must be confirmed by the Minister of Unification and the confirmation sent to the Head of the Driver’s License Division) Level 2 (regular) check check check