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In order to perform the activities of training candidates, a driving school must have a professional manager who has a valid permit to perform this work.

A driving school's professional manager is responsible for:

  • managing the performance of activities;
  • internal supplementary provision of information and education, organisation and the concern for professional training;
  • managing registers;
  • notifying the public agency on the time of performance of the theoretical part of training candidates for motor vehicles drivers via a website of the competent ministry;
  • cooperation with examination centres and occasional monitoring of driving tests;
  • advising the candidates for drivers;
  • concern and responsibility for the quality of work;
  • presenting the driving school to the public agency authorities.


  • A permit for a driving school's professional manager is issued to an individual who fulfils the prescribed conditions for performing the work of a driving school's professional manager.

    The application for the issue of the permit is lodged at an administrative unit that manages the procedure, verifies the conditions and issues a permit.


Recognition of qualifications acquired abroad

There are following systems for the recognition of professional qualifications acquired in the EU:

Cross-border provisions of profession

Performance of the profession in Slovenia is possible on cross-border/temporary basis. Prior to commencing the service, you must submit a written application to the competent authority.
Last modified:
8. 9. 2021