1. Emergency First-Aid course (Nothelferkurs)
First you need to have successfully completed the Emergency First-Aid course (called «Nothelferkurs» in Switzerland). Your certificate must not be older than 6 years.
2. Theory exam and learner’s permit
You can then apply for a learner’s permit and register for the theory exam at the Road Traffic Office (Strassenverkehrsamt). After having passed the theory exam, you will receive your learner’s permit. For more information, go to “Theory Exam & Learner’s Permit”.
3. Driving lessons and traffic safety courses
You can now register for driving lessons at Fahre Schlauer. For more information and pricing, click here.
You can take the compulsory traffic safety courses (VKU) at X.
Good to know: Swiss driver’s licenses remain valid indefintely and don’t contain an expiry date.