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Attribution of Historic Vehicle status

The evaluation for the appropriation of the historic vehicle status is carried out by state joint-stock company “Road Traffic Safety Directorate” (CSDD). The historic vehicle status can be appropriated to motor vehicles (automobile, motorcycle, bus) that meet the following criteria:

  1. is at least 30 years old;
  2. visually and technically preserved and maintained in a historically correct condition;
  3. is not used as means of daily transport;
  4. is a part of our technical and cultural heritage;
  5. complies with International Technical Code of Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens (FIVA).

How to apply

The evaluation of the historic vehicle in order to receive the Historic Vehicle status takes place in Riga Motor Museum, S. Eizenšteina Street 6.

In order to apply for the evaluation or to receive more detailed information, please call +371 67025857 (business days 9.00 till 17.00) or e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

The evaluation of the historic vehicle takes place on Mondays and Thursdays 9.00 – 16.00.

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Obtaining a bicycle driver’s license

At CSDD Riga Motor Museum drivers can take the bicycle driver’s test and obtain the bicycle driving license. The minimum age to obtain a bicycle driving license is 10 years. The license can be obtained by undertaking a theory test. If you already have any other category driving license, you are allowed to ride a bicycle and you do not have to take to test. It is possible to obtain a bicycle driving license at Riga Motor Museum or any other of the 10 branch offices of CSDD by presenting the following: a valid driving license of any other category and one photograph (3x4 cm).

Necessary documents:

  • passport / certificate of birth for persons under 15 years of age
  • one document photograph (3x4 cm)

Applying for the test:

For individuals

  • In order to apply for the bicycle driver’s test, please call to Riga Motor Museum’s information +371 67025888 or e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.;
  • Before attending the test please study carefully the regulation regarding bicycle driver’s test;
  • For possibilities to take the test in other branch establishments of CSDD, please look up the CSDD home page: csdd.lv

For groups

  • A representative of an education institution that has prepared children for the bicycle driver’s test, has to apply for this service in CSDD home page: berniem.csdd.lv
  • The application form is filled on-line by registering all the applicants for the driver’s test and indicating the preferred time place, date and time of the drivers test. In the on-line application form the following information has to be presented about the applicants: name, surname, personal identification code, as well as upload the person’s photograph (JPG format)
  • After submitting the application, a representative of CSDD shall contact the educational institution in order to confirm the tests date and time.
  • Before attending the test please study carefully the regulation regarding bicycle driver’s test.

 

Preparing for the bicycle drivers test

  • Riga Motor Museum’s educational lesson “Road traffic safety” at Bikernieki race tracks office building, S. Eizensteina Street 4, Riga; information: +371 67025888, e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Bicycle drivers test available at CSDD home page: http://csnt.csdd.lv to test your knowledge and readiness to take the real test. There are no limitations regarding the number of times you take the test and its free of charge.
  • CSDD home page for kids about road traffic safety berniem.csdd.lv
  • Book about road traffic safety “Ceļā ar velosipēdu” published by “Zvaigzne ABC” in collaboration with CSDD.
  • Road traffic rules: http://likumi.lv/doc.php?id=90585

Taking the test

  • Individual test are organized in the bikernieki race track’s office building; school groups can take the test at their educational institution that has applied for the test
  • in order to obtain the bicycle driving license, you have to successfully pass the test
  • the theory test is fulfilled electronically on a PC
  • The educational institution that has applied for the organization of the bicycle driver’s test must ensure a computer room with at least 10 computers with internet connection.
  • The test consists of 10 questions that have to be answered in 10 minutes. The applicant has passed the test if he or she has answered correctly to at least 8 questions.

Payment

  • The first time is free of charge
  • 1,08 Euro for each subsequent test