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What Are Road Transport Authorization Certificates And Types?


Published 01 Sep 2020

What Are Road Transport Authorization Certificates And Types?

What Are Road Transport Authorization Certificates And Types?


If you want to carry out transportation, shipping or similar work, you should definitely know what is SRC, what is the transportation authorization certificate, what is the difference between SRC and authorization certificate. You can find all information about SRC types, types of authorization certificates, SRC and things to do to obtain an authorization certificate in our article. We will give information about the SRC document required for drivers before moving on to road transport authorization documents.

 

What Are SRC Certificate And Types?

Regardless of the type of vehicle, if you are going to use a vehicle for commercial purposes, the name of the document you must have is SRC. SRC is the professional competence document required for commercial vehicle use. If you drive any vehicle for commercial purposes without your SRC certificate, you will be fined. According to the 26 / L1 and 26 / L2 articles of the Road Transport Law No. 4925; Drivers who drive without an SRC certificate are fined 283 TL in accordance with Article 26/L1, additionaly 715 TL for authorization certificate owner or owner of the vehicle.

 

Who Can Get SRC Certificate?

Of course, the first requirement for SRC is to have a driver's license.

To get this document, you should take a look at the date you received your driver's license before applying. If you have a driver's license before February 25, 2003, you can get your SRC certificate without having to attend any course or exam.

The fact that you received your driver's license before the specified date does not mean that you can immediately receive all SRC documents. Here, too, your license class will be an important criterion. You can apply for SRC 2 and SRC 4 if the license you have before 2003 is B, and SRC-2, SRC-3, SRC4 for C-D class. If your license class is E before this date, you can get whatever you want from SRC-1, SRC-2, SRC-3, SRC-4 documents.

If your license, which was obtained before February 25, 2003, is class B, there is another criterion for you. Class B driver's license holders must have at least 90 days of paid insurance or Bağ-Kur premium before February 25, 2003.

You cannot apply for SRC if you are over the age of 65.

If you received your driver's license after February 25, 2003, you must attend the courses of institutions authorized by the ministry and pass the SRC exam. To be considered successful in this exam, you must have a score of 60 out of 100.

 

How Many Types Of SRC Certificates Are There?

There are 5 different types of SRC documents. Respectively, SRC Document Types are as follows:

SRC 1 Certificate: If you are a driver who will carry out international passenger transportation, this is the professional competence document you need to get.

SRC 2 Certificate: It is the professional competence document that you must obtain in order to carry out domestic passenger transportation.

SRC 3 Certificate: It is the professional competence document that you must obtain if you are or are doing international freight and goods transportation.

SRC 4 Certificate: It is a professional qualification document that must be obtained in order to transport domestic goods.

SRC 5 Certificate: If you are going to transport dangerous goods, it is the professional competence document you need to get.

 

How To Obtain Exemption SRC Certificate Without Attending The Course?

You know that many services are provided on the internet with E-Government assurance and ease. One of the simplified processes is the SRC Certificate application. You can apply for an exempted SRC certificate by following the instructions below.

 

Click on the address https://www.turkiye.gov.tr/udvh-muafiyetli-src-belgesi-basvuru?asama=1.

Since you are not logged into the system, you will be directed to the authentication page.

On this page, you must enter your T.C. ID number and E-government password.

If you do not have an e-Government password, you can purchase your password from the nearest PTT branch.

After verifying your identity, you will be directed to the page where you will make transactions.

Select the type of document you want from the first tab of this page that opens. (SRC 1-2-3-4-5)

In the second tab, select the province where you received your license.

In the third tab, enter the number 5 field on the front side for new drivers and the document number field on the front side for old type drivers.

In the fourth tab, enter the serial and number field in the lower right corner of the back for new driving licenses, and the letter and number in the upper right corner of the reverse for old driving licenses.

At the bottom, your phone number registered in the system will appear in your contact information. If you want to change the number displayed, click on the "Contact Options" link and make your correction on the relevant page.

Complete your transaction by clicking the "Apply" button.

You have finished your application; but your transactions are not over yet. You must pay the fee of your SRC document to the nearest Halkbank or Vakıfbank branch.

After making your document payment, you can create your Barcoded Vocational Qualification Certificate by using the E-Government Vocational Qualification Certificate Inquiry / Editing service.

 

How To Get SRC Certificate With Course And Exam?

You need to train in SRC courses authorized by the Ministry. After receiving your training for the required time, you must take the exam that is held on certain dates and be successful.

 

SRC Course And Document Prices

At the end of each year for the education given in SRC courses, the base prices are determined by the fee commission by taking the opinions of private institutions within the framework of the Private Education Institutions regulation. These determined prices are approved by the governorship. Each course sets its own prices provided that they do not fall below the base prices. In 2018, an average of 900 - 1000 TL course fee is applied.

In addition to the course fee, you will have to pay 80 TL tuition fee for the exam and additionaly 17 TL SRC card fee.

 

What Are The Documents Required For SRC Certificate Training?

Driver's License copy

Identity Card copy

Diploma copy

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After all the necessary information about SRC documents, we answer all your questions about transportation documents.

 

What Is Authorization Certificate?

It is mandatory for real and legal persons who will engage in transportation, agency, transportation affairs brokerage, transport affairs organization, transport warehouse management, cargo management, logistics management, distribution management, terminal management and similar activities within the scope of the Highways Transport Regulation to obtain the authorization certificate or necessary documents for their activities from the Ministry. The authorization certificate in the class determined according to the type of commercial activity to be carried out must be applied.

The mandatory authorization documents and explanations according to the Highway Transport Regulation published by UBAK are as follows:


Types of Authorization Certificate (according to ARTICLE 6-)

(1) Type A authorization certificate: It is given to real and legal persons who will carry passengers by automobile for commercial purposes. According to the mode of transportation, it is divided into the following types:

a) A1 authorization certificate: For those who will carry out domestic passenger transportation.

b) A2 authorization certificate: For those who will make international passenger transportation


(2) Type B authorization certificate: Issued to real and legal persons who will carry out international and domestic passenger transport by bus. According to the mode of transportation, it is divided into the following types:

a) B1 authorization certificate: Those who will carry out international and intercity commercial passenger transportation on a scheduled basis.

b) B2 authorization certificate: Those who will carry out international and domestic commercial passenger transportation without a schedule.

c) B3 authorization certificate: Those who will transport passengers (only their own personnel) related to their main field of activity on international and domestic lines.

 

(3) Type C authorization certificate: Issued to real and legal persons who will carry international and domestic goods. According to the mode of transportation, it is divided into the following types:

a) C1 authorization certificate: Those who will only transport goods related to their main field of activity and will not transport for commercial purposes.

b) C2 authorization certificate: Those who will carry goods for commercial purposes.

c) C3 authorization certificate: For those who will transport home and office goods for commercial purposes.

 

(4) Type D authorization certificate: It is given to real and legal persons who will make domestic passenger transportation by bus. According to the mode of transportation, it is divided into the following types:

a) D1 authorization certificate: Those who will carry out scheduled intercity commercial passenger transportation.

b) D2 authorization certificate: Those who will carry out domestic commercial passenger transportation without tariff.

c) D3 authorization certificate: Those who will carry passengers (only their own personnel) related to their main field of activity within the country and will not transport for commercial purposes.

d) D4 authorization certificate: It is given to those who will carry out commercial passenger transportation within the province regardless of the intercity and transportation distance up to 100 kilometers with and without tariff.

 

(5) Type F authorization certificate: Issued to real and legal persons who will act as agents in the field of passenger transportation for commercial purposes. It is divided into the following types according to the mode of activity:

a) F1 authorization certificate: Those who will act as an agency in the field of domestic passenger transportation.

b) F2 authorization certificate: For those who will act as an agency in the field of international and domestic passenger transportation.


(6) Type G authorization certificate: Issued to real and legal persons who will act as agencies in the field of goods and cargo transportation for commercial purposes. It is divided into the following types according to the mode of activity:

a) G1 authorization certificate: Those who will act as an agency in the field of domestic goods transportation.

b) G2 authorization certificate: For those who will act as an agency in the field of international and domestic goods transportation.

c) G3 authorization certificate: For those who will act as an agency in the field of domestic cargo transportation.

d) G4 authorization certificate: It is given to those who will act as an agency in the field of international and domestic cargo transportation.

 

(7) Type H authorization certificate: Issued to real and legal persons who will act as brokers in the field of goods transportation for commercial purposes. It is divided into the following types according to the mode of activity:

a) H1 authorization certificate: Those who will act as a broker in the field of domestic goods transportation.

b) H2 authorization certificate: Those who will act as a broker in the field of international and domestic goods transportation.

 

(8) Type K authorization certificate: Issued to real and legal persons who will transport goods domestically. According to the mode of transportation, it is divided into the following types:

a) K1 authorization certificate: Those who will carry goods for commercial purposes.

b) K2 authorization certificate: Those who will only transport goods related to their main field of activity and will not transport for commercial purposes.

c) K3 authorization certificate: For those who will carry home and office goods for commercial purposes.

 

(9) Type L authorization certificate: It is given to real and legal persons who will carry out logistics operations for commercial purposes. It is divided into the following types according to the mode of activity:

a) L1 authorization certificate: For those who will do domestic logistics business.

b) L2 authorization certificate: Those who will operate in international and domestic logistics.

 

(10) Type M authorization certificate: Issued to real and legal persons who will operate cargo for commercial purposes on a scheduled basis. It is divided into the following types according to the mode of activity:

a) M1 authorization certificate: For those who will perform intraviary cargo operation.

b) M2 authorization certificate: Those who will operate domestic cargo.

c) M3 authorization certificate: Those who will operate international and domestic cargo management.

 

(11) Type N authorization certificate: It is given to real and legal persons who will operate shipping warehouse for commercial purposes. It is divided into the following types according to the mode of activity:

a) N1 authorization certificate: For those who will operate a local transport warehouse.

b) N2 authorization certificate: For those who will operate domestic transport warehouse.

 

(12) Type P authorization certificate: It is given to real and legal persons who will operate distribution business for commercial purposes. It is divided into the following types according to the mode of activity:

a) P1 authorization certificate: For those who will carry out local distribution business.

b) P2 authorization certificate: Those who will do domestic distribution business.

 

(13) Type R authorization certificate: It is given to real and legal persons who will organize transportation works for commercial purposes. It is divided into the following types according to the mode of activity:

a) R1 authorization certificate: For those who will be the organizer of domestic transportation works.

b) R2 authorization certificate: Those who will organize international and domestic transportation works.

 

(14) Type T authorization certificate: It is given to real and legal persons and public institutions andorganizations that will operate terminal and are divided into the following types:

a) T1 authorization certificate: Those who will operate the passenger terminal within the borders of the Metropolitan Municipality.

b) T2 authorization certificate: Those who will operate passenger terminals in settlements outside the borders of the Metropolitan Municipality.

c) T3 authorization certificate: Those who will operate goods terminal.

 

Authorization Certificate Fees

The fees for the authorization documents are determined by the Ministry of Transport. You can examine the fee schedule determined for the year 2020 in the authorization document in the table below. Authorization certificate fees have been updated for 2020.


DOCUMENT DESCRIPTION / DESCRIPTION

ICON 

FEE (TL) 

Intercity Passenger Transportation by Car

A1

10.000,-

International Passenger Transportation by Car

A2

15.000,-

International and Intercity Scheduled Passenger Transportation by Bus

B1

60.000,-

International and Domestic Non-Scheduled Passenger Transportation by Bus

B2

25.000,-

International and Domestic Own Personnel Transportation by Bus

B3

5.000,-

International and Domestic Goods Transportation related to its own business

C1

5.000,-

International and Domestic Merchandise Transport

C2

40.000,-

International and Domestic Transportation of Home / Office Goods

C3

10.000,-

Intercity Scheduled Passenger Transportation by Bus

D1

30.000,-

Non-Scheduled Domestic Passenger Transportation by Bus

D2

15.000,-

Domestic Transportation of Own Personnel by Bus

D3

5.000,-

Intercity and Suburban Passenger Transportation up to 100 km by Bus

D4

4.000,-

Domestic Passenger Transport Agency

F1

4.000,-

International and Domestic Passenger Transport Agency

F2

6.000,-

Domestic Goods Transport Agency

G1

4.000,-

International and Domestic Goods Transport Agency

G2

6.000,-

Domestic Cargo Agency

G3

4.000,-

International and Domestic Cargo Agency

G4

cancelled

Domestic Goods Brokerage

H1

4.000,-

International and Domestic Goods Brokerage

H2

6.000,-

Domestic Commercial Goods Transportation

K1

10.000,-

Domestic Goods Transportation for Own Business

K2

10.000,-

Domestic Commercial Home / Office Goods Transportation

K3

5.000,-

Domestic Logistics Management

L1

100.000,-

International and Domestic Logistics Management

L2

200.000,-

In-City Cargo Management

M1

20.000,-

Domestic Cargo Management

M2

150.000,-

International and Domestic Cargo Management

M3

cancelled

In-City Transport Warehouse Management

N1

10.000,-

Domestic Shipping Warehouse Management

N2

20.000,-

In-City Distribution Management

P1

20.000,-

Domestic Distribution Management

P2

150.000,-

Domestic Transport Affairs Organization

R1

150.000,-

International and Domestic Transportation Affairs Organization

R2

200.000,-

Passenger Terminal Management within the Borders of the Metropolitan Municipality

T1

5.000,-

Passenger Terminal Management Outside the Metropolitan Municipality Borders

T2

5.000,-

Goods Terminal Management

T3

5.000,-

Each Vehicle Card



300,-

Transport Special Permit Certificate



200,-