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Where do I collect my USAREUR temporary license?

A Guide for PCS Families in the Kaiserslautern Military Community


Arriving in Germany marks the beginning of an exciting journey for U.S. Air Force and Army personnel, and one of the frst steps in this adventure is obtaining your USAREUR driver’s license. This guide specifcally caters to the needs of both Air Force and Army personnel, highlighting the distinct processes at Ramstein Air Base and Kleber Kaserne. Understanding where and how to collect your license is essential for a smooth transition into your new life in Germany, and we’re here to help you navigate this process with ease.

Location-Specifc Information

Different processes for Air Force and Army personnel.

For Air Force Personnel: Ramstein Air Base

  • Location: Bldg 2106, Rm 201.
  • Contact: DSN 480-5534; +49-6371-47-5534.
  • Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (By appointment only).

For Army Personnel: Kleber Kaserne

  • Location: Bldg 3213, Rm 207.
  • Contact: DSN 483-7332; +49-631-411-7332.
  • Note: Ramstein’s Testing Station not for Army personnel.

What to Bring when collecting your USAREUR license

  • JKO certifcate of completion.
  • Military ID and valid stateside driver’s license.
  • Orders/Command Sponsorship or Letter of Logistics Support.
  • Payment: Debit/credit card or check/money order ($30 fee).

Additional Requirements for Motorcyclists

  • Military: State license with motorcycle endorsement, MSF card.
  • Civilians: State license with motorcycle endorsement.


Congratulations on successfully navigating the USAREUR driver’s license process in Germany! This achievement is more than just a bureaucratic necessity; it’s a key to your independence and enjoyment in your new posting. With your license in hand, Germany’s scenic routes and rich cultural experiences are now open for you to explore. Drive safely, and embrace every moment of your journey in this beautiful country.