Notification of operation of a Theory Training Centre for Candidate Drivers (KETHEYO)

From National Registry of Administrative Public Services



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At a glance

Points of service

Points of Single Contact (ΚΕΠ – EKE), Regional units

Digital provision points

Number of required documents

5 to 8

Fees

200 €

Estimated Time

2 hours

Description

The procedure concerns the entry into operation of a Theory Training Centre for Candidate Drivers (KETHEYO) with indicative Activity Code Number (KAD) 85.53.11.01. The notification shall contain the information necessary for the activity carried out and shall be submitted by the operator of the activity, who shall be solely accountable for the information contained therein.

Basic information

Competent body

MINISTRY OF INFRASTRUCTURE AND TRANSPORTATION

Authority/Public body’s Unit responsible for the institutional framework of the procedure


Notes

No supporting documents shall be submitted at the time of submission of the notification. The operator of the activity must keep the relevant supporting documents and proof of submission of the notification at the location where the activity is carried out, in accordance with Article 5 of Joint Ministerial Decision No Δ30/Α3/276110/2021. Any natural or legal person shall have the right to notify the operation of as many KETHEYOs as they wish in one or more Regional Units, in accordance with the terms of the above Decision. The code the activity receives following notification by the regional units shall be entered in the Computerised Results Records System (MISKA).

Application

Application Type

Notification/Announcement

Submission by:

Keep within business establishment, Submitted by the applicant (digital), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

Submitted by:

Legal entities, Persons

Title

Notification of operation of a Theory Training Centre for Candidate Drivers (KETHEYO).

Notes:

The operator of the activity submits an application that is accompanied by the necessary supporting documents (in accordance with the applicable legislation) for approval of operation of a school/vocational training centre granting the Certificate of Professional Competence through the Integrated Information System for Exercise of Activities and Controls (OPS-ADE) of Article 14 of Law 4442/2016, which is accessible through the Public Administration Single Digital Portal (gov.gr-SDP). Until activation of the OPS-ADE for part relating to the approval of the operation of the present activity, the application is submitted on paper or in electronic form at the licensing authority or any Citizen Services Centre (KEP) operating as an Integrated Services Centre (EKE) in accordance with Article 7 of Law 3844/2010 (GG I 63), with authentication of signature if it is not submitted by the operator of the activity in person (natural person or legal representative of a legal person).

What you will need

Means of authentication, identification and signature

Identification with TAXISnet codes

    Print

    Requirements

      Fees

        Related


        Means of redress or appeal:

        Other Special administrative appeal

        Rules concerning a lack of reply from the competent authority and the legal consequences for the use:

        Tacit approval

        The special administrative appeal referred to in Article 227 of Law 3852/2010 (GG I 87) shall be lodged against the decision of the competent authority referred to in Article 2 to impose a fine under paragraph 8.

        NACE

        • 85.53 Driving school activities

        Output & Results

        Output

        Digital document production, Document Production

        Steps

          Digital steps

            Other information

            Alternative titles

            Operation of a Theory Training Centre for Candidate Drivers

            Official title

            Notification of operation of a Theory Training Centre for Candidate Drivers (KETHEYO)

            Ways of provision

            Establishment

            Legislation

              Categories

              Τype of procedure

              Trigger

              Notification/Announcement

              Trigger (submission method)

              Application (digital), Application (handwritten)

              Type

              Outgoing
              N1

              ,


            • 1 Company law Incorporation of a business (sole proprietor, partnership).

              No No

            • 2 Possession of passwords to enter software The applicant should, when this is feasible, hold TAXISnet codes for digital submission of the Notification.

              No No

            • 3 Administrative During the operation of the activity, the operator must maintain a file containing the supporting documents required in each case at the premises where the activity is carried out.


              No No

            • 4 Professional Those eligible to operate a driving school or branch thereof are: a) natural persons with a valid certificate for lawful practice of the profession of driving instructor. b) legal persons, where one (1) of their members or at least one (1) of their staff has the status of instructor of candidate drivers and also holds a valid certificate for lawful practice of the profession of driving instructor.

              No No

            • 5 Building The KETHEYO shall consist of at least three (3) separate areas, including one (1) reception area, one (1) classroom and one (1) WC. The premises of the KETHEYO must have the KETHEYO as primary use, must be a single space and not part of a residence. The reception area must be well lit and have adequate ventilation. The classroom must meet the ratio of 2.0 m²/person, which also determines the maximum number of trainees, rounded down to the nearest whole number. The classroom must also be a single space, have good lighting, adequate ventilation, good heating and adequate soundproofing. The WC must be directly accessible from the reception area. KETHEYOs may not operate in a building that houses the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport or the Directorates of Transport and Communications and Vehicle Technical Inspection Centres (KTEO) of the country’s regional units.

              No No

            • 6 Professional The management of studies and responsibility for the proper functioning of the KETHEYO and compliance with the relevant legal provisions is entrusted to a Director of Studies, who must be a car and motorcycle driving instructor with a valid certificate for practising the profession.


              No No

            • 7 Educational Car and motorcycle driving instructors with a valid certificate for practising the profession may teach at KETHEYOs. Instructors who have had their certificate for practising the profession of instructor revoked due to physical incapacity may teach. Also eligible to teach are holders of university or technical educational institute degrees or diplomas from Greece or abroad – recognised as equivalent schools – with specialisation in the subject matter to be taught, as follows: a) For topics relating to vehicle mechanical or technical issues, driving technique, active and passive safety systems and methods, and environmental protection/energy saving, the prospective instructor must hold a degree or diploma from a university or higher technical educational institute or equivalent school whose graduates have the right to undertake engineering projects, or in another field related to the above topics. b) For topics related to medical conditions and driving, road accident first aid, instructors must hold a degree or diploma from a university or higher technical educational institute or equivalent school, in medicine or nursing. c) For topics related to road traffic legislation and social conduct/education of drivers, instructors must hold a degree or diploma from a university or higher technical educational institute or equivalent school of Law, Social Sciences or another field relevant to the above topics. Additionally Greek police officers with proven experience in traffic directorates or departments may provide instruction on the above topics. d) The topics referred to in cases a, b, and c may also be taught by holders of a degree or diploma from a university or higher technical educational institute or equivalent school in a field other than the ones mentioned above, if they have completed training at a vocational training institute in the ‘Driving Instructor’ department. A list of the names and qualifications of the centre’s director of studies and teaching staff shall be posted in a prominent position within the KETHEYO premises.

              No No

            • 8 Technical Outside the KETHEYO and in a prominent position, a sign must be posted with the words a) ‘THEORY TRAINING CENTRE FOR CANDIDATE DRIVERS’ in blue or black, and b) the international symbol ‘L’ in red.


              No No

            • 9 Building Shared premises A car and motorcycle driving school, KETHEYO, vocational training school for granting a Certificate of Professional Competence (PEI), Vocational Training School for Transportation of Hazardous Loads (SEKOOMEE) and Vocational Training School for Couriers (SEKAM) may share the same premises, provided they belong to the same natural or legal person. In the case of shared premises, the following are also required: a) Compliance with all of the requirements for operating the above schools/centres, in accordance with the applicable legal provisions. b) Use of different classrooms if class times overlap. c) The reception area and common spaces of the above schools/centres may be shared, but must be separate from classrooms. Use of auxillary spaces must not disturb the use of classrooms.

              Alternative condition of 5

              Yes Yes

            • 1 For notification of operation of a Theory Training Centre for Candidate Drivers (KETHEYO). 200 €

              Cost Calculation One-off

              Method of Payment Bank cashier, Digital (debit / credit card), Digital (web banking)

              Type of Cost e-Administrative Fee

              Fee Link https://www1.gsis.gr/sgsisapps/eparavolo/public/create.htm?langId=2

              No

            • 1 Proof of submission of notification of operation of a Theory Training Centre for Candidate Drivers (KETHEYO). Certificate

              Proof of submission of notification of operation of a Theory Training Centre for Candidate Drivers (KETHEYO).

              Submission by: Keep within business establishment

              Submitted by: Legal entities, Persons


              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 9703

            • 2 A photocopy of the valid certificate of lawful practice of the profession of driving instructor, if the operator of the activity is a natural person, . If the operator of the activity is a legal person, a photocopy of the valid certificate of lawful practice of the profession of driving instructor of a member of the legal person or personnel with the status of instructor. Photocopy of the Director of Studies’ valid certificate of lawful practice of the profession of driving instructor. Photocopies of the valid certificates of lawful practice of the profession of car and motorcycle driving instructor of the instructors collaborating in any way with the KETHEYO. Photocopies of the degrees, diplomas and any other documentary evidence of the other teaching staff specialising in the subject matter to be taught. Work Permit

              A photocopy of the valid certificate of lawful practice of the profession of driving instructor, if the operator of the activity is a natural person, . If the operator of the activity is a legal person, a photocopy of the valid certificate of lawful practice of the profession of driving instructor of a member of the legal person or personnel with the status of instructor. Photocopy of the Director of Studies’ valid certificate of lawful practice of the profession of driving instructor. Photocopies of the valid certificates of lawful practice of the profession of car and motorcycle driving instructor of the instructors collaborating in any way with the KETHEYO. Photocopies of the degrees, diplomas and any other documentary evidence of the other teaching staff specialising in the subject matter to be taught.

              Submission by: Keep within business establishment

              Submitted by: Legal entities, Persons


              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 9197

            • 3 Certificate of primary use of the space from a private engineer. Certificate

              Certificate of primary use of the space from a private engineer.

              Relevant link: https://www.yme.gr/metafores/adeies-odigisis/ekpaideytes-kai-sxoles-odigon

              Submission by: Keep within business establishment

              Submitted by: Legal entities, Persons

              Notes: The certificate is accompanied by the documents provided for in Article 5(e) of Joint Ministerial Decision No Δ30/Α3/276110/2021.

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 9703

            • 4 Solemn declaration of non-prohibition of the activity by the co-ownership regulation. Solemn Declaration

              Solemn declaration of non-prohibition of the activity by the co-ownership regulation.

              Relevant link: https://www.gov.gr/en/ipiresies/polites-kai-kathemerinoteta/psephiaka-eggrapha-gov-gr/ekdose-upeuthunes-deloses

              Submission by: Keep within business establishment

              Submitted by: Legal entities, Persons

              Relevant Procedure: Solemn declaration and electronic solemn declaration

              Notes: Only if the activity is housed in a multi-storey building.

              Document submitted under requirements: Yes

              Document’s requirement: Building

              No 7320

            • 5 Passive fire protection study for KETHEYOs housed in buildings subject to the application of Presidential Decree 41/2018 (GG I 80) or of Presidential Decree 71/1988 (GG I 32), as well as an active fire protection study. Drawings / studies by an engineer / architect

              Passive fire protection study for KETHEYOs housed in buildings subject to the application of Presidential Decree 41/2018 (GG I 80) or of Presidential Decree 71/1988 (GG I 32), as well as an active fire protection study.

              Submission by: Keep within business establishment

              Submitted by: Legal entities, Persons

              Notes: These studies should be copies of those officially deposited with the information systems for issuing of building permits (e-Adies) and/or fire protection. If the studies have not been submitted via the information systems, they must come from the hard-copy file kept by the Building Service and/or Fire Service and bear the seal of the corresponding service.

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 5768

            • 6 Proof of payment of the administrative fee for the activity in question. Proof of payment / Receipt

              Proof of payment of the administrative fee for the activity in question.

              Relevant link: https://www1.gsis.gr/sgsisapps/eparavolo/public/create.htm?langId=2

              Submission by: Keep within business establishment

              Submitted by: Legal entities, Persons


              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 7053

            • 7 Photocopy of valid charter of the legal person and amendments to said articles of association. Legal documents from legal entities

              Photocopy of valid charter of the legal person and amendments to said articles of association.

              Submission by: Keep within business establishment

              Submitted by: Legal entities

              Notes: Only for legal persons not required to register with the General Commercial Register (GEMI).

              Document submitted under requirements: Yes

              Document’s requirement: Company law

              No 9338

            • 8 Photocopy of legal documents verifying representation of the legal person. Status of staff / associates

              Photocopy of legal documents verifying representation of the legal person.

              Submission by: Keep within business establishment

              Submitted by: Legal entities

              Notes: Only for legal persons not required to register with the General Commercial Register (GEMI).

              Document submitted under requirements: Yes

              Document’s requirement: Company law

              No 7338

            • Joint Ministerial Decision D30/A3/276110 2021 4742 Β

              Description Determining the procedure, content and supporting documents, administrative fees and penalties for notifying the operation of a car and motorcycle driving school, branches thereof and Centres for Theory Training Centres for Candidate Drivers (KETHEYOs).

              Legal references https://www.et.gr/api/DownloadFeksApi/?fek pdf=20210204742

            • Law 4, 215, 216, 217, 218 ,219 ,220 , 221 ,222, 223 4811 2021 108 Α

              Description Simplification of the framework for the exercise of economic activities within the remit of the Ministries of Development and Investment, Infrastructure and Transport, Health and Tourism, provisions for productive activities and development support and other urgent provisions.

              Legal references https://www.et.gr/api/DownloadFeksApi/?fek pdf=20210100108

            • Law 4442 2016 230 Α

              Description New institutional framework for the exercise of economic activity and other provisions.

              Legal references https://www.et.gr/api/DownloadFeksApi/?fek pdf=20160100230

            • 1 Launching of procedure



              No No


            • 2 Receipt of the Notification by the competent Directorate of Transport and Communications

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Directorate

              Μethod of Implementation Manual Action

              Description The notification is submitted by the interested party on paper or in electronic form to the competent Directorate of Transport and Communications of the relevant Regional Unit where the Theory Training Centre for Candidate Drivers (KETHEYO) is located and operates. The competent authority shall assign to the notification a unique serial number which remains the same even when altered with the simple addition of serial numbering for each change.

              Notes There is also provision for the notification’s being made exclusively through the OPS-ADE of Article 14 of Law 4442/2016 (GG I 230). Until the OPS-ADE is activated, the notification shall be submitted via the electronic system www.notifybusiness.gov.gr, accessible via the Single Digital Portal of the Public Administration (Gov.gr-E.P.P.), if technically feasible. When the notification is submitted electronically via the OPS-ADE or www.notifybusiness.gov.gr, it is given a unique number and time stamp, which are generated by the system. The file with the unique number shall serve as proof of submission of the notification, and no registration shall be required.

              Yes No


            • 3 Receipt of Notification by a KEP-EKE

              Responsible for Implementation KEP (ΚΕΠ) employee

              Μethod of Implementation Manual Action

              Description The notification is submitted by the interested party, in hard copy, to any Citizen Services Centre (KEP) operating as an Integrated Services Centre (EKE), with authentication of signature if it is not submitted by the operator of the activity in person (natural person or legal representative of legal person). The KEP-EKE takes receipt of the notification and issues a submission receipt with the submitted notification attached.

              Notes Until the OPS-ADE is activated, the notification shall be submitted via the electronic system www.notifybusiness.gov.gr, accessible via the Single Digital Portal of the Public Administration (Gov.gr-E.P.P.), if technically feasible. When the notification is submitted electronically via the OPS-ADE or www.notifybusiness.gov.gr, it is given a unique number and time stamp, which are generated by the system. The file with the unique number shall serve as proof of submission of the notification, and no registration shall be required.

              Yes No


            • 4 Notification Submission Receipt

              Responsible for Implementation KEP (ΚΕΠ) employee

              Μethod of Implementation Manual Action

              Description A notification submission receipt is issued to the interested party at the KEP-EKE, and the notification is forwarded to the competent Directorate of Transport and Communications of the relevant Regional Unit where the Theory Training Centre for Candidate Drivers (KETHEYO) is located and operates.

              Yes No


            • 5 Notification Receipt

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Directorate

              Μethod of Implementation Manual Action

              Description The competent Directorate for Transport and Communications takes receipt of the notification and issues a submission receipt with the submitted notification attached.

              Yes No


            • 6 Forwarding of Notification

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Directorate

              Μethod of Implementation Signature

              Description The competent Directorate for Transport and Communications shall, within five (5) working days at the latest, forward the notification or change in the notification to the Directorate for Road Traffic and Safety of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport, the National Transparency Authority, the relevant Building Service and the relevant Fire Service, as the case may be, and any other department that it considers must be made aware of the operation of the activity in order for the checks provided for by law to be carried out. The notification is forwarded electronically via the system or by email, without a cover letter required for this purpose.

              No No


            • 7 Inspections of Activity

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Directorate

              Μethod of Implementation Inspection

              Description After submission of the notification of operation or from the time when the obligation to submit it arose, the competent Directorate and the other control authorities may carry out inspections to verify the correctness of the notification information and monitor the operator’s compliance with the requirements of Chapter XXXI of Law 4442/2016. The first inspection is carried out necessarily within two (2) months of submission of the initial notification.

              No No


            • 8 Carrying out an on-site inspection

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Directorate

              Μethod of Implementation Inspection

              Description On-site inspections are carried out by a two-member committee appointed by decision of the regional governor on a recommendation from the competent directorate. Officials of the departments of the competent Region who hold tertiary education degrees may be designated as committee members. The two-member audit committee referred to herein may, at the same time, exercise the supervisory powers exercised to ensure compliance with the operating conditions. During the on-site inspection, the operator of the activity makes available to the inspection committee the data related to the object of the inspection and provides written or oral explanations regarding issues that arise.

              Yes No


            • 9 Carrying out a remote Inspection

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Directorate

              Μethod of Implementation Inspection

              Description Remote inspections are carried out by the directorate competent for carrying out remote inspections, which sends the operator of the activity, via registered letter, a request for submission of the file of supporting documents of Article 5 of the Joint Ministerial Decision, electronically or in hard copy if the operator is unable to send it electronically, with five (5) days of receiving the request. If the file is not submitted within the five-day deadline, an on-site inspection is carried out. The competent authority referred to in Article 2 checks the file submitted and asks the operator of the activity to provide oral or written explanations. A report is drawn up on the remote inspection, noting any violations.

              Yes No


            • 10 Finding of violations – Fines

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Directorate

              Μethod of Implementation Manual Action

              Description The Regional Unit’s competent Directorate of Transport and Communications sends a copy of the inspection report to the operator of the activity by registered letter. If violations were found, in the same letter the operator is asked to set out their views on the findings of the inspection and to resolve the violation with five (5) working days of the day following the day on which the letter was received. If the operator of the activity fails to submit their views within the deadline or the views are found by the competent directorate to be unsubstantiated, administrative fines are imposed by the directorate. The decision to impose an administrative find shall be notified to the operator of the activity in a document calling on them to pay the fine within ten (10) working days of receiving the document. If the violation is deemed to be minor, the competent directorate can make a recommendation and set a deadline for compliance. If the operator complies within the deadline, no fine is imposed. The fines imposed in accordance with this decision shall be collected as public revenue in accordance with the provisions of the Pubic Revenue Collection Code. If a violation is found regarding the notification of this decision, the operator of the activity shall be subject to the penalties referred to in Article 15(1) of Law 4442/2016, and specifically an administrative fine of between two hundred (200) and twelve thousand (12 000) euros.

              No Yes




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