Use this service to apply for:

  • a heavy goods vehicle (HGV) operator’s licence
  • a public service vehicle (PSV) operator’s licence
  • an interim operator licence

You can also pay any application or licence fees.

You’ll usually get a decision within 7 weeks if you apply online, but it can take longer.

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Before you start

You need:

  • a debit or credit card
  • your username and password if you’ve used the service before

You can register in the service if you’ve not used it before.

Other ways to apply

You can apply by post if you cannot use the online service.

If you live in England, Scotland or Wales, contact the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) to request a form.

DVSA customer service centre
Telephone: 0300 123 9000
Monday to Friday, 7:30am to 6pm
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Contact the Transport Regulation Unit if you live in Northern Ireland.

Transport Regulation Unit
Telephone: 0300 200 7831
Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
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Send your completed form to the Office of the Traffic Commissioner. The address is on the form.

You’ll usually get a decision within 9 weeks if you apply by post, but it can take longer.